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Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic will happen in 2020

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Posted at 1:30 PM, Jul 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-07 15:30:25-04

BOISE, Idaho — The Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic will go on as planned in 2020, according to a Facebook post. The classic is now in its 30th year and will take place on September 2 through 6.

Organizers ask that you have not traveled to a country designated by the CDC as a level two or higher, been on a cruise ship or spent significant time in any area identified as a containment zone or which travels restrictions have been implemented. If you have traveled in the 14-days before the event or have been in contact with someone diagnosed with the coronavirus, you are asked to stay home.

The event will also be taking the following precautionary measures:

  • Adopting a “no hand-shake policy” and practicing good hygiene
  • Wiping down surfaces – with staff designated to be wiping down surfaces throughout the event with gloves
  • Staff who are in close contact with guests will be wearing gloves
  • Purell stations
  • Promoting keeping a healthy distance with the recommend 6-8 feet
  • Fact sheets posted

The official pilot and balloon lineup were announced on June 25. Click here to see the full list.