Thursday, January 8, 2009

Inaugural Seaside Balloon Fest

The very first Seaside Balloon Fest is this weekend at the New Smyrna Beach Municipal Airport on US 1. It will be held Friday night from 5-8:30pm and Saturday starting at about 7am. Events include:

Friday: "Balloon Glow" -- illumination of balloon envelopes by their burners accompanied by music. Plus tethered balloon rides, food and other activities. On Saturday there will be a simultaneous dawn liftoff of at least 20 hot-air balloons. You can make a reservation and take a ride for a cost of $175 per person. Call 407-897-5432 for reservations.

Here is an article on the event from the News Journal.