Take to the Skies With the Arkansas Hot Air Balloon State Championship

hot air balloonIf you had a blast at the Branson Balloon Festival this August or if you missed out, here’s your chance at some more hot air balloon festivities with the 19th Annual Arkansas Hot Air Balloon State Championship.

The Harrison Regional Chamber of Commerce is hosting this outdoor event in downtown Harrison, Arkansas starting tomorrow and continuing through Sunday, Sept. 7.

The festival will kick off Friday night with the Hare and the Hound Balloon Race and continue on Saturday morning with more balloon race competitions. Evening festivities will continue with balloons tethered to the ground for the Balloon Glow, tethered balloon rides for $5 and inflatables, pony rides, face painting for the kids and of course food for the whole family.

From 8 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday, The Harrison Art League will be hosting the 3rd Annual Blue Sky Art Festival on the Court House square showcasing more than 30 artist booths, vendors and live entertainment.

For a full weekend of incredible hot air balloon excitement, check out the 19th Annual Arkansas Hot Air Balloon State Championship, located just a half hour south of Branson.

For more information, visit http://www.arkansasballoonfest.com/.

One thought on “Take to the Skies With the Arkansas Hot Air Balloon State Championship”

  1. It’s been entirely too long since I’ve had my face painted! I’ve also never been in a hot air balloon. This may warrant a trip to Harrison tomorrow!

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