If you're looking for something different and fun this weekend then this will really fit the bill. Hot air balloons are such a beautiful and majestic sight to see. Another wonderful sight to see is a balloon glow. This is when hot air balloons are on the ground and lit up at night. You have the chance to see it all this weekend.

 

 Red River Balloon Rally and Festival Friday, June 24 & Saturday, June 25

The Red River Balloon Rally in Bossier City this weekend from 5 PM to 10 PM each night.

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The festival will have balloon glow, live music plus a firework show. There will be tethered balloon rides and a kids’ fun zone. There will also be a kite exhibition and a kite-flying competition.

What is a Balloon Glow?

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Balloon Glows give you the chance to get up close to the balloons at night and see them all lit up.

When Will The Hot Air Balloons will Compete With Each Other?

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This week there is the U.S. Team Nationals Hot Air Balloon Championship going on. So if you are in the area you will see around 30 beautiful balloons and their pilots competing against each. The rally competition is early each morning from 6:45 AM to 8 AM Wednesday, June 22 through Saturday, June 25.

How Much Are Tickets to the Red River Balloon Rally?

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Tickets are $12 for ages 13 and over, a Military discount with a Military ID ticket is $10, and kids ages 3 to 12 are $10.   Tickets can be purchased online at https://redriverballoonrally.com/tickets/ or discounted tickets can be purchased at local Brookshire’s/Super 1 Foods. Parking is free. The schedule of events is available on the festival's website and on their Facebook events page.

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