Photo from Balloon Fest- Urbana, Ohio
Champaign County will be aglow October 4-5 during this year's Champaign County Balloon Fest. The “Hot Air Affair” will be held at Grimes Field 4-9 p.m. on Friday and 2-9 p.m. on Saturday. Ticket prices are $2 for adults and teens, $1 for children 6-12 and children under 6 years are free! Enjoy music, a variety of food served by food trucks, contests, children’s activities and a dedicated beer garden for the adults.
Balloons launch at 6pm & later return to the airport for the evening "glow".
Vendors can find information and an application to register here. Champaign County Balloon Fest organizers are looking for volunteers to work as crew members for balloonists, contact Elton Cultice at Grimes Field- (937) - 652-4319.
The event is sponsored by the Grimes Field Foundation Committee.