Event organizers thrilled for 2022 Balloon Glow

The 2022 Lakeshore Balloon Glow is scheduled for downtown Manitowoc’s riverfront on Friday evening, August 19.

During an appearance Thursday on WOMT’s After Further Review with Jason and Tina Prigge, event spokeswoman Heather Wesley of Fox Communities Credit Union said they plan to have six hot air balloons attached to the ground at dusk.

“What’s so beautiful is when the sun goes down and it’s dusk, you see the propane lights heating up…these beautiful balloons, and it lights up this whole area.” she explained. “It’s a sight to behold.”

Wesley added that they were thrilled to once again host the “Webfooters” water ski show from Fremont.

“They were a huge hit last year,” she says. “So much so that we invited them back this year. We are thrilled to have them in the water and to provide another amazing show for our guests.

Other festivities scheduled between 5 and 9 p.m. that day include a traveling snake show, demonstration by Lakeshore Robotics, bouncy houses, Mischief and Magic performing a series of acts, 13 food trucks, cobs corn served by the Lions Club and a drinks area.

The evening will end with a fireworks display.

Proceeds from this year’s Lakeshore Balloon Glow will support the City of Manitowoc’s new downtown holiday decorations, especially for the magnificent 26-foot Christmas tree that will become the focal point of Burger Boat Park during the holiday season. holidays.

For more information on this year’s event, call (920) 684-5575, visit https://chambermanitowoccounty.org/lakeshore-balloon-glow-2022/8796/ or visit https://www.facebook .com/lakeshoreballoonglow/.