Kalamazoo Balloon Fest starts Friday

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — The Kalamazoo skies will be filled with color this weekend as the Kalamazoo Balloon Fest celebrates its 10th anniversary.

The event runs from August 26-28 and features balloon launches each day and balloon glow events in the evening. It takes place at Gull Meadow Farm and includes activities for children, food trucks and a car show.

Show organizer Derrick Jones said the event has become a late-summer tradition for many families in the area.

Follow the Facebook event page for more details on balloon launch times and any changes due to weather.

For the full conversation with Derrick Joneswatch the video in the player above.

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