The Oxford Balloon Festival has been confirmed for 2022 with a variety of entertainment ranging from fire eaters to fireworks. Many people are desperate to resume the festival season which has been suspended for almost two years, although most people think of music festivals when they imagine extravagant weekends. However,Read More →

The gravity-defying feats of ‘Jack-of-all-trades’ James Tytler would cause great excitement in his own lifetime, but the Angus-born polymath’s rightful status as the country’s first aviator today is barely recognized and his name little known outside of Scotland. READ MORE – Lewis Capaldi celebrates in Edinburgh after visiting famed clubRead More →

Our Havasu Balloon Festival cover is brought to you by Coldwell Banker’s A-Team. The 11th Annual Lake Havasu Hot Air Balloon Festival is over. According to festival director Steve Ticknor, “”1,300 volunteers filled approximately 2,500 shifts and approximately 100 vendors participated in the event. “ There were 75 balloon pilotsRead More →

The second edition of the Qatar Balloon Festival, held from December 9 to 18, received positive feedback from the public with its 35 hot air balloons crossing the sky of Doha for 10 days. “Our first edition was a great success, and we saw a big increase in public attentionRead More →

For the most part, Kaashi is the seat of the gods, one sees colorful throngs of pilgrims, a vast sacred landscape and climactic end-of-life ceremonies in the undulating ganga while navigating its crowded streets, unfolding like a production of Broadway and a costume drama. all at once. Many scholars, literaryRead More →

NATCHEZ — Many in the Miss-Lou saw nearly 40 different hot air balloons fly during the 36and Annual Natchez Hot Air Balloon Festival just two weeks ago, but for students at Robert Lewis Magnet School, the fun didn’t stop there. Kurt Vitense, a pilot from St. Peters Missouri who boughtRead More →

EVAN LAWRENCE Special for The Post-Star CAMBRIDGE — Hot air balloon burners lit up the facade of Cambridge’s historic hotel on Saturday night in a ‘candlestick’ event, part of Balloon Bash 19½. The Balloon Bash was a fundraiser and preview of the Cambridge Valley Balloon Festival 2022, organized by theRead More →

Live music, arts and crafts, a beer garden, carnival and, of course, hot air balloons will be some of the highlights of this year’s Natchez Ballon Festival. Now in its 36th year, this year’s three-day event will run Friday through Sunday, October 15-17, on the grounds of the historic RosalieRead More →

NATCHEZ – Natchez is now one weekend away from the Natchez Balloon Festival, which is due to take place from Friday October 15 to Sunday October 17. Merchandise, including this year’s winning balloon t-shirt and poster by artist Debora Novarini, is on sale now at the Natchez Historical Foundation, locatedRead More →

By Julian Grace, WRAL presenter/reporter Raleigh, North Carolina – Raleigh Balloon Glow lit up the sky Friday night. The three-day balloon festival is sold out and could mean more upcoming festivals bringing more traffic and tourist dollars to Raleigh. About 1,000 people filled Dorothea Dix Park for the balloons. OrganizersRead More →

One of the most influential new voices in blues music will headline the 2021 Natchez Balloon Festival. Festival organizers have released a list of artists and bands who will entertain crowds at the festival site overlooking the Mississippi River on the grounds of the historic house, Rosalie. Christone “Kingfish” IngramRead More →

NATCHEZ – Natchez Balloon Festival 2021 poster and t-shirt artwork contest winner Debora Novarini says her first opportunity to attend the balloon festival was last year during a pandemic . Although there were no carnival rides or concerts on the typical festival grounds outside of Rosalie, as there would beRead More →

HEB/Central Market Plano Balloon Festival And Run* Plano Hot Air Balloon Race 2021* While some organizations like the American Heart Association’s Heart Ribs create strict guidelines…make it ultra-strict…for their next fundraisers to begin, the HEB | of three days | Central Market Plano Balloon Festival and Run from Friday SeptemberRead More →

TOWNSEND, Tenn. – On August 21, the Great Smoky Mountains Hot Air Balloon Festival will celebrate its fourth year with professional balloonists lighting up the Tennessee night sky. The event will feature food trucks and various local vendors, as well as kid-friendly activities like face painting and rock climbing. TheRead More →

For its fourth year, the Great Smoky Mountains Hot Air Balloon Festival is back and brighter than ever. TOWNSEND, Tenn — The Great Smoky Mountain Balloon Festival returns for its biggest party yet. With high expectations, organizers at Oldham Hospitality said they were looking to evoke hope and happiness whenRead More →