Up And Away: Balloon Race To Launch Friday


Hot air balloons pilots are planning to take to the skies this weekend in Sioux Falls. 

Starting on Friday night, the Great Plains Balloon Race will launch at Kenny Anderson Park near East 6th Street and Sycamore Avenue. If weather permits, balloons will start taking off at 7 p.m. Friday for the Founders Cup Challenge.

Balloon flights are planned for 6:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday and 6:30 a.m. Sunday, depending on the weather. The Sioux Falls Ballooning Association will also host a balloon glow at 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

For more information about the event and updates about when balloons will launch, follow the Sioux Falls Ballooning Association page on Facebook

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