Photo by Cheryl Landes Every year on the last Friday and Saturday in August, hot air balloonists from around the world gather at Timber-Linn Park in Albany, Oregon, to fly around the area. Artists also come to show and sell their work, along with food vendors. Musicians are here as well, performing live for hundreds … Continue reading 2021 Northwest Art & Air Festival cancels in Albany, Oregon
Hot air balloons flying high at a previous Air Affaire in Sequim, Washington (photo credit: Air Affaire) Organizers of the 2021 Air Affaire, also known as the Sequim Balloon Festival, have set a tentative date of Saturday, August 28, for the annual event at the Sequim Valley Airport. ("Sequim" is pronounced "Squim".) "We are optimistic … Continue reading 2021 Sequim Balloon Festival tentatively plans to return August 28
The night glow at a previous Tigard Festival of Balloons in Tigard, Oregon (photo by Cheryl Landes) The Tigard Festival of Balloons, which is usually held the last weekend in June, has cancelled for 2021. In an announcement on the festival's website, the organizers wrote: "Due to COVID-19 and its continued impact on the health … Continue reading 2021 Tigard Festival of Balloons cancels
The eleventh annual Havasu Balloon Festival and Fair will look a lot different this year. Instead of the usual four-day event, the event has been reduced to a drive-in balloon night glow and movie at the Special Activities and Recreation Area (SARA) Park at the Rodeo Grounds in Lake Havasu City, Arizona (weather permitting). "It … Continue reading 2021 Havasu Balloon Festival and Fair reduced to drive-in night glow and movie
Photo by Cheryl Landes The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta has moved online October 2-10 this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. Enjoy watching early morning and dusk balloon glows, ascents, chainsawing carving exhibitions, gas balloon inflations, skydiving, and fireworks. Check out the lineup at balloonfiesta.com/Event-Schedule.