35th Annual Hot Air Balloon Festival

Olivia Cianci


The 35th Annual South County Hot Air Balloon
Festival will be held this weekend, July 19th-21st.

Festival patrons will be offered the chance to take a
tethered ride on the balloons for only $15, and tether-free rides will be
offered on a first come first serve basis for around $200. Spaces are limited.

Other attractions include “Bwana Jim's Wild Animal Show”, “The
Cannon Lady”, Rhode Island State BBQ Championships, kite flying, fire works, petting
zoos and other kid-friendly events.

The Hot Air Balloon Festival has been called one of the Top
20 Summer Events in Rhode Island
by Yankee magazine. 

Admission for this event is $10 for adults, $5 for kids, or $25 for a family four pack.

For more information visit http://www.southcountyballoonfest.com/