Angola Balloons Aloft Lifts Off For 5th Year On Friday
Thursday Jul 10, 2014 7:18am
By: Jim Measel
(ANGOLA) - The 5th annual Angola Balloons Aloft will lift off Friday and organizers are expecting the Tri State Steuben County Airport to be packed once again. Balloon pilots will be competing for cash and prizes.
Other entertainment during the two day free event will include skydiving, remote controlled aerial displays, a Kid's Fun Zone along with lots of food and retail vendors.
If the weather permits, launches are scheduled to take place Friday evening, Saturday morning and Saturday evening. Night time illuminations are scheduled on both Friday and Saturday evenings.
This years event will offer special shaped balloons, an aviation-themed kid's zone, paid balloon and tether rides, Gentle Breeze Hot Air Balloons and a Classic Car Display.
The Faith Community Health Clinic, the Well Child Clinic and the Compassion Pregnancy Centers of Northeastern Indiana are the local charities that have been chosen by Angola Balloons Aloft organizers to receive proceeds from this years event.