Metamora Country Days and Hot Air Balloon Festival
Balloon Launch Field
Metamora, MI United States
4th weekend August
Our premier event continues to be Metamora Country Days and Hot Air Balloon Festival. This popular family-friendly celebration draws thousands of visitors to our community during the second to the last weekend of every August. Revelers enjoy local food, music, art, a parade, crafts and activities as well as the launching over 20 hot air balloons on both Friday and Saturday nights, capped off with an extraordinary fireworks display.
As the name implies, Metamora Country Days and Hot Air Balloon Festival is the definition of a small-town summer festival! Visitors are sure to enjoy the many festivities that include music, games, arts & crafts, fireworks and of course, the balloons!
Weather conditions allowing, the evening sky on Friday and Saturday will be filled with colorful hot air balloons that will launch between 5-8 p.m. from the balloon launch field a few hundred yards south of the Metamora Lions Hall. As many as 20 pilots to bring their balloons to the festival which is the only one of its kind where spectators are allowed to stand on the field among these 9 story balloons as they inflate
Web Site: http://www.metamorachamber.org/metamora-country-days.html