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  • Hot Air Balloon Festival/Hannibal Bicentennial 2019

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    Name: Hot Air Balloon Festival/Hannibal Bicentennial 2019
    Date: June 22, 2019 - June 23, 2019
    Hot Air Balloon Festival Coming to Hannibal!
    Event Description:
    Come out on Saturday evening to see a launch followed by the "balloon glow" as the balloons are lit up on the ground after dark. You can even ride in a tethered balloon. Watch the skies on Sunday morning for the hot air balloon launch during the first two hours after sunrise!

    Mark Twain fans may recall that Tom, Huck, and Jim shared a hot air balloon adventure in Tom Sawyer Abroad, which was published 125 years ago! Here's your chance to see what all the excitement is about!
    The Balloon Festival will be held on the campus of Hannibal-LaGrange University @ 2800 Palmyra Road, Hannibal MO.
    Date/Time Information:
    The Balloon Glow will be held on Saturday and Sunday, June 22-23,  2019

    HLGU Parking Lot opens at 5:30 PM
    Food Booths are open from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Ride Tethered Balloons from 6:30 to 8:00 PM
    Balloon Launch at 6:45 PM
    Enjoy the Balloon Glow at 8:15 PM  
    Sunrise Balloon Launch at 6:30 AM on Sunday Morning
    Contact Information:
    The event is free and open to the public, although the tethered balloon rides are $15 a person.
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