The longest continuously running BGA sanctioned event in the nation, the Great Pershing Balloon Derby welcomes over fifty hot air balloonists for a weekend of fun and competition. Open to the public, the weekend offers Friday Night Flame on South Main Street at 8 pm. Saturday features sidewalk sales by downtown merchants, arts and crafts in East Twin Park, a baby show in the East Twin Park gazebo, a Balloon Derby Parade at noon on Main Street.
Enjoy a dance at the Elks Lodge Saturday night from 9 pm to midnight. Plus, there will be balloon rides and more.