Thursday, August 5, 2010

sixth annual Hot Air Balloon Festival Hudson, MA Aug. 14 and 15.

Just Posted in the Wicked Local Hudson News July, 14th

The sixth annual Hot Air Balloon Festival will be staged at Hudson Elks field, Park Street, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 14 and 15.

Elk's Lodge
99 Park St
Hudson, MA 01749

The events on Saturday start with balloon ascension at 6 a.m., weather permitting, and coffee and donuts on sale beginning at 5:30 a.m. Field day festivities and food for families starting at 2 p.m., includes music, craft tables, face painting, happy wagon rides, Blinky the Clown, an animal petting zoo and much more. Entertainment includes the McMurphys with live music from 2 to 5 p.m., Country Kickers from 5 to 5:30 p.m., and Bruce Marshall group from 5:30 to 9 p.m. A “balloon glow” will be featured at dusk (7:30ish) we will meet for this around 6:45 near the flagpole on the field.

Sunday there will be a pilots’ breakfast from 8 to 9 a.m. and a chance to meet the pilots.

Morning admission is $2 for adults and $1 for children. Afternoon admission is $4 for adults, $2 for children and free admission for children younger than 2, all day. Free parking at the Elks or at Hudson High School.

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