This is a free, family friendly event.
The 31st annual Macomb Balloon Rally kicks off Friday September 8, 2017 beginning at 5:30pm when 23 Hot Air Balloons will launch to Vince Grady Field on the campus of Western Illinois University. By dusk the balloons will line up on the field for the traditional Balloon Glow. Entertainment provided by the WIU Jazz Studio Orchestra.
The band Rock Steady will play from 6:00-9:00pm. There will be T-shirts for sale, & other items, food venders, etc.
On Saturday morning, Sept 9, shortly after sunrise, the pilots will launch from various locations around town.
Come on out and join the fun! Bring a blanket or lawn chair.