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3 years 2 months ago

Bright idea

Here's a bright idea for a free, family fun over the Labor Day Weekend. Once the sun goes down, they sky lights up around Memorial Park. Tonight is the last night for the 2011 Balloon Glo, which has been a staple event of the Colorado Balloon Classic. Pilots...

4 years 2 months ago

Balloons glow brightly

For two nights in a row, the nighttime sky over Memorial Park in Colorado Springs fills with a warm glow. The Balloon Classic's Balloon Glo attracts thousands of people to the park for the annual night event. Hot-air balloon pilots leave their crafts on the ground, but inflate the...

5 years 2 months ago

Up, Up and Away

After too much fog on Saturday, the 33rd Annual Colorado Balloon Classic at Memorial Park launched dozens of balloons Sunday morning. The mass ascension was delayed about an hour as balloon of all shapes and sizes launched at around 8:00 a.m. The weather looked a lot like yesterday, but...

5 years 2 months ago

Balloon Launch Cancelled

The 33rd Annual Colorado Balloon Classic got "fogged" out Saturday morning. Organizers had to cancel the mass launch due to foggy conditions. Many of the balloons were cleared by the FAA to inflate and tether. Saturday night's Balloon Glow activities begin at 4:00 pm with the Glow beginning at...

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