It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No… it’s the Great Forest Park Balloon Race!
St. Louis will host its 42nd Annual Hot Air Balloon Race on the weekend of September 19th. Over 150,000 spectators will meet in Forest Park to see 70 world-class balloon pilots light up the sky and race.
The celebration will kick off Friday evening at 7:00 p.m. with the Balloon Glow and Glow in the Park Dinner events. During the Balloon Glow the inflated hot air balloons light up Central Field while offering a close-up look at the balloons. Concessions will be available as you walk around, or you can grab something for when you settle in for the fireworks show around 9:15 p.m.Continue Reading