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WRAL Freedom Balloon Fest: May 22 – 24, 2015


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Organizers are bringing one of the nation’s premier hot air balloon festivals to Zebulon’s Bennett Bunn Plantation with planned public events also scheduled for Spring Forest Road Park in North Raleigh. More than 30 balloon pilots and teams from 15 states and overseas will compete.

WRAL Freedom Balloon Fest invite the public to a mass ascension of all participating balloons, followed by a balloon “glow” just after sunset on Friday, May 22 at Bennett Bunn Plantation in Zebulon. Events in Zebulon continue on Saturday, Sunday and Monday mornings with competition balloon flights.

Saturday, May 23 and Sunday, May 24, spectators are invited to experience ballooning up close with pilot “meet-and-greet” events, tethered balloon rides and an evening balloon glow each night at both Bennett Bunn Plantationand Spring Forest Road Park. All ballooning events and activities are wind and weather-dependent.

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