Hot air balloons are a beautiful sight to see floating high in the sky. Another beautiful sight to see is a balloon glow when they are tethered and lit up at night. You can see that and more in June and it's not far from Texarkana .

It's the Red River Balloon Rally that will take place in Bossier City on Friday, June 24 and Saturday, June 25 from 5 PM to 10 PM each night.

When is the Red River Balloon Rally and Festival?

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Both Friday and Saturday night the festival will include balloon glows, live music, a fireworks show, tethered balloon rides, a kids’ fun zone, a professional kite flying exhibition and a kite-flying competition. Plus there will be food trucks and arts and crafts vendors as well.

What is a Balloon Glow?

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If you've never seen a balloon glow, you are in for a special treat. At a balloon glow, you can get up and close to these just how amazing and beautiful these giant balloons are with their vibrant colors.

When Will The Hot Air Balloons will Compete With Each Other?

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Earlier in the week is when the  U.S. Team Nationals Hot Air Balloon Championship will take place. This is when around 30 of the country's best hot air balloon pilots will be competing against each. The actual rally competition is early each morning from 6:45 AM to 8 AM Wednesday, June 21 through Saturday, June 25.

Where Can I Get Tickets to the Red River Balloon Rally?

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Tickets can be purchased online at https://redriverballoonrally.com/tickets/ or discounted tickets can be purchased at local Brookshire’s/Super 1 Foods. Parking is free. You can see the entire schedule of events at the festival's website and on their Facebook events page.

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