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Balloons Grounded But Fun Prevails

Balloons Grounded But Fun Prevails
Becky Maxedon / 20 Jan 2023 / No Comments » Comments

Even though weather prevented balloons from taking to the air Friday morning, there were still a number of activities for the family at the Lake Havasu Balloon Festival and Fair.

POW/MIA balloon pilot Luke Cesnik conducted a special ceremony honoring veterans and those who lost their lives in military service.

Balloon Fest 2023

Jillian Danielson / Riverscene

The Marine Corps League carried the Colors to a balloon where they were held for a moment of silence and then folded.

Balloon Fest 2023

Jillian Danielson / Riverscene

Four of the special shape balloons – The Armadillo Sheriff, Buster the Dog, Princess Nelly and Cosmic Crisp Apple balloons – fought the wind to inflate for spectators.

Balloon Fest 2023

Jillian Danielson / Riverscene

The Mohave County Sheriff’s K-9 unit performed a demonstration on the field and children launched paper balloons.

The Festival continues through Sunday with activities for the whole family.

 

Balloon Fest 2023

Jillian Danielson / Riverscene

Balloon Fest 2023

Jillian Danielson / Riverscene

Balloon Fest 2023

Jillian Danielson / Riverscene

Balloon Fest 2023

Jillian Danielson / Riverscene

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