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This event spans over decades of the area's rich aviation history! Each year, pilots arrive with their hot air balloons to delight and amaze tens of thousands of spectators with a full weekend of mass ascensions, sanctioned competitions, tethered rides & hot air balloon flights. The traditional Saturday evening balloon glow is a spectacular feature of Carolina BalloonFest! This festival offers live entertainment, tastes of NC wines & craft beers, fine artisan crafts, kids zone, exhibits, activities and great festival food!