Hot air balloon festival

Greetings from: the Great Prosser Balloon Rally

The largest hot air balloon pageant within the global – the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta – will take vicinity October 1-9.

But one of the most captivating hot air balloon fairs inside the global happened this past weekend in Prosser, WA.

This was the thirty third year for the 3-day Great Prosser Balloon Rally and near to twenty balloons took to the skies from Prosser Airport each morning at round 7 am.

For our first-time attendee, things didn’t appearance too promising when she arrived to locate all of the warm balloons simply mendacity flat on the ground.

There were households collected within the area with their children nonetheless in their pajamas. And plenty of human beings with massive cups of coffee. And for a while, not anything regarded to be taking place.

But after a hard and fast of small take a look at balloons had been sent as much as make sure the wind situations were suitable for hot air balloon adventures, the business of filling up the balloons, setting out, and flying over Washington’s lower Yakima Valley became underway.

The dawn launches are exciting, however one way or the other we overlooked out on seeing the Night Glow whilst all the warm air balloons are anchored to the floor and are then lit up from inner so they glow towards the night time sky.

So we’re already planning on attending next yr. See you there.

Courtesy Great Prosser Balloon Rally