Celina Hot Air Balloon Festival

Celina Hot Air Balloon Festival

Katie Curry, Staff Reporter

Hot air balloons will be filling the skies of North Texas this weekend as the 8th Annual Celina Balloon Festival begins today.

The first balloon launch will take place at 5 p.m. with additional launches Saturday at 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., and a final launch scheduled for Sunday at 7 a.m.

Aside from the sky full of large amounts of colors, there will be activities from 5-10 p.m including carnival style rides, a petting zoo, helicopter rides, and a zip line.

All of this will be at Old Celina Park, 12670 FM428, Celina. Admission is $5 with an additional $5 for parking.  Additional activities are not included in the admission cost.

For more information visit celinaballoonfestival.com