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4th-Annual Red Rock Balloon Fest Starts Friday

Posted: Sunday, July 6th, 2014 at 5:59 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News - Andrew Schneider, Jr

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The Pella Convention and Visitors Bureau, Red Rock Lake Association, Red Rock Army Corps of Engineers and the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce are preparing for the 4th annual Annual Lake Red Rock Balloon Fest. A Pancake Breakfast is on Saturday the 12th from 7:00 to 10:00 a.m. on North Overlook Beach plus the annual 5K & 10K FUNdraiser Cross-Country Run. The Rotary Club offers their Family Bike Ride on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. Thirty hot air balloons, pilots and their crews will command the event as they launch at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, July 11th at 6:30 p.m., at 6:30 a.m. and p.m. on Saturday the 12th, and at 6:30 a.m. on Sunday the 13th, with a goal to float over the dam and viewing crowd located at North Overlook Beach at Lake Red Rock. We’ll have more details about this year’s festivities later this week.