Saturday, June 18, 2011

Hot air balloons gather in Foley

FOLEY, Ala. - The Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival is underway this weekend in Foley. It's the event's seventh year. The festival is held at the Foley Soccer Field on U.S. 98, and includes arts and crafts vendors, food tents, music and other attractions. The festival attracts about 60,000 visitors a year, according to organizers. Counts for the 2011 celebration were not available. (Source: Mobile Press-Register, 06/18/11)