The Red River Balloon Rally will be held, July 14-15, on the campus of Louisiana State University in Shreveport. The event will feature a festival atmosphere with nightly balloon glows, live performances by Christian and country music stars, fireworks displays, tethered balloon rides, a children's play zone, vendors and much more. Entertainment at the festival site will include performances on Friday, July 14 by local praise groups Cypress Praise Band, Alive by Sunrise, and Freedom Church Band, along with Friday’s headliner, For King and Country. Saturday’s music line-up includes country music by local band Ole Whiskey Revival followed by country headliner Rodney Atkins. Fireworks displays are planned for 9:15 p.m. each night. For a complete schedule of events, visit the official festival website at www.RedRiverBalloonRally.com.
Tickets for the festival are $10 ages 6 and over if purchased in advance at participating Super 1 Foods and Brookshire’s stores from June 20-July 15. Tickets at the gate are $12 for ages 18 and up, $10 ages 6-17, $10 military with ID and free for ages 5 and under. For a complete schedule of Red River Balloon Rally events and to purchase group and single tickets online, visit www.RedRiverBalloonRally.com or check out the Red River Balloon Rally Facebook page.