The Highland Village Lions Club Foundation will host the 27th annual Highland Village Lions Club Balloon Festival & Fair from August 15 to 17, at Unity Park, to sponsor charities and bring local families together. More than 15 hot air balloons will float serenely over the park, plus many other crowd-pleasing activities such as balloon ascensions, balloon glows and tethered balloon rides.
Carnival rides, a kid zone, food vendors, arts and crafts booths, live entertainment, music and activities for all ages are on the agenda.
Highlights include a 5K and 1K Hot Air Race, a Classic Car Show of more than 100 vehicles, a pancake breakfast and Lions Going to the Dogs Wiener Dog Race. The Highland Village Lions Club will be offering free vision screening and collecting used eyeglasses to help those in need. Used cell phones will also be collected to be refurbished for soldiers. Admission is free for the festival, but a $5 donation for parking is requested.
Location: 2200 Briarhill Blvd., Highland Village. For a complete calendar of events, times and more information, visit LionsBalloonFest.com.