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Paris Balloon and Music Fest set for Friday and Saturday

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Photo: Lena Spencer


This year’s Paris Balloon and Music Festival is set for Friday and Saturday at Lamar County Fairgrounds, 570 E. Center St. starting at 5 p.m. each night and a balloon glow at dusk.

This year, the balloon launches will take place Saturday and Sunday mornings at the fairground, and will begin setting up at 6:30 a.m., weather permitting.

Bands expected to be at this year’s festival include:

  • Road Scholars, Friday;
  • Rhythmaddicts, Friday;
  • Rue 82, Saturday; and
  • Slightly Used Band, Saturday.
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Activities to take part in during the festival include tethered balloon rides, a kids’ zone with carnival rides, food truck vendors, unique market vendors, drawings and giveaways.

Tickets are $5 per person, and live music will begin at 6 p.m.

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