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The One Of A Kind Festival You Won’t Find Anywhere But Colorado

No matter the time of year, you will always find a beautiful blue sky and equally gorgeous landscape here in Colorado! While we happen to think that our skies and scenery are perfect no matter what, we can’t help but find them to be even more special during this one-of-a-kind festival that you will not find anywhere but Colorado:

Formerly known as the Colorado Balloon Classic, the Labor Day Lift Off is one of the largest and most iconic festivals in Southern Colorado! Taking place in Colorado Springs, the Labor Day Lift Off begins with the famous hot air balloon launch at 7 am on Saturday morning and continues throughout the rest of the weekend with lots of food, drinks, vendors, demonstrations, and more. As if this wasn’t enough, guests at the event also have the opportunity to ride in the balloons, which can be arranged in advance via the Labor Day Lift Off’s website.

The 2017 Colorado Springs Labor Day Lift Off will take place in Memorial Park (1705 E. Pikes Peak Ave.) September 2nd through the 4th. For more information on the festival, balloons, and vendors, please visit the Labor Day Lift Off’s website.

For even more of our favorite state festivals, check out The 11 Best Small-Town Colorado Festivals You’ve Never Heard Of!

Annie
Annie is a freelance writer, content editor, and marketing whiz with a background in broadcasting and a passion for chicken nachos. When she isn't gushing about her love of Colorado, you can find her chasing after her two adorable sons and/or dreaming up a new home improvement project for her husband.