This Magical Hot Air Balloon Glow In Connecticut Will Light Up Your Summer

Summer is a time for backyard barbeques, beach days, and other fun activities to enjoy the outdoors. In Connecticut, it’s also festival season with events celebrating everything from art to tacos. However, the most colorful summer celebration in the state is the Plainville Fire Company Hot Air Balloon Festival. This three-day event is slated to take place in August and features a fabulous nighttime show of fireworks and a hot air balloon glow.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Don’t forget to bring your cameras for this incredible summer festival. It promises to be one of the brightest and boldest events of the season.