There’s a new event that involves hot air balloons in Mississippi – and we’re pretty sure it’s going to be a huge hit. A two-day affair, it’s got all the makings of a fun-filled event: food, music, rides, activities, artwork, and, of course, hot air balloons.

Don’t forget, the RISE Hattiesburg Hot Air Balloon Festival is Friday and Saturday, Aug. 12-13, 2022. Oh, and did we mention it’s FREE to attend?! Want to be a vendor or sponsor? Visit the RISE website. Follow RISE on Facebook to learn about future events.

So, did you know about this event? Plan to attend? Know of any other places to view hot air balloons in Mississippi? If so, tell us!

While in Hattiesburg for the fest, try and fit in a visit to the Hattiesburg Pocket Museum.

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