Fun-filled festivals take place throughout the year in the Magnolia State; however, the Great Mississippi River Balloon Race is definitely one of the best. Featuring live entertainment, carnival rides, and dozens of hot air balloons, it’s truly unique. There’s even a sister festival, Blufftober Fest, which is the city’s version of Oktoberfest. Offering one-of-a-kind fun for the entire family, there’s nothing better than this epic festival. Take a look:

This year, the Great Mississippi River Balloon Race will take place October 20th through the 22nd. For more information on this epic festival, visit the Great Mississippi River Balloon Race website or Facebook page.

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Looking for more must-visit festivals? Check out “10 Unbelievable Mississippi Festivals You Don’t Want To Miss This Summer.

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