Up in the sky: The Casper Balloon Round Up is on the horizon - Casper, WY Oil City News
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Up in the sky: The Casper Balloon Round Up is on the horizon

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Vibrant colors will once again fill the sky for the annual Casper Balloon Roundup.

During the weekend of July 20-22, over a dozen hot air balloons will take to the skies in the early morning hours and the evenings will be filled with family-friendly activities.

Mass balloon launches will take place at 6 am on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at the Central Wyoming Fairgrounds.

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Friday evening, visitors will have the chance to see the balloon designs up close at the Fairgrounds for the Balloon Glow beginning at dusk.

As dusk rolls in on Saturday evening, Downtown Casper lights up with the Downtown Balloon Fest beginning at 6 pm. Balloon baskets, food vendors, and live music will line the streets.

Sunday morning, from 6:30 am-7:30 am, kids ages 5-12 will have the opportunity to take a free tethered balloon ride.