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The charming town of Galena is set to host the annual Great Galena Balloon Race from June 21-23, 2024.

The Great Galena Balloon Race has become a beloved tradition, drawing crowds that are eager to experience the thrill and beauty of ballooning. Held over three days, this year’s event promises excitement with a range of activities suitable for all ages.

During the event, there will be live music, hot air balloon races, a classic car show and more. The event is raising money for Camp Hertko Hollow and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).

The Great Galena Balloon Race is more than just an event; it’s an experience that brings people together to celebrate the joy of ballooning, the beauty of the region, and the strength of community. Whether you’re a ballooning enthusiast, a family looking for a fun day out, or a visitor eager to explore Galena’s charm, this festival promises a memorable weekend for all.

To learn more about the Great Galena Balloon Race, visit here.