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Glow in the Cro kicks off Friday night, continues through Sunday

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Posted at 10:00 PM, Aug 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-30 23:05:12-04

Carencro's first Glow in the Cro Hot Air Balloon Festival kicked off Friday afternoon and will continue until Sunday.

The festival takes place at Pelican Park.

The balloons light up each night and are available for rides each morning.

There is a $5 admission fee.

Glow in the Cro will also feature carnival rides and food trucks.

Friday night, Clay Cormier and The Highway Boys performed.

Saturday features Jamie Bergeron and the Kickin' Cajuns, along with Greg Martinez and The Delta Kings.

Balloon rides start at 6:30 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

For more information on the festival, click here.

KATC was at the festival for night one and we spoke to pilots who have been flying hot air balloons for years.

Watch that story and more on KATC's livestream