Pictures: Plainville Balloon Festival
The Plainville Fire Company hosted their annual Hot Air Balloon Festival this weekend at Norton Park. The festival attracts thousands of visitors each year to what is considered one of the largest balloon festivals in the Northeast. As part of the event visitors enjoyed live music, fireworks, a car show, vendor booths, and balloon launches and rides.
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Plainville Balloon Festival
Pilot Tom Whelan, right, of Whelan Farms Airport in Bethlehem, watches the sky with crew member Douglas Sherman before preparing their hot air balloon for launch Sunday morning at the Plainville Fire Company Hot Air Balloon Festival held at Norton Park.