The 35th Annual South County Hot Air Balloon Festival will be held this weekend, July 19th-21st.
Festival patrons will be offered the chance to take a tethered ride on the balloons for only $15, and tether-free rides will be offered on a first come first serve basis for around $200. Spaces are limited.
Other attractions include "Bwana Jim's Wild Animal Show", "The Cannon Lady", Rhode Island State BBQ Championships, kite flying, fire works, petting zoos and other kid-friendly events.
The Hot Air Balloon Festival has been called one of the Top 20 Summer Events in Rhode Island by Yankee magazine.
Admission for this event is $10 for adults, $5 for kids, or $25 for a family four pack.
For more information visit http://www.southcountyballoonfest.com/