Posted at: 06/20/2014 11:51 AM
Updated at: 06/20/2014 3:39 PM
By: WNYT Staff
A hot air balloon rises with the sun Friday at the Saratoga County Fairgrounds in Ballston Spa.
Photo: Mark Mulholland / WNYT
BALLSTON SPA -- If you live in or near Saratoga County, you can expect to see hot air balloons in the sky for the next few days.
Saratoga's inaugural balloon and craft festival kicks off Friday at the Saratoga County Fairgrounds in Ballston Spa.
The event promises fun for the whole family with live music and more than 100 artists and vendors on site.
Twenty balloons are expected to launch Friday night and during the early morning and evening hours during the weekend.
The festival runs through Sunday.
Organizers say people will have an opportunity to purchase balloon rides all weekend.