25th Sonoma County Hot Air Balloon Classic (2)

This is the second post from the 25th Sonoma County Hot Air Balloon Classic. In my previous post I showed images from the dawn patrol.

The only balloons that got up that day were the tethered balloons, and they only made it to 30 feet above ground.

Tethered hot air balloon rides: Yellow Bird, Wandererer and Pudd
Tethered hot air balloon rides: Yellow Bird, Wandererer and Pudd

 

Tethered hot air balloon ride with Yellow Bird
Tethered hot air balloon ride with Yellow Bird

As the saying goes, the show must go on. So after the dawn patrol balloons were taken down, it was time for the speciality balloons. Because there were no flights due to the low-hanging clouds, the regular balloons stayed in their respective trailers. I guess Re/max is a big sponsor so they got their balloon out as well.

Purple People Eater and Spunky the Skunk
Purple People Eater and Spunky the Skunk (and Remax)

 

Specialty hot air ballons: Spunky the Skunk and Purple People Ea
Specialty hot air balloons: Spunky the Skunk and Purple People Eater

 

Pencil Boy hot air balloon
Pencil Boy hot air balloon

 

Very Angry Bird
Very Angry Bird

 

Pencil Boy and Angry Bird
Pencil Boy and Angry Bird

 

Although there were no flying balloons, it was fun to see how such a festival works. I am looking forward to the next one.






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