Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: September 13 & 14, 2013

 

Tupelo Mississippi's 4th Annual Up, Up & Away Hot Air Balloon Festival

 

“My dream is to make Tupelo one of the biggest balloon festivals, like Natchez, but it will take a few years to educate the public about festivals like this,” said Event Coordinator Rachel Becker.

 

 

Tupelo, Mississippi (July 15, 2013 ) - Fun will not only be the only thing in the air September 13 and 14, 2013, at Ballard Park. The Up, Up and Away Hot Air Balloon Festival has activities for people of all ages, free admission, with tickets/armbands for games area.
 
The festival will include a variety of arts and crafts plus plenty of music and entertainment from bands like The Mink Brothers; Elvis Tribute Artist, Jack Curtis. For the kids there are pony rides, video game trailer, petting zoo, rock wall and much more.
 
“My dream is to make Tupelo one of the biggest balloon festivals, like Natchez, but it will take a few years to educate the public about festivals like this,” said Event Coordinator Rachel Becker. It is hard to predict wind and weather, but if the American flag isn’t flying, then the hot air balloons will.
 
“The Balloons! The Sunrise Balloon Chase is so much fun,” said Becker when asked about her favorite event. “Nothing like chasing a balloonist, and of course the Balloon Glow is magical as well.”
 
The hot air balloons will rise early Saturday morning, as long as mother nature is in a good mood, and will fill the air with vibrant colors through the morning. Saturday will also host a 5K Race and Fun Run benefitting Helping Hands. Racers can register online and there is an early bird special.
 
With so many different activities going on, it may be hard to see and do everything. For more festival information and times for activities
visit
www.upupnawayfest.info.

 Contact & Media Visits  


UP, UP & AWAY Balloon Festival

3229 N Hill Drive, Tupelo, MS 38804

Web: www.upupnawayfest.info, Phone: (662) 840-3117

Media Contact: Rachel Becker

Email: hotairballoongirl@gmail.com

Phone: (662) 231-6593

Media Visits: Complimentary media visits for journalists on assignment or with approved credentials. If you are unable to accept a courtesy visit, a press rate can be negotiated.

 

 

 Condensed Version  


Event Date: September 13 & 14, 2013

 

Tupelo Mississippi's 4th Annual Up, Up & Away Hot Air Balloon Festival

 

“My dream is to make Tupelo one of the biggest balloon festivals, like Natchez, but it will take a few years to educate the public about festivals like this,” said Event Coordinator Rachel Becker.

 

 

Tupelo, Mississippi (July 15, 2013 ) - Fun will not only be the only thing in the air September 13 and 14, 2013, at Ballard Park. The Up, Up and Away Hot Air Balloon Festival has activities for people of all ages, free admission, with tickets/armbands for games area. The festival will include a variety of arts and crafts plus plenty of music and entertainment from bands like The Mink Brothers; Elvis Tribute Artist, Jack Curtis. For the kids there are pony rides, video game trailer, petting zoo, rock wall and much more. “The Balloons! The Sunrise Balloon Chase is so much fun,” said Becker when asked about her favorite event. “Nothing like chasing a balloonist, and of course the Balloon Glow is magical as well.” The hot air balloons will rise early Saturday morning, as long as mother nature is in a good mood, and will fill the air with vibrant colors through the morning. Saturday will also host a 5K Race and Fun Run benefitting Helping Hands. Racers can register online and there is an early bird special. For more festival information and times for activities visit www.upupnawayfest.info .

 

Media Visits: Complimentary media visits for journalists on assignment or with approved credentials. If you are unable to accept a courtesy visit, a press rate can be negotiated.

Media Contact: Rachel Becker, Email: hotairballoongirl@gmail.com, Phone: (662) 231-6593