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Wisconsin Rapids Balloon Rally & Music Fest to Benefit Children's Miracle Network

by Natalie Sparacio

WAKE UP WISCONSIN (PRESS RELEASE)--  Wisconsin Rapids Balloon Rally & Music Fest to Benefit Children's Miracle Network

Bring family and friends to enjoy majestic hot air balloons, live music and food at the Wisconsin Rapids Balloon Rally on August 20, 21 and 22 at Alexander Field in Wisconsin Rapids. Activities begin at 5 p.m. Friday with a craft sale, live bands and beer tent. There will be a balloon glow at 8 p.m.   There will be a host of activities on Saturday including a balloon launch at 6:30 a.m. along with a pancake breakfast.  Food vendors open at 10:30 a.m. and the craft sale starts at noon.  Live bands will perform in the beer tent beginning at 5 p.m. both Friday and Saturday Night and performances on the outdoor stage will begin 5 p.m. Friday and at 4 p.m. on Saturday. There will be lots of activities for the children including a petting zoo, inflatable rides and face painting.  The dove release will take place at 6:00 p.m. followed by the balloon set-up and launch.  Saturday evening will conclude with a fabulous fireworks show sponsored by Rainbow Casino.  Sunday will start off with a pancake breakfast and balloon set-up and launch followed by an outdoor church service

For a complete hour by hour schedule, please visit www.cmnballoonrally.com.

Don't forget to try your luck at winning one of several raffles for numerous prizes, the winners of which will be announced at the event.  If you would like to volunteer at the Balloon Rally, please contact the CMN office at the phone number listed below.

No Admission is charged to attend the rally, however donations are graciously accepted, which raised over $20,000 for sick and injured children in north and central Wisconsin last year.

For more information, call 715-387-9965 or 1-800-428-5000 (Wis only).

Online Reporter: Natalie Sparacio

 

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