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Great Forest Park Balloon Glow and Balloon Race, Forest Park

This is a great event!!

Date: Friday, September 19, 2013 until Saturday, September 20, 2014

Let's meetup just to the north of the Jewel Box, by the Columns at 6:15.

Venue: Central Field in Forest Park (between the Jewel Box and Steinberg Rink)
Category: Annual Events Festivities begin with a balloon glow on September 20. Race day activities include a children's entertainment area and a photo contest prior to the launch of the hare and hound balloons on September 20. Rain date is September 21. http://www.greatforestparkballoonrace.com/, (314)[masked]

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  • Joe C.

    It was great. I always enjoy the Balloon Glow, especially since I starting parking in the South Zoo Parking Lot and leaving at 8:30. I was able to leave without waiting in any line! As soon as I'm able to figure out how to go from Lightroom to post some of my photos, I will upload them.

    September 20, 2014

  • Richard D.

    Unfortunately, I'm not going to make it....just not feeling well at all right now.

    September 19, 2014

    • Bill F.

      Hate to hear you are under the weather, Richard. You missed a really good evening.

      September 20, 2014

    • Janis S.

      So sorry you are not well Richard. I saw you driving around in the park last night. Hope you feel better soon.

      September 20, 2014

  • Bill F.

    Connie and I arrived early to avoid parking problems and were unable to meet with the group but like Bill Rust said, we had a great time.

    September 20, 2014

  • Myron B.

    Great meetup lots of fun and conversation! !

    September 20, 2014

  • Gina H.

    Sorry I am not going to make this one. Death in the family.

    September 19, 2014

  • Ying L.

    Didn't find u guys since I was late and there were so many people. But definitely had a fun time there:)

    September 19, 2014

  • Valerie

    What a great time! And wonderful to visit with everyone. Although I did almost get smothered by a balloon coming down out of nowhere - that was interesting. Looking forward to seeing all the photos!

    1 · September 19, 2014

  • Matti K.

    Very Good

    September 19, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I will be there at 7

    September 19, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Anything nearby that is a landmark to find the meetup location?

    September 19, 2014

    • Bob K.

      I'm over here by the Vandeventer Place gate now. Those are only columns I know of near the Jewel Box.

      1 · September 19, 2014

    • Hassan

      I'm i too early?

      September 19, 2014

  • Laura

    Not going to make it working late

    September 19, 2014

  • Bob K.

    I hope I can make it and can find parking at around 5:30 within a reasonable walking distance. ;-)

    September 18, 2014

  • John Evans J.

    I will try to may it

    September 19, 2014

  • Ying L.

    Should I bring tripod with me?

    September 15, 2014

    • Janis S.

      Good question. Richard - what would you suggest in terms of tripods and lenses?

      September 15, 2014

    • Richard S.

      Tripod is required. Wide Angle, Normal [masked]), Long Lens ( For Zoo if you are going) Remote shutter release, Flash Light.

      1 · September 15, 2014

  • Nicole

    I will be there, but not till 7pm.

    July 28, 2014

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