The premier event in Metamora continues to be Metamora Country Days and Hot Air Balloon Festival. This popular family-friendly celebration draws thousands of visitors to our community during the second to the last weekend of every August. Revelers enjoy local food, music, art, a parade, crafts and activities as well as the launching over 20 hot air balloons on both Friday and Saturday nights, capped off with an extraordinary fireworks display. The Lions will be busy providing chicken, pork and our famous fish dinners in our beer tent. We will have truck & tractor pulls, monster truck rides, helicopter rides, zip line, bands, fireworks and our Kidsight trailer will be there providing free eye screenings.
Weather conditions allowing, the evening sky on Friday and Saturday will be filled with colorful hot air balloons that will launch between 5-8 p.m. from the balloon launch field a few hundred yards south of the Metamora Lions Hall. As many as 20 pilots to bring their balloons to the festival which is the only one of its kind where spectators are allowed to stand on the field among these 9 story balloons as they inflate August 24 - August 25, 2018
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