First Day of Dove Season - lots of shotguns going off, but no one thought we were a dove, so all is well. Great flight with Zhong and Alice from St. Louis and Greensboro (by way of Nanjing, China!) We had so much fun, and now I'm planning our trip to C
A short little video that isn't about balloons. However, if you can't manage to give this fun activity a shot, you might want to try ballooning! Enjoy!
Engagement Photoshoot by Deevo by Fusion Photography Studio! Congratulations to Emily and Andrew! Afternoon flight on 7.11.14 at Cool Spring Center with Big oh! Balloons...
Chillaxing on Memorial Day weekend - Phillip Brown, grandson enjoying the lauch...enjoying the lounge chair...or just enjoying himself, life is good.
Flight with Tara (from Charlotte) and Tom (from Omaha, soon to be from Charlotte) first flight, awesome morning....much fun and excitement!
Kristie and Charles have been ballooning, it seems like forever, but really only since 1981. This blog is a running log of fun flights and adventures in and around the Greater Cool Spring International Balloon Port and Space Museum, our home. Enjoy!
Keep up with news about
2023 Carolina BalloonFest
October 20, 21, 22.
Balloons fly in the mornings around 7:30 to 9:30 AM
& before sunset, around 4:45 to 6:45 PM,
See you there!
A portion of proceeds raised through Carolina BalloonFest is distributed to local nonprofit organizations.
Each year donations are made by
National Balloon Rally Charities to a number of regional organizations. Thank you for participating!
Big oh! Balloons
Cool Spring Center
399 West Page Hager Road
Cleveland, NC 27013
--by appointment only--
In the beautiful Cool Spring community
in Central North Carolina!
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