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1572 Machen Park, Galesburg, IL 61401

20-25 hot air balloons flying over Galesburg, Il the last full weekend of July at Lake Storey Park with "night glows" Friday and Saturday nights (weather permitting).

Delicious food, fun games, crafts and face painting are all available for the kids, while the pilots and their Hot Air Balloons get ready for flight! It's a marvelous site, full of wonder and adventure! Come on out to Lake Storey park to see the colorful balloons and even get a chance to ride!

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