Balloon festival kicks off in Plano

Hot air balloonists take flight Friday afternoon to kick of the three-day I Touch Credit Union Plano Balloon Festival.

The fun starts at 4 p.m. Friday with balloon launches at 6 p.m. and 7 a.m. through Sunday morning.

The event also includes a half-marathon, rides, skydiving, live music and a balloon glow and giant fireworks show Saturday evening.

FOX 4 is a proud sponsor. Fans can visit the FOX 4 booth at the festival to meet the anchors and reporters, play games and win cool prizes.