Ballooons lift off for Plano Balloon Festival

Hot air balloons will fly high this weekend for the In Touch Credit Union Plano Balloon Festival.

The festival gets underway Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday. Launches are scheduled for 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. each day.

Every year thousands of visitors head to Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve in Plano to watch the colorful balloons lift off. The night time balloon glows are also pretty popular.

This year some of your favorite FOX 4 reporters and anchors will be at the festival. There will also be games and prizes at the FOX 4 booth.

For more information about the festival, visit