Great Falls Balloon Festival

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Great Falls Balloon Festival
GenreHot air balloon festival
Location(s)Lewiston and Auburn, Maine
Years active1992-present[1]

The Great Falls Balloon Festival is a hot air balloon festival held in the twin cities of Lewiston, Maine and Auburn, Maine. It has been held annually each August since 1993. The festival sitting on the banks of the Androscoggin River has attracted about 100,000 people, both locals and tourists annually. The festival takes place in several parks and plazas where the balloons lift off and feature rides, games, music, and trade booths.

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  1. ^ "Balloons brighten the sky over Lewiston-Auburn this weekend". Boston Herald. 2008-08-16. The 16th annual Great Falls Balloon Festival got under way yesterday along the banks of the Androscoggin...

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Coordinates: 44°06′01″N 70°12′53″W / 44.100283°N 70.214824°W / 44.100283; -70.214824