Published Jul 14, 2019 at 10:08 PM | Updated at 9:40 AM EDT on Jul 15, 2019
Thousands of people attended the biggest balloon festival in Massachusetts as it returned to Northampton July 12-14. The Northeast Balloon Festival was an all-weekend event boasting hot air balloon rides and activities, food trucks, craft beer, live music, craft artisan vendor expo, amusement rides, kids zone and a variety of other entertainment like axe-throwing and bacon eating. The live music stage hosted regional New England performers; there were over 30 of New England's top food vendors; and the Vendor Expo hosted a variety of craft and artisanal vendors from throughout the region.
Check out these gorgeous photographs from necn/NBC10 Boston's Mark Garfinkel: