Join this weekend for complete LIVE coverage of the 27th Annual Great Falls Balloon Festival on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 16, 17 & 18, 2019.

The Sun Journal will have LIVE updates throughout the weekend on social media and LIVE video on of each launch at 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. everyday from Lewiston’s Simard-Payne Park. Plus, plenty of photos, stories, videos and more.

And for fans of the festival, we are offering a special subscription price of Sunday + Digital: $15 for 12 weeks or Digital: $12 for 12 weeks. Subscribe now:

Follow Sun Journal on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Snapchat (search: thesunjournal) for the latest on the balloon festival.

You can download the NEW Sun Journal Headlines app from the Apple Store or Google Play Store. for LIVE notifications of balloons launch updates.

Be sure to stop by the Sun Journal tent at the festival to enter for a chance to WIN a free framed balloon festival print.

(Free access is provided by Androscoggin Bank. Internet service for the balloon festival is provided by First Light.)

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