Up, Up and Away!!!!! Carolina BalloonFest is a fun-filled weekend of amazing live entertainment, attractions and family activities. Bring lawn chairs and blankets and bask in the beautiful Carolina autumn weather with the sights and sounds of over 50 colorful hot air balloons, which are scheduled to launch twice daily. Enjoy a local NC wine or the craft beer garden, artisan and marketplace village, on-site acrobatic circus, huge kids zone, and so much more!!!