Carolina BalloonFest Cancelled for This Weekend

National Balloon Rally Charities Inc. announced  the 2021 Carolina BalloonFest scheduled for October 15-17 in Statesville  has been canceled. COVID-19 concerns related to bringing large groups of people together over the three-day event led to the cancellation of this year’s 47th Carolina BalloonFest, but festival organizers say that they plan for the festival to return next year.