On May 15, 16 and 17, you will be seeing pink as the world’s largest hot air balloon joins the Purple Eater and his friends at the Northwest Georgia Balloon Festival at Tillotson Field in Menlo, Georgia.

The Energizer Bunny in 166 feet tall – that is 15 feet taller than the Statue of Liberty.  His shoe size is 98EEEEE; his head is 30 feet wide and 45 feet long; he weigns in at 1,170 pounds.  The Hot "Hare" needs two pilots to fly him.  He will be flying in Chattooga County on Friday evening, May 15, at 6pm and Saturday and Sunday at 6am and 6pm, weather permitting.

Plan to attend the festival to see this amazing "hare"  While you are there, enjoy the carnival, shop the vendors and enjoy musical acts that range from bluegrass to gospel and everything in between.  Try the tethered balloon, walk through an actual size balloon and enjoy their wide variety of foods.

The Northwest Georgia Balloon Festival promises to be good family entertainment.  Make the trip to Menlo, Georgia, on state highway 48, nine miles from Summerville.  Don’t miss the world’s largest hot "hare" balloon, The Energizer Bunny.