The Northwest Georgia Balloon Festival will be held once again this year in Menlo.  The dates for this year’s festival are May 13, 14 and 15.  The event will again be held at Tillotson Field on Highway 48 in Menlo.

Organizers say that festival goers will be able to enjoy the balloons as well as carnival rides, a mechanical bull, entertainment and lots of good food.  The balloons will fly on Friday May 13th at 6 PM and again on Saturday and Sunday, May 14 and May 15, at 6 AM and 6 PM – weather permitting.

For more information you can call 706-978-0828 or 706-895-2285.  Proceeds from the event will benefit the Menlo Recreation Department, Chattooga County Tourism Board, Best Silver Club Scholarship Fund and the Menlo Fire Department.