When it comes to outdoor sights, what is seen at the Poteau Balloon Festival cannot be matched, according to one official.
Hosted by the Poteau Chamber of Commerce, this year’s Poteau Balloon Festival will offer its usual “colorful sights” and “fun sounds” Oct. 18-19 at the LeFlore County Fairgrounds, 5015 S. Broadway in Poteau, said Karen Wages, president/CEO of the chamber and a producer for the festival. The all-ages event will include the Balloon Glow, tethered rides, a carnival, various entertainment performances, the Big Fox Run UTV Race and more, she said.
“We think that we will have another record crowd this year, with our new attractions,” Wages said of the event, which started in 2006 and was named the No. 3 event in Okiescentric magazine’s