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Preakness Balloon Fest runs through Sunday

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Posted at 5:56 AM, May 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-11 05:56:22-04

Eight days before the Preakness Stakes, Friday marks the start of the Balloon Festival.

It opens at the Howard County Fairgrounds at 4 p.m. with a bunch of concerts.

At 6:15 p.m., flights in the balloons begin.

A ride is $250 a person.

The festival continues through Sunday.