If you missed the balloons a few weeks ago don't worry you have another chance this weekend in Longview. The 40th annual Great Texas Balloon Race kicks off this Friday and runs all weekend long at the East Texas Regional Airport. This of course is a great event to bring the entire family to!

From concerts to the balloon glow there's many ways to enjoy this huge event and kids under the age of 12 are in FREE. $15 gets you in on Friday, $20 on Saturday and Free on Sunday with advanced tickets now on sale. Coolers and lawn chairs are encouraged but please no glass and pets inside the gates.

To make this event even more fun for the whole family bring the kids to Kids Land which is $5 per child and includes bounce houses, slides, climbing walls, toddler play areas and so much more.