Shawnee residents and members of surrounding communities gathered for the first night of the Third Annual FireLake Fireflight Balloon Festival Friday, August 9.

The festival kicked off with carnival games, food trucks and tethered balloon rides and concluded with a balloon glow show and firework display.

The second and final day of the festival kicks off Saturday August 10 with a 5K at 7 a.m. and the carnival opens at 10 a.m.

There will be a petting zoo, Native Drummer and Dancers and other fun activated for the community to enjoy.

The sky will be lit up again Saturday night in the final Balloon Glow beginning at 8:30 p.m.

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