Saturday Night kicks off the El Paso Balloon Festival with the Soldier Salute and Balloon Glow by celebrating the purpose of Memorial Day Weekend -- our military heroes.  Bring the whole family for an evening featuring a color guard, national anthem, food trucks, music and the famous Balloon Glow.  Hot-air balloons light up the night sky to the beat of a patriotic soundtrack.  All of this to celebrate past, present and future soldiers who are fighting for our country.

Entry to Saturday’s event is free with $5 parking fee.  Some vendors are cash only.

You'll also have the opportunity to see two more balloon glows on Sunday and Monday mornings at 5 a.m.