Hot air balloons rise through the air for the Freedom Balloon Fest in Fuquay-Varina, N.C. during the hot air balloon mass ascension on Friday, May 27, 2016.
Hot air balloons rise through the air for the Freedom Balloon Fest in Fuquay-Varina, N.C. during the hot air balloon mass ascension on Friday, May 27, 2016. Kendall Bagley newsobserver.com
Hot air balloons rise through the air for the Freedom Balloon Fest in Fuquay-Varina, N.C. during the hot air balloon mass ascension on Friday, May 27, 2016. Kendall Bagley newsobserver.com

Freedom Balloon Festival draws crowds to Fuquay-Varina, but not downtown

June 02, 2016 2:41 PM