It’s time for the great Mississippi River Balloon Race in Natchez, Mississippi. ABC 31′s Bennett Roland Junior got up at the crack of dawn to try to take his first hot-air balloon ride.
For more information about this weekend, go to NatchezBalloonRace.com.
Also, one Natchez-area hotel manager, Walter Tipton, says the Balloon Race fills up the city and creates a huge economic impact for this historic city.
Tipton says there are party suites available at all the hotels for groups who make this event a reunion.
KLAX ABC 31 News 10/18/13