Tag Archive: Great Texas Balloon Race

Jul 23 2015

Billy Adler Spits Fire

Spitfire fired up!

Kelly Bell/ETR Aviators and volunteers started arriving at Maude Cobb Convention Center at just after 5:00 a.m. By 6:00am the place was teeming with a crowd ready to get the balloons off the ground. Jerry Trice has sat on the GTBR board of directors for more than 25 years, and his enthusiasm just keeps growing. …

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Jul 15 2015


July 24-26, 2015 at East Texas Regional Airport (Hwy 322 @ Hwy 349 * Longview) Friday: 4:00pm to Midnight Saturday: 5:45am to 11:00am 4:00pm to Midnight Sunday: 5:45am to 10:00am ADMISSION: Friday & Saturday $15.00 (advance tickets $12.00 at area Super 1 Foods, Brookshires or Outhousetickets.com) Sunday – FREE Children 12 & under FREE FOOD/BEVERAGES: …

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Jul 25 2013

Flying high: Great Texas Balloon Race scheduled, Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers to perform

July 26 to 28 will mark the 36th year of the Great Texas Balloon Race, but this year Longview and East Texas is having a full week of high flying balloons in the sky because the Balloon Federation of America’s Hot Air Competition Division holds the United States National Championship race in conjunction with the …

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May 10 2013

City showcased at state travel fair

Longview Convention and Visitors Bureau attended the 58th Annual Texas Travel Counselors Conference and Texas Travel Industry’s Travel Fair in Lubbock April 22-25 according to Tourism Services Manager Margie Harris. The Texas Travel Industry Association’s Texas Travel Fair, an annual trade show for TTIA members only, and is held as part of the Texas Travel …

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