The Balloon Glow was held at the New Haven City Park Friday evening.
The Balloon Glow offered spectators a view of inflated balloons lighted by their burners.
The Balloon Race will be held Saturday, Sept. 28, at the New Haven City Park.
The event will kick-off with a parade at 1:30 p.m., followed by children’s activities in the park.
The race, presented by the Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company of New Haven, is free and open to the public.
The balloons begin inflating for launch between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m., weather permitting.