Balloon Glow kicks off a weekend of festivities at Forest Park

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - This weekend the Great Forest Park Balloon Race takes over Forest Park. Here to talk about it is, Andy Baker, retail marketing executive with PNC Bank, the sponsor of this year's event.

The Great Forest Park Balloon Race kicks off with the Balloon Glow from 7pm-9pm followed by the fireworks finale at 9:15. The balloon race kicks off at noon Saturday and runs until 6:30pm.