ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - The annual Great Forest Park Balloon Race has been canceled this year, but you'll still have a chance to see hot air balloon fly across the St. Louis area this weekend.
Lift Up St. Louis began at 6 a.m. Thursday and will run through Sunday evening. Hot air balloons will fill the skies in honor of essential workers, educators, healthcare heroes and those standing up for change.
So when are the best times to see the balloon?
Learn more about Lift Up St. Louis, here.
This year's Great Forest Park Balloon Race was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but plans to be back at Central Fields in Forest Park in September 2021.