BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - The festivals name speaks for itself. Now, it is being recognized as one of the top events in Kentucky.
The Kentucky Travel Industry Association has named Balloons, Tunes & BBQ to its list of top 10 events for the fall. The festival has been a staple of South Central Kentucky since the early 90's.
The United Way says the family friendly atmosphere is what draws thousands from around the state.
"Whether it's you want to come for kids night and bring your children to be able to enjoy the carnival and the inflatables, or if you want to come and listen to music, or you love food because the barbecue is wonderful," says Ellie Harbaugh.
This year's festival is September 5-8 at the Bowling Green - Warren County Regional Airport.
Musical acts include a wide variety of country artists including Randy Houser and Justin Rivers.