Where: Bloomington (Monroe County)
When: Sept. 6-8
Highlights: At the fairgrounds, see the hot air balloons rise into the late summer skies. You can also enjoy Kiwanis Idol, kids zone, 5K run/walk, car show, cornhole tournament, fireworks, food and commercial vendors, bands, pyrotechnic skydivers, giant kites and the wine and beer garden. Admission charge.
Information: 812-345-3794; kiwanisindianaballoonfest.com