Mark your calendar – Air Fair is coming

The annual Air Fair extravaganza is once again returning to Groveland Oaks County Park Saturday, Aug. 4. Make it a weekend of camping or come in for a day of fun.

Presented by Genisys Credit Union, a full day of activities is planned before the hot air balloons hit the sky. Starting at 10 a.m., there will be children’s activities, a magic show, hay wagon shuttle, inflatable bouncers, face painting, the Glider Club, a LEGO station and a Home Depot craft. The Howell Nature Center’s Live Birds of Prey program and Alexandria’s Nature Bus will be provided by the Spirit of Alexandria Foundation.

Sponsored by General RV Center – White Lake, hot air balloons will take to the skies from 6-7 p.m. The Cosmic Groove Variety Band will perform at 8 p.m. The fair concludes with a special night glow at 9 p.m.

Activities are included with a 2018 annual vehicle permit or daily park pass which is required for park entry. Permits and daily passes may be purchased at the park on the day of the event. Annual permits are also available at

For details on Air Fair, contact John Haney at 248-858-1486 or

Groveland Oaks County Park is located 14555 Dixie Highway near Holly.

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