Owl-O-Ween returns to Kennesaw State
Balloon festival attracts 30,000 to KSU Sports + Entertainment Park
KENNESAW, Ga. (Oct 14, 2016) — Kennesaw State University’s Sports + Entertainment Park hosted the fourth annual Owl-O-Ween Hot Air Balloon Festival Oct. 21-22, featuring more than 25 balloons, trick-or-treating, tethered balloon rides, Atlanta’s largest Costume Party, over 125 performers and more.
The event is Atlanta’s only hot air balloon festival and is produced by KSU’s student-run Night Owl Productions. Organizers estimated the event attracted more than 30,000 visitors over the course of the family-friendly two-day festival.
Owl-O-Ween included entertainment across five stages to include musicians, roving entertainers, dancers and novelty acts. There was a vendor marketplace, artists’ market, a costume contest and multiple food vendors.
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers close to 200 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 126 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.