Fireworks won't be the only thing coloring the Hudson Valley sky this weekend. Balloon Festival 2014 kicks off on July 4th at 5 p.m. and continues Saturday and Sunday. (Visit the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce (DCRCOC) website for more information on launch locations and times.)

Get in Balloon Festival spirit by remembering the sights of Balloon Festival 2013. All photos are courtesy of the DCRCOC.