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Posted on: July 30, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Main Street Glow, River Days After Party Coming Next Week

A hot air balloon torch lights up the sky as two people watch

July 30, 2021 – Downtown Midland’s Main Street is the place to be during the first weekend in August as two exciting events come together for free, family-friendly fun!

On Thursday, August 5, Midland Balloon Festival lights up the streets of Downtown Midland with the burners of hot air balloons. Guests can visit from 6:30 – 8 p.m. to view the lit burners and visit with hot air balloon pilots.

River Days After Party turns Main Street into a giant dance floor between Ashman and Rodd streets on Friday, August 6 beginning at 7 p.m. Live music will be provided by Stone Street Revival from 7 – 9 p.m. and Jedi Mind Trip from 9 – 11 p.m. Seven downtown businesses will stay open late to serve outdoor beverages in The Commons.   All ages are invited to enjoy the party on Main Street. 

Both events are free and open to the public. No tickets are required.

River Days takes place in the Farmers Market area of Downtown Midland August 6 – 7, 2021. 

For more information on these events, visit or

For questions or additional information, contact the Downtown Development Authority office at  989-837-3330 during regular office hours, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; visit; or find us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 

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