How close can I get to the balloons?

While the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) mandates that we fence in the balloon area for safety purposes, you can easily secure a prime viewing spot to view these magnificent balloons.

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1. How much does the event cost?
2. May I bring my pet to the Above Athens Balloon Festival?
3. How many balloons will there be?
4. How close can I get to the balloons?
5. What else is happening at the festival other than hot air balloons?
6. Is alcohol allowed?
7. May I bring my own food?
8. What is a tethered balloon ride?
9. Who can fly in a tethered balloon?
10. When can we tether?
11. How high will we fly?
12. How many people can ride in the balloon?
13. About Tethered Rides...
14. What is a hot air balloon made of?
15. How do hot air balloons work?
16. How large are hot air balloons?
17. Are blankets and lawn chairs allowed?
18. What are the best conditions for flight in a balloon?
19. Who can fly a balloon?
20. How is the balloon inflated?
21. What kind of fuel is used for the burners?
22. What is a balloon glow?