Canton Ballon Fest canceled due to weather, fireworks still a go


CANTON, Miss. (WJTV)- The Mississippi Canton Hot Air Balloon Festival has been canceled due to expected rain and lightning.

Canton Tourism announced on Facebook, out of safety for attendees and the pilots, the balloon fest will no longer continue for the Fourth of July.

The firework show scheduled for 9:15 p.m. will still take place outside of the Canton Multipurpose Complex.

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