The South Plains Balloon Round-up is September 8th at Buffalo Springs Lake. Its one of the few times around Lubbock you get to see huge hot air balloons up close. Plus watching them take off into the sky is really cool to see.

Here's the video from their 2017 event:

South Plains Balloon Roundup from Lubbock ISD on Vimeo.

September 8-9, 2018 Hot Air Balloons will inflate around 7:30AM both Saturday & Sunday (weather permitting). Lakeside Balloon Glow is scheduled at 8:00PM Saturday evening (weather permitting). Balloons will be launched on the golf course (on the west end of the lake).