Celebrate the upcoming weekend with hot air balloons. The annual Balloon & Bounty event kicks off on Friday.Don't miss the annual Balloons And Bounty: Hot Air Balloon And Pride Of New York Wine/ Farm Market Venue happening all this weekend. The event opens on Friday at 4pm. There is a pilot crew dinner 5-7, and a flashlight maze ongoing after dark. All regular activities run 4-10.

Saturday- Enjoy a balloon launch at 7am. The grounds and vender tents open at 10. For the kids there are pony rides from 10-6, and a magician will perform from noon til 4. The Utica Zoo will feature live animal exhibits, listen to live music, and fireworks after dark.

Sunday- Grounds open at 10. Check out magical acts, stage shows, live bands and entertainment capped off by fireworks at 8.

Monday- Grounds open at 10. The day will be full of activities including magic shows, animal exhibits by The Utica Zoo, bands and pony rides. The grounds will close at 6.

So if you are wondering what to do on this Columbus Day weekend, check out Balloons And Bounty at Wolf Oak Acres.