Quincy University is once again bringing back the very popular balloon glow for its 2023 Homecoming festivities.

The glow will take place on Thursday, September 28 starting at 6 pm. Everyone is invited to this free event to watch these giant, beautiful balloons light up Friars Field. Vendors will be on-hand for food and beverages, bring a blanket and a lawn chair and just see what happens next.

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The balloon glow is the start of homecoming weekend for Quincy University. This year's theme "There's No Place Like Quincy," fits it very well with the whole hot air balloon thing. There will be a homecoming parade on Thursday as well where you can see all of the organizations, groups, and athletes celebrate QU's Homecoming.

Friday, there will be a balloon launch in the morning (weather permitting), then a golf tournament, open house, campus tour, and happy hour at the Hawk's Nest. Saturday is all about football ababy with the QU Hawks playing Southwest Baptisi Univeristy. For a full list of homecoming events for the entire weekend check out quincy.edu or follow QU on Facebook.

The balloon glow is a fun family-friendly event that people of all ages can just sit back, relax, and watch these giant balloons light up the night. It's an amazing site to see.

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