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Sara Berger wins Livingston Sensation

Howell resident Sara Berger was selected as the Livingston Sensation winner during the singing competition held at the Michigan Challenge Balloonfest on Sunday, June 26. Her prize was a hot-air balloon ride from local pilot Phil Glebe. Berger, 19, has been singing for five years. She graduated last year from Howell High School and was […]

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Stop by and “kickstart” your balloonfest day

Pepsi, the Michigan Challenge beverage sponsor, will have product sampling on Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Stop by and “kickstart” your balloonfest day.

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Meet Freddie and Buster at balloonfest

Buster the Bus from Howell Public Schools, and Freddie the Fire Truck from the Howell Area Fire Department will be on hand to visit with children.

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Livingston Sensation Finalists announced

After two semifinals held earlier this month, six finalists have been selected to sing at the finals of the Livingston Sensation singing contest on Sunday, June 26 at 2 p.m. The six finalists are: Sara Berger Courtney Darrow Kelly Quinn Darla Maroudis Melanie Matticks Alex Darr

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Get tuned in to the Livingston Sensation at the Michigan Challenge Balloonfest

Are you Livingston County’s next singing sensation? The popular Livingston Sensation singing contest returns for its second year to the Michigan Challenge Balloonfest, June 24-26 in Howell. Singers are invited to compete in two semi-final events to be held at Cleary’s Pub, 117 E. Grand River Ave. in downtown Howell on June 2; and at […]

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Saturday Night Main Stage Entertainment

Entertainment is sponsored by Bob Maxey Ford, Power Home Remodeling Group, Atlas Home Improvement, Precision Satellite Sales & Service and Brighton Harley-Davidson.

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Livingston Sensation winner announced

Howell Township resident Sarah Brown was selected as the Livingston Sensation winner during the singing competition held at the Michigan Challenge Balloonfest on Sunday, June 28. Brown sang “Natural Woman” and competed against eight other contestants who were judged on tonal quality, presentation and song selection. Her prize was a hot-air balloon ride from local […]

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Livingston Sensation Singing Contest at Michigan Challenge Balloonfest 2015

The Livingston Sensation Singing Contest was a crowd favorite here at the Michigan Challenge Balloonfest this sunny afternoon. We have some talented members of our community, that’s for sure! Thank you to all of our contestants. Congratulations to Sarah Brown of Howell, MI – our winner of the Livingston Sensation Singing Contest! Here are some […]

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Balloonfest is FULL of fun on Sunday Afternoon!

Events are in full swing at the Michigan Challenge Balloonfest 2015 this sunny Sunday… from shopping at the Arts Festival and Open-Air Marketplace to creating a work of art with Paint & Pour, there is nothing but blue sky, sunshine, and happiness all around this Sunday afternoon. Join us for the Livingston Sensation Singing Competition […]

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A fun-filled final day of the Michigan Challenge Balloonfest 2015 is ready to begin!

It’s Sunday morning, and the Michigan Challenge Balloonfest is waking up to a better forecast and a great schedule of events today! The morning begins with the Arts Festival and Open-Air Marketplace, open today from 10am-4pm. Artists are displaying and selling their hand-crafted work at the juried Arts Festival, and the Open-Air Marketplace (new to […]

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