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2013 Balloon Classic

Highlights from the 37th annual event in Memorial Park over Labor Day weekend.

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Richard Tripp, 4, watches from the shoulders of his father, Richard Tripp, as the balloon begin to launch Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, during the first day of the Colorado Springs Balloon Classic at Memorial Park. The event runs through Monday morning. The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Richard Tripp, 4, watches from the shoulders of his father, Richard Tripp, as the balloon begin to launch Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, during the first day of the Colorado Springs Balloon Classic at Memorial Park. The event runs through Monday morning. The Gazette, Christian Murdock)