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ART Van Gogh balloon celebrates installation's extension to Feb. 6
2021-10-11

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Following a maiden flight in Toronto to herald the return of the city's "Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit," Lighthouse Immersive's Vincent van Gogh hot-air balloon made its way to Goebbert's Farm, in the Kane County village of Pingree Grove, on Oct. 9 to mark an extension of "Immersive Van Gogh Chicago" to Feb. 6, 2022.

Van Gogh's likeness was inflated on the farm grounds from 7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. for a planned tethered flight.

Goebbert's Farm, located off of the Route 47 exit on I-90, is a family-oriented destination offering seasonal attractions like vegetable picking, gardening classes, pig races and even a giraffe barn. The grounds house a vast sunflower field that made it a fitting location for a Van Gogh hot-air balloon, as the post-Impressionist painter was particularly fond of these towering flowers.

Tickets to Immersive Van Gogh are currently on sale through Nov. 28. Tickets for the Feb. 6 extension will be available Wed., Oct. 13. Prices start at $39.99 for adults ($24.99 for children 16 or younger); visit VanGoghChicago.com .


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