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Van Wagner Aerial Blog

15 Amazing Aerial Photos From The Boston Blimp Parade

Posted by Van Wagner Aerial Media   Aug 28, 2014 5:40:00 PM

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If you missed the blimp parade that took place over the city of Boston earlier this week, no worries. We have the complete recap for you! Our team has compiled the best aerial photos of the city, as well as the top tweets from our blimp flight attendees. 

Similar to the Blimp Parade that took place in NYC in 2012, spectators took to their phones tweeting, video-tapping, and Instagramming the three airships above. The hashtags used for the event, #BlimpParade and #BlimpsOverBoston, generated over 60 posts on Instagram and a little over 1,000 tweets and re-tweets from spectators sharing in the excitement of this historic event.

We hope you enjoy the bird's-eye view we captured of the great city of Boston!

Who Participated In The 2014 Blimp Parade?

@JCMonahan, @NESN, @OnlyInBos, @BostonCollege, @PGATourMedia, as well as the blimps of course! (@DTVBlimp, @HoodBlimp, @MetLifeBlimp, @VanWagnerAerial)

What Kinds Of Pictures Did The Blimp Attendees Post On Social Media?

Co-Anchor of WCVB-TV’s NewsCenter, J.C. Monahan, had the opportunity to ride along in the Hood Blimp. Here’s one of her photos from Twitter. We agree, Boston is beautiful!

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Once in the air, @NESN tweeted "Hello Boston!" Do you see the famous CITGO sign in the background?

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A representative from PGA Tour Media got into the action as well! Great shot from the MetLife blimp!

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@OnlyInBos rumored that there was a Mighty Ducks flight formation forming over the city...

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...And spotted a crop circle.

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Boston College might have gotten the best photo of the day! What a view!

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At the end of the day, the blimps headed home for an early dinner.

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And said their goodbyes. Until next year! 

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For more blimp parade fun, check out the stunning pictures our photographer captured of the parade and city of Boston via helicopter.

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