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Adirondack Balloon Festival 2014

Join us for The 42nd Anniversary
Adirondack Hot Air Balloon Festival
Sept. 18-21, 2014

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Adirondack Balloon FestivalThe Adirondack Hot Air Balloon Festival is a 4 day free event and is the oldest and largest balloon event on the East Coast!  See the multi colored balloons set against the backdrop of the beautiful Adirondack Mountains!  Scroll down to see the complete schedule of events.
Complete Adirondack Festival Information Visit The Festival Website.

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Call 518-668-5401  or  800-LAKE-GEORGE for Reservations


Adirondack Hot Air Balloon Festival Schedule Sept 18 – 21, 2014

All flights are scheduled weather permitting.
The Festival is open to the public – FREE of charge
Donations will be accepted for parking, Premiere VIP parking is available for a fee.
Please do not bring your dogs to the Festival. Thank you!

Below is 2013 Schedule – 2014 is Pending

Thursday, September 19th – Crandall Park – City of Glens Falls

  • 4:30-6:30pm: Musical Performance by the Stony Creek Band
  • 5:00pm: Opening Ceremonies
  • 5:15pm: Launch of up to 20 balloons
  • 6:00-9:30: City of Glens Falls Block Party featuring Walk-about balloon, balloon baskets on display, car show, kid’s activities and FIREWORKS!

Friday, September 20th – Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport – Queensbury

  • 3:00pm:Gates Open, Craft Fair hosted by ZONTA, kid’s activities and Food Vendors open for business
  • 5:00pm: Balloon Launch – 80+ balloons including special shapes

Saturday, September 21st Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport – Town of Queensbury

  • 5:00am – 11:00am: “Big Balloon Breakfast” – Airport Hanger
  • 6:00am – 7:00pm: Food vendors open for business, Craft Fair hosted by ZONTA with 30+ vendors, Kids activities, including bounce houses, rock climbing wall, aircraft static display
  • 6:30am: Flight of 100 Balloons
  • 2:00pm – 5:00pm: Performance by local bands
  • 5:00pm: Flight of 100 Balloons
  • 8:00 pm: “Lighting Up The Night”- Moonglow Featuring 20+ Balloons- Bring Your Flashlights!!

Sunday, September 22nd Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport – Town of Queensbury

  • 5:00am – 11:00am: “Big Balloon Breakfast” – Airport Hanger
  • 6:00am – 12:00pm: Food vendors open for business, Craft Fair hosted by ZONTA with 30+ vendors, Kids activities, including bounce houses, rock climbing wall, aircraft display
  • 6:30am: “Walter’s Mass Ascension” simultaneous Flight of 100 Balloons
  • 8:00am: Catholic Mass in the Entertainment tent
  • 9:00am: Protestant Sunday Service in the Entertainment tent

Sunday, September 22nd Crandall Park – City of Glens Falls

  • 2:00pm – 5:00pm: Jonathan Newell Band performs
  • 5:00pm: Launch of 20+ Balloons

Festival Information Visit The Balloon Festival Website.

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