Adirondack Balloon Festival 2017

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When: Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 until Sunday, Sep 24, 2017 - 4:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Glens Falls & Queensbury, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Phone: 518-222-4593

Hundreds of hot air balloons take to the sky at the 45th Annual Adirondack Balloon Festival, taking place September 21 - 24, 2017.

There will be balloons of all shapes and sizes. Watch from the ground as they take off into the sky or go for a ride and see a view you won't soon forget!

Check back soon for the 2017 schedule as it becomes available - for an idea of what to expect, here's last year's schedule:

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Crandall Park, Glens Falls, NY
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm: Live Music by Tailspin
5:00 pm: Opening Ceremonies
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm: Flight of up to 20 balloons

Downtown Glens Falls
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm: City of Glens Falls Block Party featuring a walk-about balloon, balloon baskets on display, a car show, and kids' activities

Friday, September 23, 2016

Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport, Queensbury, NY
3:00 pm: Gates open, craft fair hosted by ZONTA, kids' activities & food vendors. Live music by The Old Main and Buckeye Rooster
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm: Flight of up to 80 balloons, including special shapes

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport, Queensbury, NY
5:00 am - 11:00 am: Big Balloon Breakfast - $8 adults, $6 seniors
5:00 am - 7:00 pm: Food vendors, ZONTA craft fair, kids' activities (bounce houses, crafts, games, aircraft static display)
6:30 am - 7:30 am: Flight of up to 100 balloons, including special shapes
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Live music by The Mojo Dawgs
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm: Flight of up to 100 balloons, including special shapes
6:15 pm - 7:45 pm: Live music by The Houseguests
8:00 pm: "Lighting Up The Night" Airport Moonglow featuring 30+ balloons, bring your flashlights

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport, Queensbury, NY
5:00 am - 11:00 am: Big Balloon Breakfast - $8 adults, $6 seniors
5:00 am - 11:00 am: Food vendors, ZONTA craft fair, kids' activities (bounce houses, rock climbing wall, aircraft display)
6:30 am - 7:30 am: "Walter's Mass Ascension" - simultaneous flight of up to 100 balloons, including special shapes
8:00 am: Catholic Mass in the Entertainment Tent
9:00 am: Protestant Sunday Service in the Entertainment Tent

Crandall Park, Glens Falls, NY
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Live music by Across the Pond
5:00 pm: Launch of 20+ balloons

Note: All Balloon Festival events are weather permitting.

No dogs, drones, or remote control aircrafts are allowed at any Balloon Festival events.


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