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Fall > Balloon Festival

Adirondack Balloon Festival 2016

Adirondack Balloon Festival - Balloon Launch Dozens of hot air balloons float over the Adirondack countryside at the annual Adirondack Balloon Festival.

The Adirondack Balloon Festival is September 22 - 25, 2016! Come witness the wonder as hot air balloons of all colors, shapes and sizes set launch all at once at several events throughout the weekend. An awe-inspiring event for children and adults alike, the Adirondack Balloon Festival is fun and FREE to attend.

2016 Balloon Festival Schedule

**Note: This schedule is up-to-date as of July 2016. More information will be added as it is announced.**

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Crandall Park, Glens Falls, NY
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm: Opening Night

Friday, September 23, 2016

Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport, Queensbury, NY
3:00 pm: Gates Open, Craft Fair hosted by ZONTA, Kids' Activities & Food Vendors 
5:00 pm: Launch of up to 80 Balloons

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport, Queensbury, NY
5:00 am - 9:00 am: Big Balloon Breakfast, food vendors, ZONTA craft fair, and launch of up to 100 balloons
3:00 pm - 7:30 pm: Arrive early for a 5PM (weather permitting) launch of up to 100 balloons. Music, food vendors and ZONTA craft fair. Stay for the 8PM Moon Glow, 30 plus balloons light up the sky (weather permitting, candlestick glow replaces Moon Glow if weather grounds balloons)

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport, Queensbury, NY
5:00 am - 9:00 am: Big Balloon Breakfast, food vendors, ZONTA craft fair, and launch of up to 100 balloons

Crandall Park, Glens Falls, NY
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm: Live music, food vendors, and launch of up to 25 balloons.

Please Note:

ALL BALLOON LAUNCHES SCHEDULED ARE WEATHER PERMITTING. Please check with the official Adirondack Balloon Festival organization if you are unsure about weather conditions and their effect on the festival.

No dogs, drones, or remote controlled aircrafts are allowed at the Adirondack Balloon Festival.