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Adirondack Balloon Festival 2016
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 August 2016. More information will be added as it is announced.**
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Crandall Park, Glens Falls, NY
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, 2016Floyd 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, 2016Floyd 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 - 4:45 pm: Live music by The Mojo Dawgs and The Jonathan Newell Band
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm: Flight of up to 100 balloons, including special shapes
6:00 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
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.