Adirondack Balloon Festival 2017

Adirondack Balloon Festival - Balloon Launch

The Adirondack Balloon Festival is September 21 - 24, 2017! 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.

2017 Balloon Festival Schedule

**Note: Festival organizers have not announced the 2017 schedule yet. The 2016 schedule below will give you an idea of what to expect. We will update this page as soon as the schedule is released.**

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

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.

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