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Adirondack Balloon Festival 2019

Adirondack Balloon Festival - Balloon Launch

The Adirondack Balloon Festival is September 19 - 22, 2019! 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.

2019 Balloon Festival Schedule:

**Note: The schedule below is up-to-date as of September 2019. All events are subject to change. Contact the event organizers directly to confirm.**

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Crandall Park, Glens Falls, NY

  • 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm: Live Music by The Lustre Kings
  • 5:00 pm: Opening Ceremonies, food vendors, and kids' activities
  • 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm: Flight of up to 20 balloons (weather permitting)

Downtown Glens Falls

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

Friday, September 20, 2019

Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport, Queensbury, NY

  • 3:00 pm: Gates open, craft fair hosted by ZONTA, kids' activities, food vendors, & live music by Kevin McKrell & Orion Kribs
  • 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm: Flight of up to 100 balloons, including special shapes (weather permitting)

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport, Queensbury, NY

  • 5:00 am - 10:00 am: Big Balloon Breakfast (all-you-can-eat pancakes, french toast, sausage, juice & coffee) - $10 adults, $8 seniors, $6 children (4-10)
  • 5:00 am - 7:00 pm: Food vendors, ZONTA craft fair, kids' activities
  • 6:30 am - 7:30 am: Flight of up to 100 balloons, including special shapes (weather permitting)
  • 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Music performances by Pluck & Rail and The High Peaks Bluegrass Band
  • 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm: Flight of up to 100 balloons, including special shapes (weather permitting)
  • 8:00 pm: "Lighting Up The Night" Airport Moonglow featuring up to 30 balloons (weather permitting), bring your flashlights

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport, Queensbury, NY

  • 5:00 am - 10:00 am: Big Balloon Breakfast (all-you-can-eat pancakes, french toast, sausage, juice & coffee) - $10 adults, $8 seniors, $6 children (4-10)
  • 5:00 am - 12:00 pm: Food vendors, ZONTA craft fair, kids' activities
  • 6:30 am - 7:30 am: "Walter's Mass Ascension" - simultaneous flight of dozens of 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, food vendors and kids' activities
  • 5:00 pm: Launch of up to 20 balloons (weather permitting)

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. In addition, the Festival is a non-smoking event.