37th Annual QuickChek Festival of Ballooning

Event Date: 
Repeats every day until Sun Jul 28 2019.
Friday, July 26, 2019 Various times
Saturday, July 27, 2019 Various times
Sunday, July 28, 2019 Various times
Event Info
$24 and up for adults and $10 and up for children ages 4-12, if purchased ahead. Free for ages 3 and under
Contact Phone: 
1 (800) HOT-AIR-9 or information@balloonfestival.com
Recommended Age: 
All ages
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The QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning is the largest summertime hot air balloon and music festival in North America, with more than 100 participating balloons. It holds the dual distinction of being a recipient of The New Jersey Governor's Award for Best Special Event, as well as the American Bus Association's designation as a Top 100 Festival in North America.

Held annually at Solberg Airport in Readington, the festival truly has something for everyone. Weather permitting, mass ascensions take place at 6:30 p.m. on all three days, plus 6:30 am on Saturday and Sunday. In between, check out concerts, non-stop family entertainment, hundreds of crafters and vendors, great food, fireworks, magic shows, a balloon glow, and much more. 

Hours are Friday, 1 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Sunday from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Click here for ticket information and prices; admission costs less if tickets are purchased ahead of time.

Solberg Airport
39 Thor Solberg Road
08889 Whitehouse Station , NJ 40° 36' 56.0376" N, 74° 46' 12.9288" W
New Jersey
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