The Northeast Balloon Festival will take place Friday, July 12 - Sunday, July 14, 2019 at the Three County Fairgrounds in Northampton, MA.
Attendees will experience a weekend full of Hot Air Balloons, Tethered Rides, Walk-in Balloons, Nighttime Balloon Glows, Pilot Meet & Greets, and Competitions. 30+ of New Englands Top Food Trucks will offer gourmet varieties from Tacos and BBQ to Deep Fried Oreos and Lobster Rolls. Alcoholic Beverages will be provided by the venue. There will be AMUSEMENT RIDES AND A FREE PETTING ZOO - new to this year's event!!! Entertainment includes the region's Top Performing Musical Artists, Handmade Craft Artisan Vendors, Kids Zone & More!!!
DATES & TIMES:Friday, July 12, 2019 from 3 PM to 10 PMSaturday, July 13, 2019 from 5 AM to 10 PMSunday, July 14, 2019 from 5 AM to 8 PM TICKETS: FREE AGES 12 AND UNDERAdvance General Admission: $7.50 (50% OFF NOW!!!) Gate General Admission: $15 (Good for Friday, Saturday OR Sunday) ONLINE SALES END 7/12 AT 12 AMAdvance WEEKEND PASS: $20 (50% OFF NOW!!!) 3-Day WEEKEND PASS Admission: $40 (Good for Friday, Saturday AND Sunday) ONLINE SALES END 7/12 AT 12 AMRV CAMPING - $350-400 -- Have immediate access to the field and see balloons fly in the morning and all day, includes General Admission to event.
ADVANCE ONLY DAY OF EVENT TICKETS ARE $15 CASH ONLY AT THE EVENT GATE!!! EVENT FEATURES: Balloon Rides & Activities20+ Gourmet Food TrucksAlcoholic BeveragesAmusement Rides & GamesFREE Petting ZooTop Performing Musical PerformersHandmade Artisan Craft VendorsKids Zone RV CAMPING: Easy access to balloon viewing, food, beverages and entertainment Weekend Camping Passes - Friday & Saturday: $350-400Hookups are available for electric, water and sewage. Includes General Admission for up to 8 guests RV
TICKETS ON SALE THROUGH FRIDAY, JULY 5, 2019 at 7 PM BALLOON RIDES: WEATHER PERMITTING Individual Balloon Rides start at $250. Balloon Rides must be scheduled with individual Balloon Pilots - more information to come. General Admission is NOT included with purchase of Balloon Rides. Please contact the pilots directly to book your flights. More pilot contact information will be announced shortly
PILOT CONTACT INFORMATION BELOW:
Bill Whidden, Florida Balloon Adventures Balloonmeister Phone: 407-414-7451 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://floridaballoonadventures.com/ Balloon Name: Great Balls of Fire Paul SenaPhone: (413) 238-5514Email: Worthingtonballooning@gmail.comWebsite: Worthingtonballooning.comBalloon Name: Thunderbuster Andre Boucher, A & A Balloon Rides Phone: 603-432-6911 Email: email@example.com Website: balloonridesnh.com Balloon Name: Passion Beth Hamilton Phone: 508-252-3647 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://www.balloonfantasiesofrehoboth.net/ Balloon Name: Last One Bill Colyer Phone: 203-255-1929 Email: email@example.com Website: http://www.ayankeeballoon.com/ Balloon Name: Last Penny Jason BoucherPhone: 603-321-5562Email: Infinityballoon@aol.com Website: www.infinityballooning.comBalloon Name: Serendipity Walt RudyPhone: (330) 212-1207Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgAloft Horizons "The Ultimate in Ballooning Adventures"Balloon Name: Hour Big Bundle of Joy Darrek DaoustPhone: (802) 369-0213Email: email@example.com://www.balloonsofvermont.com/Balloon Name: Mrs. Happy in Cognito Too Tim Strand Phone: (908) 310-1318 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.Balloon-America.com Jim Regan Phone: (860) 209-0351 Email: email@example.com Website: www.CTBallooning.com Don LaFountain Phone: (413) 387-5658 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.mistyriverballooning.com Balloon Name: Patches
TETHERED BALLOON RIDES: WEATHER PERMITTINGTethered Balloon Rides will take place all day! Tethered Rides are $20 per person!
BALLOON SCHEDULE: Friday, July 12, 2019 3 PM Northeast Balloon Festival opens 3 – 10 PM Entertainment Food Trucks Beer & Wine Craft Vendors Kids Zone Live MusicAmusement Rides & Games FREE Petting Zoo 4 PM – 8 PM Balloon Tethered Rides -- $20, purchased on-site (Weather Permitting)Walk Through Inside of Balloon Show and Tell: Meet & Greet and Balloon History with pilot balloon Basket Drop Pilot Competition 5 PM Pilot Briefing 6 PM Balloon Flight 8:30 – 9 PM Gather for Balloon Glows 9 - 10 PM Balloon Glows Candle Stick Illumination during uncooperative weather (Basket & Burner) 10 PM Day Ends Saturday, July 13, 2019 4 AM Pilot Briefing 4:30 AM – 6:30 AM . 10 AM – 10 PM Entertainmen tFood Trucks Beer & WineCraft Vendors Kids Zone Live Music Amusement Rides & Games FREE Petting Zoo 4 PM – 8 PM Balloon Tethered Rides -- $20, purchased on-site (Weather Permitting)Walk Through Inside of Balloon Show and Tell: Balloon History with Pilots Balloon Basket Drop Pilot Competition 5 PM Pilot Briefing 6 PM Balloon Flight 8:30 – 9 PM Gather for Balloon Glows 9 - 10 PM Balloon Glows Candle Stick Illumination during uncooperative weather (Basket & Burner) 10 PM Day Ends Sunday, July 14, 2019 4 AM Pilot Briefing4:30 AM – 6:30 AM Balloon Flights -- book in advance here. 10 AM – 10 PM EntertainmentFood TrucksBeer & WineCraft VendorsKids Zone Live Music Amusement Rides & Games FREE Petting Zoo 4 PM – 8 PM Balloon Tethered Rides -- $20, purchased on-site (Weather Permitting) Walk Through Inside of Balloon Show and Tell: Balloon History with Pilots Balloon Basket Drop Pilot Competition 5 PM Pilot Briefing 6 PM Balloon Flight 8 PM Northeast Balloon Festival closes
PARKING: PARKING is available on-site and charges $5 per vehicle.
ALL BALLOON ACTIVITY IS WEATHER PENDING *SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE* GENERAL ADMISSION DOES NOT INCLUDE BALLOON ACTIVITIES, FOOD & BEVERAGES, CARNIVAL RIDES, CRAFT VENDORS OR ANYTHING ELSE THAT REQUIRES PURCHASE ON-SITE THIS EVENT IS RAIN OR SHINE. THERE ARE NO REFUNDS AT ANY TIME FOR ANY REASON OUTSIDE FOOD & BEVERAGES ARE NOT ALLOWED BACKPACKS AND BIG BAGS ARE NOT ALLOWED // ALL BAGS ARE SUBJECT TO SEARCH BY SECURITY NO PETS ALLOWED