The Unofficial Guide to the Adirondack Balloon Festival Balloons at the Adirondack Balloon Festival

September 20 - 23, 2018

Free Admission - No Dogs Permitted
Balloon Flight Schedules Weather Permitting

2018 Balloon Festival Schedule

**Note: The schedule is up-to-date as of September 2018. All events are subject to change. Contact the event organizers directly to confirm.**

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Crandall Park, Glens Falls, NY

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm: Live Music by Big Fez and the Surfmatics
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 21, 2018

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 80 balloons, including special shapes (weather permitting)

Saturday, September 22, 2018

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 Pesky J. Nixon and The Old Main
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 23, 2018

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 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, food vendors and kids' activities
5:00 pm: Launch of up to 20 balloons (weather permitting)

Brought to you by the Unofficial Guide to the Adirondack Balloon Festival.

This is a MUST SEE EVENT! All balloon launch-related events are held weather permitting. Dogs, drones, and other remote control aircrafts are not allowed at the Festival. All Festival events are non-smoking.

Come to Lake George and Glens Falls...Enjoy the best event of the season!

   

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