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

September 18 - 21, 2014

Free Admission - No Dogs Permitted
Balloon Flight Schedules Weather Permitting

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Wonding what to expect? See the 2013 Schedule of events below:

Thursday, September 19, 2013

EVENTS AT CRANDALL PARK, GLENS FALLS, NY
4:30-6:30 PM, Music and Band Performance
5:00 PM, Opening Ceremony, Acknowledgement of 40th Anniversary
5:15 PM, Launch of 20 balloons

EVENTS AT GLEN STREET, DOWNTOWN GLENS FALLS, NY
6:00 - 9:30 PM, Glen Street Will Close for Family-Friendly Block Party with music, over 50 classic cars, meet & greet hot air ballonists, kids activites, fireworks, and more!

Friday, September 20, 2013

EVENTS AT FLOYD BENNETT MEMORIAL AIRPORT, QUEENSBURY, NY
3:00 PM, Gates open Craft Fair and Food Vendors open for business
5:00 PM, Balloon Launch - 80+ balloons including special shapes

Saturday, September 21, 2013

EVENTS AT FLOYD BENNET MEMORIAL AIRPORT, QUEENSBURY, NY
5:00 - 11:00 AM, "Big Balloon Breakfast" - Airport Hanger
6:00 AM- 7:00 PM, Food vendors open for business, Craft Fair with 30+ vendors, Kids activities, including bounce houses, rock climbing wall, aircraft static display
6:30 AM, Flight of 100 balloons, including special shapes
2:00- 5:00 PM, Performance by Jonathan Newell band
5:00 PM, Flight of 100 balloons, including 10+ special shapes


Sunday, September 22, 2013

EVENTS AT FLOYD BENNET MEMORIAL AIRPORT, QUEENSBURY, NY
5:00 - 11:00 AM, "Big Balloon Breakfast" - Airport Hanger
6:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Food vendors open for business, Craft Fair with 30+ vendors, Kids activities, including bounce houses, rock climbing wall, aircraft display
6:30 AM, 'Walter's Mass Ascension' simultaneous flight of 100 balloons, including 10+ special shapes
8:00 AM, Catholic Mass in the Entertainment tent
9:00 AM, Protestant Sunday Service in the Entertainment tent

EVENTS AT CRANDALL PARK - CITY OF GLENS FALLS
2:00 - 5:00 PM, DJ with Music
5:00 PM, Launch of 20+ balloons

This is a MUST SEE EVENT!! All balloon events are held weather permitting. In the afternoon, when the balloons don't fly, the festival has musical entertainment, travel exhibits, kite flying and aircraft displays.

It is one of the top 100 events in the country according to event goers of the American Bus Association! It is the ONLY reason to get up at 5AM, so if you are looking for something GREAT to do this weekend... this is it.

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

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