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Adirondack Balloon Festival – Local Events

  • Times: 5:00 pm
  • Register by: 09/22/2016
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  • Cost: N/A

The festival is a not-for-profit organization, which is very rare for an event of its size and stature.  Funding  for the event is raised by volunteers and the event would not be possible without the MARK.STODOLSKItremendous community support we receive.  For what will now be its 40th year, the event remains open to the public, FREE OF CHARGE

Today our event draws upwards of 150,000 people over 4 days.  We have been named one of the Top 100 events in North America and have received accolades from the Weather Channel, Food Network and media coverage including Associated Press articles as well as New York Times.

 

Thursday, September 22nd – CRANDALL PARK, 600 GLEN ST, GLENS FALLS

4:30-6:30 pm Musical Performance by TAILSPIN

5:00 pm Opening Ceremonies

5:15- 6:15 PM Flight of up to 20 balloons

6:00-9:30 PM City of Glens Falls Block Party featuring

Walk-about balloon, balloon baskets on display, car show, and kid’s activities!

 

Friday, September 23rd – FLOYD BENNETT MEMORIAL AIRPORT – 443 QUEENSBURY AVE

3:00 pm Gates Open, Craft Fair hosted by ZONTA, kid’s activities, food vendors open for business.

Music Performances by The Old Main and Buckeye Rooster

5:00- 6:15 PM Flight of up to 80 balloons including special shapes

 

Saturday, September 24th FLOYD BENNETT MEMORIAL AIRPORT – 443 QUEENSBURY AVE, QUEENSBURY

5:00 – 11:00 am “Big Balloon Breakfast” – Airport Hangar $8.00 adults, $6.00 seniors

5:00 am -7:00 pm Food vendors open for business, Craft Fair hosted by ZONTA with 30+ vendors, Kids activities, including bounce houses, crafts, games, aircraft static display

6:30- 7:30 am Flight of up to 100 Balloons, including special shapes

2:00 – 4:45 pm Musical Performances by The Mojo Dawgs and The Jonathan Newell Band

5:00 -6:15 pm Flight of up to 100 Balloons, including special shapes

6:00-7:45 pm Musical Performances by The Houseguests

8:00 pm “LIGHTING UP THE NIGHT”- AIRPORT MOONGLOW FEATURING 30+ BALLOONS, BRING YOUR FLASHLIGHTS!

 

Sunday, September 25th FLOYD BENNETT MEMORIAL AIRPORT – 443 QUEENSBURY AVE, QUEENSBURY

5:00 – 11:00 am “Big Balloon Breakfast” – Airport Hangar$8.00 adults, $6.00 seniors

5:00 am -12:00 pm Food vendors open for business, Craft Fair hosted by ZONTA with 30+ vendors, Kids activities, including bounce houses, rock climbing wall, aircraft display

6:30 -7:30 am “Walter’s Mass Ascension” simultaneous Flight of up to 100 Balloons + special shapes

8:00 am Catholic Mass in the Entertainment tent

9:00 am Protestant Sunday Service in the Entertainment tent

 

Sunday, September 25th CRANDALL PARK, 600 GLEN ST, GLENS FALLS

2:00 – 5:00 pm Musical Performance by Across the Pond

5:00pm Launch of 20+ Balloons

 

FLIGHT TIMES AREAPPROXIMATE AND ALL ACTIVITIES WEATHER PERMITTING

Please……..No Dogs Allowed….No drones or remote control aircrafts allowed