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Let's Fly!!!

Weather for our last night, August 23. We are monitoring weather and it looks like we will be making a call on the field. Please check our weather page on how to decide if you want to make the trip out. We are planning on putting on a show as of now (11am)!!

 

Wednesday through Sunday, August 19-23 at a new location for 2020 - Warren County Community College!
Presented by Alston Construction
Balloons Powered by AmeriGas

Admission tickets are sold out.

Tethered rides are first come, first served (but admission tickets are required.) Full flights are all sold out.

It's a flying festival with not only Hot Air Balloons, but Drone Demonstrations!

Information to know about our event.

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And a friendly reminder that you will want to have a mask with you, as you may need to wear it where it is not possible to social distance on site. Click here

 

Address for Navigation Device: Warren County Community College, 475 Route 57 West, Washington NJ


The Balloon Festival in Warren County, NJ is held annually at the Warren County Farmers' Fair. This year, due to Covid-19 and the Governor's restrictions, it was not possible to hold the Fair in its traditional fashion. For this year we are moving the event to a new location – Warren County Community College. The College has been a long time sponsor and over recent years started doing drone demonstrations to highlight their new Drone Program at the College. In the interest of doing their program justice we thought why not hold the event in close proximity to their Drone Port! A win-win.

Mornings:

Schedule - Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Balloon Launches will be in the mornings at 6:30 am, followed by Drone Demonstrations by Warren County Community College, and Tethered Rides, as weather allows.

Note: Hot air balloons typically fly right at sunrise, or two hours before sunset, when winds are calmest. The balloon launches last about 30-40 minutes.

Evenings:

Schedule - Wednesday through Sunday

Drone Demonstrations by Warren County Community College, will be followed by Balloon Launches in the evenings at 6:30 pm and Tethered Rides, as weather allows.

Note: Hot air balloons typically fly right at sunrise, or two hours before sunset, when winds are calmest. The balloon launches last about 30-40 minutes.

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Admission:

5:30 AM - 11:30 AM $4 per person to watch the balloons ascenson up close (processing fees may apply)
2:30 PM - 9:30 PM $6 per person to watch the balloons ascension up close (processing fees may apply)

Hot Air Balloon Rides are available for $210 per person (processing fees may apply).
Major credit cards are accepted and full refunds are given should we cancel your ride due to inclement weather. To schedule your ride at the Balloon Festival with festival coordinators Balloonatics & Aeronuts LLC, call 908-283-0721 or email fly@njballoonrides.com.

Tethered Rides, sponsored by RE/MAX, will be offered after the morning and evening launches, $12 per person. Enjoy a short trip to tree-top level!

The Balloon Festival will hold the 14th Annual Bicycle Balloon Race on Wednesday, August 19, with a raindate of Thursday August 20. All of the funding raised from biker registrations go toward a local initiative, the Fred T. Grotenhuis Veterans Community Center project and the Fred Grotenhuis Memorial Scholarships.

Plan your trip accordingly. See our FAQ's to learn more about the times of day balloons can fly.

 

Video of our flying area.


Special Thanks to Rick Knox, Certified Drone Pilot –knoxdesigns.co

 

 


 

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