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Adirondack Balloon Festival 2014 View other area events
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Where: Glens Falls & Queensbury, NY
Cost: FREE ADMISSION

Up to one hundred hot air balloons take to the sky at the 42nd Annual Adirondack Balloon Festival, taking place September 18 - 21, 2014.

There will be balloons of all shapes and size. Watch from the gound as they take off into the sky or go for a ride and see a view you won't soon forget!

The Opening ceremony is held Thursday, September 18th in Crandall Park, Glens Falls NY. Spectators can gather to watch up to 20 balloons take off into the sky, as they kick off the festival.

Then stick around, Glens Falls will celebrate with a Downtown Block Party & Classic Car Show. This event will start at 6:00 pm and take over all of Glen Street with classic cars, kids events, balloon baskets on display and much more! (NOTE: there will be street closings in Glens Falls.)

The 2014 Schedule of Events:

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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2014

Crandall Park, Glens Falls, NY
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm: Stony Creek Band performs
5:00 pm: Opening Ceremonies
5:15 pm: Launch of up to 20 balloons

Glen Street, Downtown Glens Falls 
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm: Family-Friendly Block Party 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2014

Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport, Queensbury, NY
3:00 pm: Gates Open, Craft Fair, kids activities & Food Vendors 
5:00 pm: Balloon Launch

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2014

Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport, Queensbury, NY
5:00 am - 11:00 am: "Big Balloon Breakfast" - Airport Hanger
6:00 am - 7:00 pm: Food vendors Craft Fair & kids activities 
6:30 am: Flight of up to 100 balloons
10:00 am: Bicycle Tour of airports
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Performance by local band
5:00 pm: Flight of 100 balloons
8:00 pm: "Lighting Up The Night" 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2014

Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport, Queensbury, NY
5:00 am - 11:00 am: "Big Balloon Breakfast" - Airport Hanger 
6:00 am - 12:00 pm: Food vendors, Craft Fair & kids activities 
6:30 am: "Walter's Mass Ascension" 
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: Jonathan Newell Band performs
5:00 pm: Launch of 20+ balloons

 

For More Information Call: 518-222-4593

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