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Adirondack Balloon Festival 2016

When:
Thu, Sep 22, 2016 until Sun, Sep 25, 2016
Where:
Glens Falls & Queensbury, NY
Cost:
FREE ADMISSION
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For More Information Call:
518-222-4593

Hundreds of hot air balloons take to the sky at the 44th Annual Adirondack Balloon Festival, taking place September 22 - 25, 2016.

There will be balloons of all shapes and sizes. 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 22 in Crandall Park, Glens Falls NY. Spectators can gather to watch up to 30 balloons take off into the sky, as they kick off the festival.

The 2016 Schedule of Events:

*Note - This schedule is current as of July 2016. More information will be added as it is announced*


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2016

Crandall Park, Glens Falls, NY
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm: Opening Night


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2016

Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport, Queensbury, NY
3:00 pm: Gates Open, Craft Fair hosted by ZONTA, Kids' Activities & Food Vendors 
5:00 pm: Launch of up to 80 Balloons


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2016

Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport, Queensbury, NY
5:00 am - 9:00 am: Big Balloon Breakfast, food vendors, ZONTA craft fair and launch of up to 100 balloons 
3:00 pm - 7:30 pm: Arrive early for a 5PM (weather permitting) launch of up to 100 balloons. Music, food vendors and ZONTA craft fair. Stay for the 8PM Moon Glow, 30 plus balloons light up the sky (weather permitting, candlestick glow replaces Moon Glow if weather grounds balloons).


SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2016

Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport, Queensbury, NY
5:00 am - 9:00 am: Big Balloon Breakfast, food vendors, ZONTA craft fair and launch of up to 100 balloons 

Crandall Park, Glens Falls, NY
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm: Live music, food vendors, launch of up to 25 balloons.


**NOTE: ALL BALLOON FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES ARE WEATHER-PERMITTING**

No dogs, drones, or remote control aircrafts are allowed at any Balloon Festival events.

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