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NY's Largest Hot Air Balloon Festival - September 17 - 20, 2015

The Adirondack Balloon Festival is one of the most exciting and unique events around.

A delight to perennial visitors, passerbys and locals alike, the Adirondack Balloon Festival takes place the weekend of September 17 - 20, 2015 in Queensbury, NY - bringing fun for all ages!

The balloon festival features the launch of dozens of balloons, all brightly colored and many in fun and special shapes. Visitors can walk inside half-inflated balloons, watch riders prepare for the flight, and see the exceptional sight of air balloons taking off from the ground nearby, one after another, and floating into the sky.


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The Adirondack Balloon Festival in Queensbury is free to all, and events are weather-permitting. Be sure to bring your camera, because every year there is a photo competition, with awards for first through fourth place, grand prize, kids categories, and honorable mentions. When is the next time you're going to see so many balloons in one area? Why, the next time you come to the Adirondack Balloon Festival, of course!

ALL BALLOON LAUNCHES SCHEDULED ARE WEATHER PERMITTING. Please check with the official Adirondack Balloon Festival organization if you are unsure about weather conditions and their effect on the festival.

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