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Adirondack Balloon Festival 2017

September 21, 2017 @ 4:30 am - September 24, 2017 @ 5:30 pm

Hundreds of hot air balloons take to the sky at the 45th Annual Adirondack Balloon Festival, taking place September 21 – 24, 2017.

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

 

**Note: The schedule is up-to-date as of September 2017. All events are subject to change. Contact the event organizers directly to confirm.**

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Crandall Park, Glens Falls, NY

  • 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm: Live Music by The Master Cylinders
  • 5:00 pm: Opening Ceremonies, food vendors, and kids’ activities
  • 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm: Flight of up to 20 balloons (weather permitting)

Downtown Glens Falls

  • 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm: City of Glens Falls Block Party featuring live music, balloon baskets on display, a car show, and kids’ activities

Friday, September 22, 2017

Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport, Queensbury, NY

  • 3:00 pm: Gates open, craft fair hosted by ZONTA, kids’ activities & food vendors, live music by The North & South Dakotas
  • 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm: Flight of up to 80 balloons, including special shapes (weather permitting)

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport, Queensbury, NY

  • 5:00 am – 10:00 am: Big Balloon Breakfast (all-you-can-eat pancakes, french toast, sausage, juice & coffee) – $10 adults, $8 seniors, $6 children (4-10)
  • 5:00 am – 10:00 am: Food vendors, ZONTA craft fair, kids’ activities
  • 6:30 am – 7:30 am: Flight of up to 100 balloons, including special shapes (weather permitting)
  • 2:00 pm: Gates re-open; ZONTA craft fair, food vendors, kids’ activities, and more
  • 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm: Music performance by Buckeye Rooster
  • 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm: Flight of up to 100 balloons, including special shapes (weather permitting)
  • 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm: Music performance by The Old Main
  • 8:00 pm: “Lighting Up The Night” Airport Moonglow featuring up to 30 balloons (weather permitting), bring your flashlights

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport, Queensbury, NY

  • 5:00 am – 10:00 am: Big Balloon Breakfast (all-you-can-eat pancakes, french toast, sausage, juice & coffee) – $10 adults, $8 seniors, $6 children (4-10)
  • 5:00 am – 10:00 am: Food vendors, ZONTA craft fair, kids’ activities
  • 6:30 am – 7:30 am: “Walter’s Mass Ascension” – simultaneous flight of up to 100 balloons, including special shapes
  • 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: Live music by Across the Pond, food vendors and kids’ activities
  • 5:00 pm: Launch of up to 20 balloons (weather permitting)

Note: All Balloon Festival events are weather permitting and non-smoking.

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

Details

Start:
September 21, 2017 @ 4:30 am
End:
September 24, 2017 @ 5:30 pm