Adirondack Balloon Festival - 45th Annual

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09/21/2017 - 09/24/2017
Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport,
443 Queensbury AveQueensbury, NY 12804

The Adirondack Balloon Festival began in 1972 by "the Biggest Kid at the Balloon Festival" (Maury Thompson), Walter Grishkot with assistance from volunteers and continues the same with community support to this day as a not-for-profit organization.

Hot air balloonists from across the United States as well as internationally based pilots attend for the awe-inspiring views of the Southern Adirondacks.

The Festival takes place at the Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport located at 443 Queensbury Avenue in Queensbury.

Featuring a wide-array of hot air balloons including special shapes. 2017 brings Owlbert Eyenstein, Scorch the Dragon and the United States flag. Come out and watch these special shape hot air balloons and all the others in an array of colors and decorations take to the sky.

There is lots of family fun, activities and entertainment throughout the days of the Festival.

For updates on activities and hot air balloon launches follow the official Adirondack Balloon Festival Facebook page.

- Please Note -

All Ballooning flight times including the lift-offs, Airport Moonglow and all activities are wind and weather permitting.

NO DOGS ALLOWED. Please leave your pets at home. This is for their safety and our visitors as well.

Please No drones or remote control aircraft are allowed and Please No Smoking!

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