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The QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning is the largest summertime hot air balloon and music festival in North America and is the premiere family entertainment attraction in New Jersey.  It holds the distinction of being a recipient of The New Jersey Governor's Award for Best Special Event, the #1 Thing Every New Jerseyan Must Do by NJ Monthly Magazine, as well as the American Bus Association's designation as a Top 100 Festival in North America.

Held annually at Solberg Airport in Readington, NJ, the festival truly has something for everyone!  From twice daily mass ascensions of over 100 special shape and sport hot air balloons, to headlining concerts, non-stop family entertainment, hundreds of crafters and vendors, great food, fireworks, a balloon glow, a 5k run and more, the festival is jam-packed with stuff to do.


Festival Staff

 Festival History

  Event Facts



 Comments or Suggestions


  Children's Miracle Network, Official Beneficiary of the Festival

  Media/Press Information


  How to Get Involved

   Balloon Crew Volunteers

 Employment Opportunities





Festival of Ballooning, Inc * 363 Route 46 West, Suite 200 * Fairfield, NJ 07004

Phone: 1-800-HOT-AIR-9 OR (973) 882-5464 * Fax: (973) 882-7961




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