July 26-28 2019

Solberg Airport - Readington, NJ 973-882-5464

Countdown to Festival Fun


Until the 2018
 Quick Chek New Jersey
Festival of Ballooning!



Dan Zanes & Claudia Eliaza Kidsí Concert

Participating Pilots

The QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning 

Participating Pilots for 2019


If you are a pilot and want to apply to fly at our festival, please email Brent Swanson at bswanson@balloonfestival.com.


To see our 2018 Participating Pilots, click here.

To see our 2017 Participating Pilots, click here.

To see our 2016 Participating Pilots, click here.

To see our 2015 Participating Pilots, click here.


Captain America - Mark Johnson

Balloon Name: Captain America

Pilot: Mark Johnson

Hometown: Oak Island, NC

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2018 Participating Pilots

Garden Spot Village -Stan Hess

FireStine - Tethers - Christopher (Chris) Sommers

IMTS - Patrick Fogue

Creations Glory - Robert "Bob" Ward

PNC Bank - Sunburst - Michael (Mike) Hernandez

QuickChek - Tracer - Wendell Purvis

Singha - Apiradee Thonusi

Wonder Bread - Chris & Amanda Sabia

QuickChek - Hemisphered Dancer - Marian Deeney

QuickChek - "B" Happy - Kenneth (Kenny) Shumate

RE/MAX - Evolution- Robert (Bob) Mueller

Butterball - Dariush (Dar) Farzad

Sunrise - Todd Monahan

Speed of Smell - Vincent (Vinny) Panico

Windswept - Matthew Lidinsky

Serendipity - Jason Boucher

Movin' Magic - Mark MacSkimming

Great Balls of Fire - Bill Whidden

Sunburst - Michael (Mike) Zemlachenko

Passion - Andre Boucher

Sunrise - Thomas (Tim) Strand

Heads Up - Nancy Beck

Autumn Above - Scott Griswold

Last One - Joseph (Joe Sr.) & Beth Hamilton

A-Rising-Star - Charles Blair

Ron Burgundy - Peter Griswold

Hector Corominas-Sky Gypsy

Captain America - Mark Johnson

Smile High - Anthony (Tony) Sica

Bigger Green - James (Jim) O'Brien

Jurassic Journey - Tracy Leaver

Going My Way - Dick and MaryBeth Young

Mystical Breeze - Joel & David Berka

Rainbow with a View - Richard (Rich) Hamilton

Golden High - Richard Ret

Wonderful Whirled - Jennifer (Jenn) Goldbloom

Third Life Crisis - Nicholas (Nick) Mazzocchi

Tailwinds - Patrick Smith

Last Penny - William (Bill) Colyer

Sky Petals - Penelope (Penny) Christy