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!



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 Balloon Pilot Information

Any Corporate or Special Shape Pilot interested in attending our festival should please contact Brent Swanson at [email protected] or (973) 882-5464.


We are getting ready for another great year at the 
QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning!


Applications will be made available on January 3rd at 9 AM EST for pilots that would like to join us for the
37th edition of our festival, July 26-28, 2019 at Solberg Airport in Readington, NJ! If you would like to register and are not yet on our pilot email list, please email Brent Swanson at [email protected]

Pilots are provided with the following:

  • Friday morning media flight + 5 scheduled ascensions (Friday PM - Sunday PM)
  • Paid passenger rides
  • Up to $15,000 in prize money/gifts
  • Propane for all flights
  • Pilot hotel room for pilots traveling over 30 miles
  • Pilot Gift Pack
  • Pre-launch meals for pilots & crew
  • Friday evening Pilot Party following launch



The QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning has 100+ balloons.


Find out more about being a part of our volunteer balloon crew at our festival: