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 [email protected].


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.


Sunburst - Michael (Mike) Zemlachenko

Balloon Name: Sunburst
Pilot: Michael (Mike) Zemlachenko
Hometown: Flemington, NJ









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2019 Participating Pilots

Garden Spot Village -Stan Hess

Sunrise - Thomas (Tim) Strand

Movin' Magic - Mark MacSkimming

Autumn Above - Scott Griswold

Third Life Crisis - Nicholas (Nick) Mazzocchi

Butterball - Dariush (Dar) Farzad

Spellbound Spirit II - Randy Lee

Sunrise - Todd Monahan

Last Penny - William (Bill) Colyer

Rainbow with a View - Richard (Rich) Hamilton

Going My Way - Dick and MaryBeth Young

Ron Burgundy - Peter Griswold

Glory Days - Neal Blackwell

Captain America - Mark Johnson

Bigger Green - James (Jim) O'Brien

Mystical Breeze - Joel & David Berka

Black Diamond - Tony DiCocco

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

Smile High - Anthony (Tony) Sica

Tailwinds - Patrick Smith

American Honor - Tom Warren

A-Rising-Star - Charles Blair

Heads Up - Nancy Beck

Private Eye Too - Scott Kelley

Serenity-Richard Hughes

Windswept - Matthew Lidinsky

Freedom Flyer - Mark Fritze

Carolina Twist-Anthony Seeger

Jurassic Journey - Tracy Leaver

Passion - Andre Boucher

Dreamworks - Emelia Bernava

Heaven Bound - Dennis Welser

Sir Prize - Kenneth "Ken" Leota

Blue Dragon - Jack Edling

Flying Rainbow II - William "Buddy" Carter

Sky Petals - Penelope (Penny) Christy

Crystal Ship - Ken Loesser

Up - Ty Parson

Wonderful Whirled - Jennifer (Jenn) Goldbloom

Sunburst - Michael (Mike) Zemlachenko