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Get Involved

Do you or your organization want to be involved with the largest summertime balloon festival in North America? There are plenty of different ways to gain exposure, generate revenue and/or fundraise.

Become a Sponsor

Imagine the positive branding your organization will receive with this “feel good” event, while having the ability to interact with our 175,000 patrons, be part of a months-long public relations campaign, and be included in a year-round social media push.

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Arts & Crafters and Commercial Vendors

If you are looking to generate brand awareness, leads, and sales to our 175,000 attendees, then the New Jersey Lottery Festival of Ballooning is your answer.

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Fundraising Opportunities

The New Jersey Lottery Festival of Ballooning believes in doing well by doing good, and takes pride in working with a large number of local, regional and national non-profit organizations, schools and religious-based groups. To date, over $3.2 million dollars in charitable contributions have been raised. See how your organization can get involved.

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Pilot Application

Are you a commercial hot air balloon pilot? Then we would love to have you participate in our event. Please fill out the Pilot Application Form to be considered.

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Media/Press Information

Media credentials for the New Jersey Lottery Festival of Ballooning will be issued only to those members of the media covering the Festival on specific assignment. To obtain media credentials for the Festival, you must complete an application.

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Festival Employment + Internship Positions

Are you interested in working at the largest summertime hot air balloon festival in North America?

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Volunteer Balloon Crew

Want to be a part of the magic, hands on and in the middle of the launch field, surrounded by up to 100 hot air balloons? Every year we look for volunteers to help our pilots get their balloons ready to launch in our five mass balloon ascensions.

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Performer Submissions

Do you want to perform on the same stage that has hosted the Beach Boys, Third Eye Blind, Meat Loaf, Barenaked Ladies and lots of other rock superstars? We are continuing our tradition of showcasing up-and-coming artists on our Main Stage, as well as on the new CashPop Summer Stage.

Please NO email submissions or phone calls.
Submissions will open starting March 1, 2023.