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Festival Tickets Now On Sale

June 12, 2007

Polka Dot the Clown (Ron Albanese, left) and Quick Chek Hackensack store manager Mohammad Janajreh holding the first tickets to go on sale for the 25th annual Quick Chek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning, July 27-28-29, 2007 at Solberg Airport in Readington.
 
Advance tickets for this year’s 25th Silver Anniversary Quick Chek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning in association with PNC Bank are now on sale at all 108 Quick Chek store locations throughout New Jersey.
 
Another great reason to visit your local Quick Chek!
 
Grab a delicious fresh brewed iced coffee (just $1.29 for 20 ounces!) and save big when you buy your tickets now at Quick Chek. Tickets can be purchased in advance for just $17 for adults and $7 for children ages 4-12. Tickets at the gate will be $25 for adults and $10 for children ages 4-12. Children age 3 and under are admitted free. To find the nearest Quick Chek, click here.
 
Advance tickets are also available by calling 1-800-HOT-AIR9 or online by clicking here.
 
Festival hours are Friday, July 27, from 1:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.; Saturday, July 28, from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.; and Sunday, July 29 from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. 
 
Some of this year’s Festival highlights:
 
Friday, July 27
1:00 pm — Gates open!
6:30 pm — first scheduled mass hot air balloon ascension
8:00 pm — Chuck Negron in concert
9:30 pm — Bridgewater Marriott Fireworks Extravaganza
 
Saturday, July 28
6:30 am — mass hot air balloon ascension
3:00 pm — The Jonas Brothers in concert followed by meet-and-greet with fans
6:30 pm — mass hot air balloon ascension
8:00 pm — Blues Traveler in concert in conjunction with the New Jersey Office of Travel & Tourism Balloon Glow
 
Sunday, July 29
6:30 am — mass hot air balloon ascension
3:00 pm — PNC Bank presents Creedence Clearwater Revisited in concert
6:30 pm — mass hot air balloon ascension