Peter won the Quick Chek Balloon Festival's annual patriotic essay contest getting a chance for a tethered balloon ride at Boonton High School as the contest winner. The 36th annual QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning will take place over three days, from July 27 through July 29. Take Route 202 South to Old York Road. Want to wake up early for the beautiful mass ascension in the mountains? Make your way to Whitehouse Station's Quick Chek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning, and enjoy some fresh air at no extra cost. Such waste, but no one wants to walk 15mins back to their car in the heat. Turn right onto Old York Road. A portion of all proceeds from the festival are donated to the , which funds three pediatric hospitals in New Jersey.
These rides can only be purchased on-site. Languages English, Arabic, Azerbaijani, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian Bokmål, Norwegian Nynorsk, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese. Children's pricing ages 4 - 12. The Jersey Momma covers in an awesome write-up, including where to park, what to see, where to eat, and how to maneuver through the throngs of cars and people. Executive Producer of the QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning and pilot Robert Ward go airborne.
Have you ever been to a hot air balloon festival? Turn left onto Old York Road. It must be an incredible way to see the scenery. Hot air balloon festivals provide so many photo opportunities! Balloons at the 2009 festival In 1983, Bill Lewis, working with , brought approximately ten hot air balloons to the Union 76 Truck Stop on in for the inaugural event. Festival logo Begins Third Friday in July Ends Sunday Frequency Annual Location s Inaugurated 1983 Participants The Quick Chek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning has been held annually at the in since 1983. Alternative rock band Lifehouse performs Saturday at 8 p. Most flights take off at dawn and dusk, generally the preferred time for aeronauts.
It holds the dual distinction of being a recipient of The New Jersey Governor's Award for Best Special Event, as well as the American Bus Association's designation as a Top 100 Festival in North America. The QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning is the largest summertime hot air balloon and music festival in North America and is the premiere family entertainment attraction in New Jersey. It holds the dual distinction of being a recipient of The New Jersey Governor's Award for Best Special Event, as well as being designated, for the 6th time, as a Top 100 Festival in North America by the American Bus Association. Major kudos to you for getting past your fear of heights to head to the Havasu one. In between, check out concerts, non-stop family entertainment, hundreds of crafters and vendors, great food, fireworks, magic shows, a balloon glow, and much more. My dream would be to do a balloon safari — how heavenly peacefully and silently gliding through the aire.
Hours are Friday, 1 p. The following hot air balloon festivals are some of the coolest events in the United States. Each subsequent festival included three major concerts. Please note these tickets do not include a reserved seat for our headlining concerts but do include lawn seating for the concerts. I'm waiting until I'm married and no one has asked yet. Near the stage, there will be tethered balloons lit up like giant lanterns.
Peter won the Quick Chek Balloon Festival's annual patriotic essay contest getting a chance for a tethered balloon ride at Boonton High School as the contest winner. After the show, there will be fireworks to close out the opening night of the festival. You'll reconnect with the earth when playing at Quick Chek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning's park. Also I wish they gave away water or let us bring what we had in because of how hot it was. The QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning is the largest summertime hot air balloon and music festival in North America, with more than 100 participating balloons. More than 100 balloons compete each year, and each attracts more than 140,000 visitors.
Headliners have included , , , , , and. Most balloons carry between two to six people. Turn right onto Readington Road County Route 637. There was no signs at the parking area either. Pop star Andy Grammer performs Friday night at 8 p.
At each corner she picks up blades of , mumbles random words, penetrates whole and with , then jams the knives with the produce into the ground. Its lead sponsor is , a New Jersey-based chain of convenience stores. Live music and incredible vendors keep things lively, and the nearby takes place during the same time period. I hope I can go back and get the fill experience. For info on how you can use this music in your project, check out.
The lineup of 10 special shapes includes five that will be debuting at the festival for the first time. We joined Michael Downey who has an on-site workshop giving attendee's exclusive access to the Balloon Launching site to photograph the magic of hot air balloons in action! His family has been here for a long time, and he's proud of the flag. Baby Trump — likely the world's most notorious balloon, — will not be among the 100 balloons taking flight twice daily at the QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning July 27, 28 and 29 in Readington. Highlights include the Balloon Blackjack competition, 5 a. Creedence Clearwater Revisited performs Sunday at 3 p.
If you wish to order a reserved concert seat for one of our headlining concerts, click. Travel approximately three 3 miles, and follow signs to Balloon Festival Parking. This year, tickets are being donated to any of the students, families and staff members of East Brook Middle School in Paramus who were connected to the horrific school bus crash on May 17 that killed a teacher and a student, and injured dozens of others. The form can be viewed,. The early morning ascension is my favorite, and many people take their kayaks or boats out to watch the balloons from the lake.