33rd Annual New Jersey Balloon Festival, Readington


Affair: 33rd Annual The QuickChek New Jersey Balloon Festival

When: Friday, July 24, 2015, 1 PM- 10 PM
Saturday, July 25, 2015, 6 AM- 10 PM
Sunday, July 26, 2015, 6 AM- 8 PM

Hot Spot: Solberg Airport, Readington, NJ

Deets: 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 Americaby the American Bus Association.

Held annually at Solberg Airport in Readington, NJ, the festival truly has something for everyone! From twice daily mass ascensions of up to 100 special shape and sport hot air balloons, to headlining concerts, non-stop family entertainment, hundreds of crafters and vendors, great food, fireworks, a balloon glow, and more, the festival is jam-packed with stuff to do.

Check for for daily schedule of events here.

Concerts at the Festival:

Sunday, July 26, 2015 | 1:30-6PM | Tedeschi Trucks Band, Sharon Jones, Dap-Kings, Doyle Bramhall II

Who You May Spot: Sabrina Carpenter, Don Felder, KANSAS, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, Doyle Bramhall II

Hint For The Average Socialite: General admission, concert, VIP tickets are available for purchase. You may also purchase balloon rides.

To enter QuickChek’s “Name the Balloon” contest, visit QuickChek on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Quick.Chek.GetFresh.GoFast and make your suggestion by May 22, 2015. Five finalists will be announced on May 29 and Facebook fan voting will determine the winner.

The grand prize is a free ride in a hot air balloon at the festival as well as two passes to the VIP pilot party on Friday, July 24 with optimal viewing of the festival’s fireworks show.

Enter here for a chance to win a VIP Blue Sky Club Membership Package to Friday nights' event, which will include 2 admission tickets to the Balloon Festival, reserved concert seats for Don Felder- an Evening at Hotel California, free VIP parking, admission to the Blue Sky Club tent adjacent to the launch field, private food service & air conditioned VIP restrooms. The festival will be on Friday, July 24, 2015 at the 2015 QuickChek NJ Festival of Ballooning at Solberg Airport, Readington, NJ. (Ends July 20, 2015)

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