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THE BALLOON FESTIVAL

The 2017 New England Balloon Festival taking place @ the Goshen Fairgrounds, Goshen, CT Friday July 7th 2-10pm, Saturday July 8th 11am-10pm, and Sunday July 9th 11am-8pm!!!!! The Balloon Festival offers 5 seperate balloon launches over 3 days, 2 Balloon Glows (Friday and Saturday Evening @ Sunset) & Tethered Rides throughout the weekend (Purchase of Tickets @ event only, first come, first serve). The event will also offer a free, retired, inflated balloon throughout the weekend for kids to jump in the basket!!!!! Great Photo opportunity :) All balloon related activities are weather dependent. We highly recommend folks take advantage of the discounted full weekend passes currently available. (No refunds of any kind will be given regardless of balloon activity on any specific day)

IT GETS BETTER.....


THE FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL

The Food Truck Festival @ the Balloon Festival this year will be one of the best and most unique experiences of food you will experience at any event in New England. Tired of the same old Fair food???? (We will still have some classics) How bout eating off The Food Truck voted Rookie of the year in the United States in 2016???? We got them. Or Trucks from NYC, Boston, and all throughout New England!!!!! We chose only the best and most unique Trucks to invite for this years event!!!!! We will even have a Kids Food Booth with all food for only three bucks, not breaking the bank and making it affordable for the family :) 40+ trucks invited for 2017.

SHOP LOCAL...... KIND OF :)


MADE IN NEW ENGLAND FESTIVAL

The Made In New England Festival in conjunction with the Balloon Festival is a shoppers paradise. Shop local vendors, artists, and unique items made by businesses all around New England!!!!!! Maple syrup from Vermont.... sounds perfect!!!! How bout balloon art from Mass..... sure we got that too. Or would you like to make your own art???? ok, you can do that as well while watching the balloons :)

CALLING ALL WOMAN..... THIS IS FOR YOU


THE NEW ENGLAND LULAROE FESTIVAL

The New England LuLaRoe Festival will have a 18,000 sqft building dedicated towards LuLaRoe....... 75+ LuLaRoe Consultants. The largest festival of its kind in New England. Unicorns........... ohhhhhhhhh yeah!!!!!!!! We will even have a LuLaRoe Truck!!!!!!!! 1000's and 1000's of pieces to choose from!!!!! I am in heaven :)

HEY MEN........... WE DID NOT LEAVE YOU OUT


THE NEW ENGLAND AUTO & POWER SPORTS SWAP MEET

Taking place Sunday, July 9th ONLY!!!! 8am-4pm. Car, Truck, Quad, Boat, Bike, lawn equiptment,,,,,, heck anything that has an engine, related to an engine.... it will be found somewhere inside the meet!!!!! Bargains is our favorite thing and you are sure to find it at this years event :)


THE MOST IMPORTANT PART..........


THE KIDS

Hot Air Balloons, Carnival rides, Kids food, Face Painting, Bounce Houses, Video Games, Knockerball, DISNEY PRINCESSES, PAW PATROL, MICKEY MOUSE, MINIONS, Anna and Elsa live performaces..........and most important, Quality memorable Family Time that will last a lifetime. This is one of those events that will be shared with the kids kids someday, special unique memories that will last forever :)


JINGLE BELLS..... JINGLE BELLS.......

LIVE MUSIC TALENT ALL WEEKEND LONG

Live bands playing all weekend long featuring Rock, Country, Top 40 and more!!!!! Local and regional talent that will get those feet moving :) Did we mention we even have concerts for the kids. Disney princesses will perform on stage throughout the weekend performing and actively recruiting the kids to participate!!!!!!!!


CAN I JUST GET A DRINK PLEASE!!!!!!!

CRAFT BEER, WINE, AND MORE BEER

Yes, for the over 90% of you who requested beer and wine in a recent poll we conducted, you get what you asked for. And we bumped it up a notch offering Local Craft beer with exclusive limited batches even being offered throughout the weekend. Red Wine, White WIne, we have that as well!!!!! We even have the stuff you drank in college..... well maybe not that cheap..... but your typical domestics will be available as well!!!!!! Please Drink responsibly.

LET US ALL HAVE AN UNDERSTANDING:

WE WILL REPEAT!!!!!

Although we hope that this years event will be the perfect weekend.... beautiful weather, not a feeling of wind to be found........... THIS DOES NOT MEAN THE BALLOONS WILL PERFORM!!!! We say this in bold because although on the ground the sun is out, not a cloud in the sky, and no wind to be felt for miles on the ground....... that does not mean that 100ft up in the air, the wind is blowing hard enough preventing the balloons from going up . This is the reality of a Hot Air Balloon. SAFETY IS OUR NUMBER ONE PRIORITY, for both you the guest, and the pilots who fly these beautiful pieces of art. Trust us when we say, we want them going all the time, and they may, but sometimes mother nature has other ideas. This sometimes is the reality of any Balloon festival. No Refunds, for any reason will be given. If you ask us for one, we will hand you this exact memo, and have you re read it. SAFETY FIRST!!!!! We have plenty of other activities, performances and things going on to make this experience a great one...... and heck even a great discount for all who purchase in advance. If you want to increase your odds in seeing Hot Air Balloons, We highly recommend again purchasing the full weekend passes. One last thing, balloons going up is a minute by minute decision. One hour they will be up, and the next minute they will have to come down. If you are wondering why...... we can safely say it has to do with the safety of everyone :) We will do all we can (windless dances) in order for them to get back up in the air :)


Conclusion

From all of us @ North East Food Truck Festivals of New England and The New England Balloon Fest, we would like to thank you for considering sharing your family with ours this coming summer. We encourage you to ask questions, get interested on our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1710551062589910/ (copy the link and paste in browser) we will be happy to answer :) Thank You!!!!!!!! Service animals welcome only






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