$7.50 – $400

Northeast Food Festival & Balloon Rally Expo: Northampton

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Three County Fairgrounds

54 Fair Street

Northampton, MA 01060

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The Northeast Balloon Festival will take place Friday, July 12 - Sunday, July 14, 2019 at the Three County Fairgrounds in Northampton, MA. Attendees will experience a weekend full of Hot Air Balloons, Tethered Rides, Walk-in Balloons, Nighttime Balloon Glows, Pilot Meet & Greets, and Competitions. 30+ of New Englands Top Food Trucks will offer gourmet varieties from Tacos and BBQ to Deep Fried Oreos and Lobster Rolls. Alcoholic Beverages will be provided by the venue. There will be AMUSEMENT RIDES AND A FREE PETTING ZOO - new to this year's event!!! Entertainment includes the region's Top Performing Musical Artists, Handmade Craft Artisan Vendors, Kids Zone & More!!!

DATES & TIMES:
Friday, July 12, 2019 from 3 PM to 10 PM
Saturday, July 13, 2019 from 5 AM to 10 PM
Sunday, July 14, 2019 from 5 AM to 8 PM

TICKETS: FREE AGES 12 AND UNDER
Advance General Admission: $7.50 (50% OFF NOW!!!)
Gate General Admission: $15 (Good for Friday, Saturday OR Sunday) ONLINE SALES END 7/12 AT 12 AM
Advance WEEKEND PASS: $20 (50% OFF NOW!!!)

3-Day WEEKEND PASS Admission: $40 (Good for Friday, Saturday AND Sunday) ONLINE SALES END 7/12 AT 12 AM
RV CAMPING - $350-400 -- Have immediate access to the field and see balloons fly in the morning and all day, includes General Admission to event. ADVANCE ONLY
DAY OF EVENT TICKETS ARE $15 CASH ONLY AT THE EVENT GATE!!!

EVENT FEATURES:
Balloon Rides & Activities
20+ Gourmet Food Trucks
New England Bacon Eating Contest
^Contest Registration: https://bit.ly/2UrBCZl
Alcoholic Beverages
Amusement Rides & Games
FREE Petting Zoo
Top Performing Musical Performers
Handmade Artisan Craft Vendors
Kids Zone

RV CAMPING: Easy access to balloon viewing, food, beverages and entertainment
Weekend Camping Passes - Friday & Saturday: $350-400
Hookups are available for electric, water and sewage. Includes General Admission for up to 8 guests
RV TICKETS ON SALE THROUGH FRIDAY, JULY 5, 2019 at 7 PM

BALLOON RIDES: WEATHER PERMITTING
Individual Balloon Rides start at $275. Balloon Rides must be scheduled with individual Balloon Pilots - more information to come. General Admission is NOT included with purchase of Balloon Rides.

Pleast contact the pilots directly to book your flights. More pilot contact information will be announced shortly

PILOT CONTACT INFORMATION BELOW:

Bill Whidden, Florida Balloon Adventures
Balloonmeister
Phone: 407-414-7451
Email: wswhids41@gmail.com
Website: http://floridaballoonadventures.com/
Balloon Name: Great Balls of Fire

Paul Sena
Phone: (413) 238-5514
Email: Worthingtonballooning@gmail.com
Website: Worthingtonballooning.com
Balloon Name: Thunderbuster

Andre Boucher, A & A Balloon Rides
Phone: 603-432-6911
Email: bearship3@comcast.net
Website: balloonridesnh.com
Balloon Name: Passion

Beth Hamilton
Phone: 508-252-3647
Email: n90eh@comcast.net
Website: http://www.balloonfantasiesofrehoboth.net/
Balloon Name: Last One

Bill Colyer
Phone: 203-255-1929
Email: ayankeeballoon@aol.com
Website: http://www.ayankeeballoon.com/
Balloon Name: Last Penny

Jason Boucher
Phone: 603-321-5562
Email: Infinityballoon@aol.com
Website: www.infinityballooning.com
Balloon Name: Serendipity


Walt Rudy
Phone: (330) 212-1207
Email: walter.r.rudy@gmail.com
Aloft Horizons "The Ultimate in Ballooning Adventures"
Balloon Name: Hour Big Bundle of Joy


Darrek Daoust
Phone: (802) 369-0213
Email: balloonsofvermont@comcast.net
http://www.balloonsofvermont.com/
Balloon Name: Mrs. Happy in Cognito Too


Tim Strand
Phone: (908) 310-1318
Email: tstrand7@gmail.com


Jim Regan
Phone: (860) 209-0351
Email: ctballooning@yahoo.com


Don LaFountain
Phone: (413) 387-5658
Email: don.firehawk@gmail.com
Website: www.mistyriverballooning.com
Balloon Name: Patches

Tim Taylor
413-822-7848
Email: berkshireballoonexcursions@gmail.com
Website: berkshireballoonexcursions.com
Balloon Name: Rainbow Dreams


TETHERED BALLOON RIDES: WEATHER PERMITTING
Tethered Balloon Rides will take place all day! Tethered Rides are $20 per person!

BALLOON SCHEDULE:

Friday, July 12, 2019

3 PM Northeast Balloon Festival opens

3 – 10 PM Entertainment
Food Trucks
Beer & Wine
Craft Vendors
Kids Zone
Live Music
Amusement Rides & Games
FREE Petting Zoo

4 PM – 8 PM Balloon Tethered Rides -- $20, purchased on-site (Weather Permitting)
Walk Through Inside of Balloon
Show and Tell: Meet & Greet and Balloon History with Pilots
Balloon Basket Drop Pilot Competition

5 PM Pilot Briefing
6 PM Balloon Flight

8:30 – 9 PM Gather for Balloon Glows
9 - 10 PM Balloon Glows
Candle Stick Illumination during uncooperative weather (Basket & Burner)

10 PM Day Ends

Saturday, July 13, 2019

4 AM Pilot Briefing
4:30 AM – 6:30 AM Balloon Flights -- book in advance here.

10 AM – 10 PM Entertainment
Food Trucks
Beer & Wine
Craft Vendors
Kids Zone
Live Music
Amusement Rides & Games
FREE Petting Zoo

3 PM: New England Bacon Eating Contest
Contest Registration: https://bit.ly/2UrBCZl

4 PM – 8 PM Balloon Tethered Rides -- $20, purchased on-site (Weather Permitting)
Walk Through Inside of Balloon
Show and Tell: Balloon History with Pilots
Balloon Basket Drop Pilot Competition

5 PM Pilot Briefing
6 PM Balloon Flight

8:30 – 9 PM Gather for Balloon Glows
9 - 10 PM Balloon Glows
Candle Stick Illumination during uncooperative weather (Basket & Burner)

10 PM Day Ends

Sunday, July 14, 2019

4 AM Pilot Briefing
4:30 AM – 6:30 AM Balloon Flights -- book in advance here.

10 AM – 10 PM Entertainment
Food Trucks
Beer & Wine
Craft Vendors
Kids Zone
Live Music
Amusement Rides & Games
FREE Petting Zoo

4 PM – 8 PM Balloon Tethered Rides -- $20, purchased on-site (Weather Permitting)
Walk Through Inside of Balloon
Show and Tell: Balloon History with Pilots
Balloon Basket Drop Pilot Competition

5 PM Pilot Briefing
6 PM Balloon Flight

8 PM Northeast Balloon Festival closes

PARKING:

PARKING is available on-site and charges $5 per vehicle.

ALL BALLOON ACTIVITY IS WEATHER PENDING

*SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE*

GENERAL ADMISSION DOES NOT INCLUDES BALLOON ACTIVITIES, FOOD & BEVERAGES, CARNIVAL RIDES, CRAFT VENDORS OR ANYTHING ELSE THAT REQUIRES PURCHASE ON-SITE

THIS EVENT IS RAIN OR SHINE.

THERE ARE NO REFUNDS AT ANY TIME FOR ANY REASON

OUTSIDE FOOD & BEVERAGES ARE NOT ALLOWED

BACKPACKS AND BIG BAGS ARE NOT ALLOWED // ALL BAGS ARE SUBJECT TO SEARCH BY SECURITY

NO PETS ALLOWED

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Three County Fairgrounds

54 Fair Street

Northampton, MA 01060

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