Listen to WCTC for a special live broadcast at the 35th Annual QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning from 6AM to 9AM with Bert Baron!
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 distinction of being a recipient of The New Jersey Governor's Award for Best Special Event, the #1 Thing Every New Jerseyan Must Do by NJ Monthly Magazine, as well as the American Bus Association's designation as a Top 100 Festival in North America.
Held annually at Solberg Airport in Readington, NJ, the festival truly has something for everyone! From twice daily mass ascensions of over 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, a 5k run and more, the festival is jam-packed with stuff to do.
Friday, July 28, 2017 1 pm to 10 pm
Saturday, July 29, 2017 6 am to 10 pm
Sunday, July 30, 2017 6 am to 9 pm
Friday: 6:30 pm
Saturday: 6:30 am and 6:30 pm
Sunday: 6:30 am and 6:30 pm
*ascensions are wind and weather permitting