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Calendar of Events

To schedule your Hot Air Balloon Champagne Flight, at Sunrise or Before Sunset, any day of the year, please click here or call Dick and Mary Beth Young at (973) 335-9799

We go to a spectrum of Ballooning events throughout the Northeast -- as well as some others around the world (recent excursions include Ontario, Newfoundland, and New Mexico!). Here is a complete list of upcoming Hot Air Balloon Festivals in which we plan to participate. If you'd like more information on any of the events listed here, please contact us here or by phone at (973) 335-9799.

Location and Event Information

Jan 9 230th Anniversary of the "First Air Voyage In America"
Philadelphia, PA to Deptford, NJ

A hydrogen gas balloon was piloted by the same Frenchman who was the first to cross the English Channel in a Balloon, Jean-Pierre Blanchard. This Flight ascended from a prison yard in Philadelphia, where George Washington observed the launch. Pilot Blanchard ascended to about 5,800 feet, and he made a successful landing in Gloucester County, NJ.

Feb 17 - 20 Flights & Fun at Winter Carnival
Lake George, NY

May 26 - 30 Flights Over Lake Champlain & Lake George
New York and Vermont

Our Champagne Flights right over Lake George are truly amazing! We Fly the area in all 4 Seasons! Be sure to click on the "Photo Gallery" tab of our Website to take a "Virtual Balloon Ride" over Lake Champlain, along with the videographer from PBS! To book your Flight click here.

June 16 - 19 43rd Quechee Balloon Festival
On the Village Green at Quechee, VT

A quaint Vermont town, complete with a covered bridge, hosts this delightful Festival, on the banks of the Ottaquechee River, in an amazingly beautiful Flying area. A delightful spot for good Friends and good Flying over the spectacular Vermont countryside surrounding Quechee. To book your Flight, use the link above. Feel free to request us as your Pilots.

July 28 - 30 40th New Jersey Festival of Ballooning
Readington, NJ

To book your Flight at the NJ Festival, follow the link above, click on "Balloons" and scroll down to "Balloon Rides". Feel free to request us as your Pilots.

ON HOLD UNTIL 2023 8th Saratoga Balloon and BBQ Festival
Saratoga County Fairgrounds, Ballston Spa, NY

The Annual Saratoga Balloon and BBQ Festival (formerly the Saratoga Balloon and Craft Festival) at the Saratoga County Fairgrounds in Ballston Spa is a family-friendly event, celebrating the best of the Capital Region with food, live entertainment, shopping, kids activities, and Balloons! To book your Flight, go to and click the "Balloons" and "Balloon Rides" tabs, near the top center of the home page. Feel free to request us as your Pilots.

ON HOLD UNTIL 2024 19th Lycoming County Rotary Festival
Williamsport, PA

This wonderful festival is organized by longtime friend from Wyoming & Nevada, Rebecca Elkins. For many years, she organized the Hot Air Fair in this delightful, scenic Flying area. We have had such a wonderful time with the great folks in Williamsport almost every year since 2005 that we are really looking forward to our return! To book your Flight, please click here. Feel free to request us as your pilots.

Sept. 21 - 24 50th Adirondack Balloon Festival
Glens Falls, NY

This is "The World's Best Balloon Festival," where we delighted in our first Ballooning experience in 1977. We have been back every year since!
To reserve your Flight during the Adirondack Balloon Festival, just click here or call us at 973-335-9799 or 518-656-9328.
For more information on Adirondack Balloon Festival visit and

Nov. 4 Macy’s Balloonfest
Meadowlands, NJ

Nov. 21 240th Anniversary of Balloon Flight, Paris, 1783

Nov. 23 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
New York, NY


To schedule your Hot Air Balloon Champagne Flight please click here
or call Dick or Mary Beth Young at (973) 335-9799

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