Balloon Festival at the Warren County Farmers’ Fair July 27 – Aug. 3

From Warren County Farmers’ Fair:

The Balloon Festival at the Warren County Farmers’ Fair in Warren County New Jersey alone is worth the trip! If you have never experienced the thrill of watching a bevy of colorful hot air balloons majestically rise from green pasture to blue sky, you can’t imagine what you’re missing. And if you’re inclined to adventure, you can buy a ticket, hop on board and join the fun close-up! For more details on the balloon festival visit To request a free brochure or for information on scheduling a balloon ride at the hot air balloon festival email or visit the website.

Balloon rides at the fair are $205 per person for Saturday and Sunday and $195 per person weekdays. Major credit cards accepted. Complete refund for balloon ride if we cancel due to weather. (Unfortunately fair admission cannot be refunded.)

If you are coming to see the balloons PLEASE NOTE that balloon activity occurs later in the day, when the winds are most calm.

Every Night:

Saturday July 27 thru Saturday, August 3, 2019– Balloon Launch –6:30 PM
Up to 30 Hot Air Balloons take to the sky at 6:30 pm. Don’t be late, you won’t want to miss this spectacular event. Spectators may feel free to walk over from the fairgrounds to the Balloon Port and watch the launch

Tethered Rides To Be Announced
Hot air balloons will be giving tethered balloon rides in the evening as weather permits. Ever wonder what it’s like to go up but too scared to actually go? Give a tethered balloon ride a try. ($10 per person).

Balloon Races:

Wednesday, July 31, 2019– Bicycle Balloon Race Click link for details.

Friday, August 2 and Saturday August 3, 2019 – Hare & Hound Race
The first balloon off the field is the hare balloon. This balloon lands and puts out a giant “X”. The other pilots try to follow in its tracks. Each pilot has a bean bag they will throw if they come close to the “X”. The pilot that throws closest to the center “X” wins.

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