The 37th Annual QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning
The QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning, in association with PNC Bank, is the largest summer-time hot air balloon and music festival in North America. In fact, it’s been named the premier family entertainment attraction in the state. It also holds the distinction of being a recipient of The New Jersey Governor’s Award for Best Special Event.
This event is jam-packed with stuff to do, including headlining concerts, family entertainment, plus hundreds of crafters and vendors; not to mention great food, fireworks, a balloon glow, and more.
Don’t miss this awe-inspiring spectacle of 100 custom hot air balloons from around the world taking flight twice each day over the scenic Hunterdon County countryside.
Friday: 6:30pm; Saturday: 6:30am and 6:30pm; Sunday: 6:30am and 6:30pm
Meanwhile, you’ll find affordable family entertainment including a popular live concert series featuring legendary music by The Beach Boys, country-pop superstars The Band Perry, ABBA The Concert, and Grammy Award winning children’s recording artist Dan Zanes + Claudia Eliaza.
Friday, July 26 @ 1:30pm: Dan Zanes & Claudia Eliaza Kids’ Concert
Friday, July 26 @ 8:00 pm: Abba The Concert
Saturday, July 27 @ 8:00 pm: The Band Perry
Sunday, July 2 @ 3:00 pm: The Beach Boys
Enjoy a nighttime balloon glow, fireworks, family fun, and attractions such as the “Flippenout” extreme trampoline show; as well as the Running with the Balloons 5K, exciting interactive exhibits and more!
37th annual QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning
Solberg Airport, 39 Thor Solberg Road, Readington, NJ 08889
QuickChek Festival Hours:
Friday, July 26: 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Saturday, July 27: 6:00 am – 10:00 pm
Sunday, July 28: 6:00 am – 8:00 pm
Children ages 4-12: $10-$15
Children ages 3 and under: Free
General admission includes lawn seating to concerts
Of course, for more information you can visit the official website. You won’t want to miss one of NJ’s most unique events of the year!