New Jersey Lottery Festival of Ballooning (2021)

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New Jersey Lottery Festival of Ballooning (2021)

July 23 @ 1:00 pm - July 25 @ 8:00 pm

QuickCheck NJ Festival

New Jersey Hot Air Balloon Festival in 2021

Formerly known as “The QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning”, the “38th Annual New Jersey Lottery Festival of Ballooning in Association with PNC Bank” 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.

And it’s happening in 2021!

Want a hot air balloon ride another time? The US Hot Air Balloon Team gives rides from 3 locations in eastern PA. Learn more…

Balloon Festival Details

When is the Balloon Festival in NJ?

  • Friday, July 23, 2021: 1pm – 10pm (balloons scheduled to lift off at 6:30 pm)
  • Saturday, July 24: 6am – 10pm (balloons scheduled to lift off at 6:30 am & 6:30 pm)
  • Sunday, July 25: 6am – 8pm (balloons scheduled to lift off at 6:30 am & 6:30 pm)

Balloon ascensions and rides are wind and weather permitting.

See updated timing and info here. Info about how it will work this year because of COVID-19 can be found here.

Another East Coast Balloon Festival: Check out the Lancaster Balloon Festival & Country Fair. Learn More…


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Solberg Airport
39 Thor Solberg Road
Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889

Conveniently located between New York City (NYC) and Philadelphia.


July 23 @ 1:00 pm
July 25 @ 8:00 pm
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Solberg Airport
39 Thor-Solberg Rd.
Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889-3114 United States


Festival of Ballooning, Inc