BALLOON LAUNCHES ARE WEATHER DEPENDENT!
CHECK HERE FOR ONGOING UPDATES ON LAUNCHES!
THIS UPDATE Was Made On SUNDAY at 6:30am
The SUNDAY am LAUNCH has a 0% Chance of Execution BASED on RAIN
This was our last scheduled BALLOON launch
GOOD NEWS is that Weather should improve for the regular show hours of 11am – 5pm
Helicopter Rides are STILL Scheduled for Today PLUS so much MORE
LIKE the Helping Our Vets Car Show + the New York Steak Cookoff Competition
Browse the SITE, click FESTIVAL INFO for a SCHEDULE, and Plan to VISIT the Marketplace for GREAT Shopping!
SEE YOU TODAY from 11am-5pm
Saturday Sunset LAUNCH and BALLOON GLOW- Were Successful
WE Launched SEVERAL Balloons and Had a Balloon Glow
Much GRATITUDE to the Pilots and Balloonmeister for GIVING US a GREAT SHOW
Saturday Sunrise LAUNCH – Was 100% Successful
ALL BALLOONS launched this MORNING and it was AMAZING!
The Friday Sunset LAUNCH this YEAR was a TOTAL BUST due to HIGH WINDS 🙁
We were VERY disappointed but FOUND FUN in all the UMPTEEN other EVENTS that were GOING ON at the FESTIVAL
NEVER FORGET THAT BALLOONS ONLY LAUNCH AT SUNRISE AND SUNSET
THIS IS TRUE FOR EVERY BALLOON FESTIVAL EVERYWHERE IN THE WHOLE WORLD
Visit the Balloons Page for a detailed explanation!
THANKS TO EVERYONE who CAME to the FESTIVAL this YEAR
GET READY FOR THE 2021 SARATOGA
BALLOON & BBQ FESTIVAL!
August 27-29, 2021
Friday 3pm – 9pm
Saturday 11am – 8pm
Sunday 11am – 5pm
At the Saratoga County Fairgrounds
in Ballston Spa, NY
Don’t miss our beautiful morning and afternoon mass balloon launches, at sunrise and sunset. These are VERY popular, and are weather dependent, so please check our Facebook page for the latest updates.
We bring in some of the biggest, best and most impressive BBQ vendors from around the country. You’ll be able to see, smell and tasted the best from around the US. (We’re also hosting the US Steak Cooking Championships onsite)
Want an amazing lifetime memory? Hour-long balloon flight at the Festival. You’ll launch in front of thousands of cheering spectators and will gently glide across the tree tops. Hot air balloons aren’t the only thing flying at the festival.
The Helping Our Vets Custom Car Show happens on Sunday of the festival, with nearly 100 custom cars will roll in for you to ohh and ahh over. They’ll be right on the flight field, so have your cameras ready.
We’re proud to present a selection of artists and artisans displaying and selling contemporary art, craft, and specialty foods. These exhibitors will present a variety of handcrafted items as well as specialty foods such as maple syrup, chocolate, wines, spirits, dressings, and more