GET READY FOR THE 2021 SARATOGA

BALLOON & BBQ FESTIVAL!

August 27-29, 2021

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hot air balloons

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.

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BBQ & beer

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)

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stewarts Balloon Glow

Don’t miss this magical event! The balloons are inflated at night, and when the burners are ignited the balloons come to life with brightly glowing colors and the roar.

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kids zone

The festival’s Kid Zone will feature bounce houses, pony rides, magicians and more.  Check the schedule for times and prices.

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entertainment

The festival provides you some fun and funny entertainment throughout the weekend.  They are all family friendly, and perform at specific times, so check the schedule online.

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Hot air balloon & helicopter rides

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.

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custom car show

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.

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Marketplace

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

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new york steak cooking championships

The BEST steak cooking teams will compete at the festival, vying for the coveted Best In NY Championship!

DAILY HIGHLIGHTS

 

FRIDAY HIGHLIGHTS

  • SUNSET BALLOON LAUNCH
  • KIDS ZONE, by MVP Healthcare
  • STEWARTS BALLOON GLOW
  • DARE DEVIL DOG SHOW

SATURDAY HIGHLIGHTS

  • SUNRISE BALLOON LAUNCH
  • SUNSET BALLOON LAUNCH
  • KIDS ZONE, by MVP Healthcare
  • DARE DEVIL DOG SHOW

SUNDAY HIGHLIGHTS

  • SUNRISE BALLOON LAUNCH
  • KIDS ZONE, by MVP Healthcare
  • Helping Our Vets CAR SHOW
  • NY STEAK COOK OFF COMPETITION

PRESENTED BY:

THE FESTIVAL PROUDLY HELPS SUPPORT THESE CHARITIES