For those looking to book a flight during the 2016 festival or just want to take a look at the wonderful balloons and pilots who will be attending, just click on the "Balloons & Rides" tab. Only those listed WITH a phone number and or email are currently accepting rides. Check back often as more will be added as pilots get registered.
Also, don't forget the dates of the 2016 Adirondack Balloon Festival are September 22 - 25! We will continue to update the website as new information comes out.
Happy Sunday! We have officially announced the 2015 festival logo. If you are a media organization that needs a hi-res version for future stories please contact us, ADKballoonfestphotos@gmail.com.
Morning all! Here is the schedule for the GGF Transit. This is a great option for those who like to avoid driving into the airport. Buses run from the Ridge Street terminal, across from City Hall in Glens Falls as well as East Field which is on Dix Avenue. It's only $1 each way! You can't beat that!
Pilot's contact information as well as photos are filtering in and will be listed over on the "Balloons and Rides" tab. There you can view who has officially registered for this year's festival and has provided photos for your viewing pleasure (always wanted to say that)! Anyway, if you are hoping to book a flight for the 2015 festival, which you should, look for the photos with information including email addresses and or phone numbers and go from there! Please remember you need to SELECT a photo to view the contact information.
Hey folks.... so the one-day and three-day tour bus operator passes are now available for sale via EBAY. They link can also be found on our homepage as well as the official Adirondack Balloon Festival Facebook page. There is some more information regarding these passes within that EBAY page so make sure you check it out!
Good day all! Great news, you can now purchase VIP parking passes for the 2015 Adirondack Balloon Festival via the EBAY site. Just some quick notes regarding these passes...
The Premium Parking Pass gets you the closest available public parking for the entire event. Also, the Premium Parking lot is accessed via an expedited travel route for quicker access. All orders for Premium Parking Passes must be received by September 8th to ensure delivery by mail. All orders through EBAY will be mailed to the purchasers address provided through EBAY. Free shipping. Pay-Pal only.
Remember, general parking and admission to the festival = FREE!
These VIP parking passes get you better access to the airport grounds via Queensbury Ave (not applicable to the Crandall Park launches... which by the way, are free as well).
Premium Parking Passes may also be purchased at the following locations (please be aware that these locations may not be open on weekends, please call for hours of operation:
Warren County Department of Public Works office at 4028 Main Street, Warrensburg, NY (518) 761-6559
Warren County Treasurer's Office at 1340 State Route 9, Lake George NY, (518) 761-6375
Town of Queensbury Town Clerk’s Office at 742 Bay Road, Queensbury NY, (518) 761-8234
City of Glens Falls City Clerk’s Office at 42 Ridge Street, Glens Falls NY, (518) 761-3801
The Premium Parking Pass is non-refundable except in the event of festival cancellation prior to September 18th.
Sitting here in mid-February trying to beat the Winter chill and dreaming of scenic balloon flights over the Adirondacks. Sooner or later we'll have to come to reality and just wait out the snow! Until then, we'll be busy ironing out this new website using some fresh new photographs from our talented photo crew, updating the blog with the latest news and eventually even selling some sweet Adirondack Balloon Festival swag! Stay tuned as we get this new website sharpened up for you all. Make sure you mark those calendars for September 17 - 20, 2015.
We are currently working on a new website, please be patient!