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About Quick Chek NJ Festival of Ballooning

The QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning 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 dual distinction of being a recipient of The New Jersey Governor's Award for Best Special Event, as well as being designated, for the 6th time, as a Top 100 Festival in North America by the American Bus Association.
Held annually at Solberg Airport in Readington, NJ, the festival truly has something for everyone!  From twice daily mass ascensions of up to 100 special shape and sport hot air balloons, to headlining concerts, non-stop family entertainment, hundreds of crafters and vendors, great food, fireworks, a balloon glow, and more, the festival is jam-packed with stuff to do.
Friday, July 27, 2018           1 pm to 10 pm
Saturday, July 28, 2018       6 am to 10 pm
Sunday, July 29, 2018         6 am to 8 pm
Balloon Ascensions:
Friday:      6:30 pm
Saturday:  6:30 am and 6:30 pm
Sunday:    6:30 am and 6:30 pm  
     *ascensions are wind and weather permitting
Solberg Airport
39 Thor Solberg Road
Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889
How Much?
Adults General Admission:
$24 Until June 24 at midnight
$30 June 25 - July 25 at midnight
$35 July 26 - July 29
Children(4-12) General Admission:
$10 Until June 24 at midnight
$12 June 25 - July 25 at midnight
$15 July 26 - July 29
     *Children ages 3 and under free
General Admission tickets are GOOD FOR ANY ONE (1) DAY of the festival, July 27-29.
*All General Admission tickets include
lawn seating for concerts.
Balloon Rides:
AM Balloon Rides: $225 per person
PM Balloon Rides: $250 per person