Frequently Asked Questions about the Chester County Balloon Festival
What day is my ticket good for? If you buy a admissions ticket it’s good for 1 of any of the 3 days.
What is the street address of the festival? 101 E Street Rd, Kennett Square, PA 19348 Apple Maps or
Can I bring my dog? It is because we love dogs so much, we ask you kindly to leave them at home and do not bring them to the festival. The festival is not a safe environment for them.
Can I buy tickets at the festival?
Yes, we sell tickets on the field if you don't want to purchase ahead of time. We accept cash and credit cards.
Is there handicap parking?
Yes, you will enter from RT 82. Please be aware its first come first served and very limited. We will do our best to have someone transport you to the vendor area with a golf cart.
When do the balloons fly? This is a great question. Balloons do not hoover, they fly. The best time to see the balloons in the air is between 6am – 8am and 5:00pm – 7:00pm. Sometimes pilots will wait for fog to lift or wait till winds calm down. The festival goes on all day and there will be SO much to do including tethered balloon rides, so there is no bad time to go. A few days before the event we will be posting the event schedule on our website. This will help you decide what times you want to make sure you are there to see exactly what you want to see.
Can I fly in a hot air balloon at the festival? Absolutely! You can purchase tickets to fly untethered on our website: ccballoonfest.com/tickets You can also fly in a tethered balloon by purchasing tickets at the festival ($25.00 for adults).
What is the benefit of buying admission tickets ahead of time? The prices of adult tickets increase the closer we are to the festival.
Are there refunds for admissions tickets? No there are not.
What if I purchase a flight and cannot go? Untethered flights are not refunded, they are rescheduled.