13th Annual Chester County Balloon Festival
June 21st, 22nd, 23rd 2019

The Chester County Balloon Festival is the must attend event at New Garden Flying Field in Toughkenamon PA. Filled with activities on–the-ground and in-the-air, the festival provides family fun for all ages. Benefiting Chester County Hero Fund

  • 100+ Vendors
  • Live Bands
  • Balloons & Glows
  • Kid Activities
  • Fireworks

13th Annual Chester County Balloon Festival Press Release

Toughkenamon, PA.  If you find yourself looking skyward and gazing longingly at the sight of a hot air balloon, you will be delighted to learn of a festival of hot air balloons, helicopters and more this June in Chester County. The 13th Annual Chester County Balloon Festival will take place on June 21-23, 2019 at the New Garden Flying Field located at 1235 Newark Road in Toughkenamon, PA.

This fantastic visual spectacle will be an awe-inspiring display of color with a Friday and Saturday Night Glow, Saturday night fireworks and more than 20 balloons expected to take to the skies in a mass-ascensions scheduled throughout the weekend. The 20,000+ visitors will have the opportunity to view the balloons close up, meet the pilots, and take a balloon ride. With far-reaching views stretching across the beautiful Chester County Countryside, it is little wonder that these rides are described as “spell-binding” and “magical”. 

But that’s not all, there will be plenty to see and do for families and visitors throughout the weekend. Food & craft vendors, live music, tethered and free-floating balloon rides, RC Aircraft show and Candy drop, activities for children including a scavenger hunt with prizes along with a wine & beer garden for the adults, zip line and mechanical bull for kids and adults.

Featured throughout the weekend will beMass Balloon Ascensions, Night Glows, Special Shapes Balloon Rodeo, Saturday fireworks, Skydive Flag Jump, Helicopter Rides, Monster Truck Rides, Learn to Ride a Harley, and Paragliding Show, hands on activities provided by The Franklin Institute just to name a few. CBS Weather Van and weather anchor will be opening the festivities on Friday night. There promises to be some famous balloonists visiting the Balloon History “Pop Up” Museum, sponsored by Del Val aviators from the AeroClub of PA. Stop by and learn about the long history of ballooning in the Del Val area and meet and hear their stories. The weekend is a non-stop fun fest with something new around every corner. It is the must-attend event of the year. A rain or shine event, balloons fly at sunrise and two hours before sunset, weather and safety permitting, other festival activities are from gates opening starting 4 on Friday til closing Sunday at 7. Please check event schedule for more details.

Special thanks to our 2019 sponsors>>Tower Health, Outside Unlimited, 21stCentury Cyber Charter School, Marriott Courtyard, Trash Tech, Air-ventures Hot Air Balloon Rides, and Surefire Graphics, Cazillo Photography.

Admission to the festival is $20 adult, $10 Child 6-12 under 6 free.  Some activities at the festival require additional fees. Portion of the proceeds from this event benefit the Chester County Hero Fund.

For more information or to purchase tickets online visit our website at www.CCBalloonFest.com All events are subject to weather conditions. In case of inclement weather be sure to check the website for updates.

There are also opportunities for businesses to be involved as sponsors/exhibitors. Interested parties should contact us at:

484 753 2598 or email deb@air-ventures.com. 

13th Annual Chester County Balloon Festival Press Release in PDF Version

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