Description: (dates shown are for 2008)
|XLTA -- Experimental Balloon Meet
|| Pre-registration REQUIRED to visit. May 16-18. The largest gathering of unusual and homebuilt balloons
and airships. In Amherst, Massachusetts with variable launch sites.
|Vermont Balloon & Music Festival
||This popular Essex Junction, Vermont event has been cancelled. (near Burlington)
|Quechee Balloon Festival
||June 13-15 in Quechee, VT. Festival and Craft Fair held just upstream
from the Quechee Gorge. Well laid out web
||This Milford, NH. Benefit for the High Hopes Foundation
is no longer held.
|Hillsboro Balloon Festival
||July 10-13 in Hillsboro, NH. Fun festival set in an historic town.
Check out their balloon festival balloon
|Stoweflake Balloon Festival
||July 11-13 in Stowe, VT. Dramatic flights among the Green Mountains
in this classic resort town. 22nd Year!
|Green River Festival
||July 18-20 in Greenfield, MA, includes extensive musical entertainment.
|Pittsfield Balloon Festival
||August 1-3 in Pittsfield, NH. Launches next to the river make this
a photographers' dream. Complete schedule on the balloon
|Hudson Elks Balloon Festival
||August 8-10 in Hudson, MA. Fun event with family entertainment in central Massachusetts.
|Great Falls Balloon Festival
||August 16-18 in Lewiston & Auburn, ME. Maine's only balloon
festival features Special Shaped Balloons and great community spirit.
Great Falls website.
|Atlantic Balloon Fiesta
||September 5-7 in Sussex, New Brunswick, Canada. Beautiful valleys, friendly people and lots of covered bridges. The Balloon Fiesta website.
|Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta
||October 4-12 in Albuquerque, NM. World's largest balloon festival
with over 700 balloons flying together.
|More Balloon Festivals
||Try the extensive list of balloon
festivals and events around the world.