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Thursday, 18 June 2015 13:33

Ready for Flight: Balloon Fest This Weekend

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BALLSTON SPA – This Father’s Day Weekend, June 19 to 21, The Saratoga Balloon and Craft Festival will be held at the Saratoga County Fairgrounds in Ballston Spa for another year of colorful balloons, arts and crafts, live entertainment and more food vendors than ever before.

The festival starts this afternoon and continues until Sunday evening. Balloon launches begin tonight at 6 p.m. and then Saturday and Sunday in the early morning and evening. Those who attend can also look forward to staying for the Balloon Glow on Friday and Saturday nights at 8 p.m. The Glow features 20 balloons that illuminate the fairgrounds as their propane burners ignite and light up the night with beautiful color.

Guests can also book balloon rides for an extra fee and be guided over Saratoga’s countryside.

Festival hours are noon to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, 5:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday and 5:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Admission for adults 16 and up is $10 daily and $15 for the weekend. Children ages 3 to 15 are $5 daily and $10 for the weekend. Age 2 and under are free.

For more information and a full schedule list, visit balloonandcraft.com 


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