36th Annual Quechee Hot Air Balloon Craft & Music Festival

June 19, 20, and 21, 2015


Once again, the skies over Quechee and the Upper Valley of Vermont and New Hampshire will be filled with hot air balloons ushering in the annual Quechee Hot Air Balloon, Craft & Music Festival. This event welcomes visitors from all over New England and beyond! Sponsored by the Hartford Area Chamber of Commerce, it is one of the longest running hot air balloon festivals in New England and continues to focus on family entertainment and fun.

 

5966 Quechee Road - P.O. Box 823

Quechee, VT 05059-0823
Tel: (802) 295-7900
E-Mail: info@hartfordvtchamber.com

6:00 p.m. Friday evening and 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

There are five flights over the weekend--wind and weather permitting--during which over twenty colorful balloons ascend over the Quechee valley and beyond. What a sight!

Tethered balloon rides are available during the day (again - weather permitting!) $20 per person check in at the Balloon Ride Shed for scheduled times. Call 802.295.7900 for more information.

Entertainment

Enjoy the Balloon Glow on Friday evening (rain-date is Saturday), continuous bands, comedy acts, and dance routines all weekend.

Children will love the "Kid's Zone" (hosted by The Upper Valley Haven) with 3 inflatables: two unique obstacle courses and a dinosaur bounce house.

Enjoy the amazing Pups in the Air & the Jumptown Parachute Demonstration Team.

CLICK HERE for a look for the 2014 schedule!

Food Court & Vendors

Northeast Concessionaires returns again this year with their fabulous Food Court. The Food Court offers great food for everyone including those blooming onions & healthy wraps!

There are over 60 outstanding craft artisans from pottery to potpourri. Commercial vendors, area businesses and non-profit organizations offer information and bargains galore!

Interested in being a Festival vendor this year? Click HERE

Admission

Gates open at 3PM on Friday and at 5:30AM on Saturday and Sunday! 

PARKING INCLUDED IN ADMISSION!

Only $15.00 for adults, $5 for children ages 6 yrs-12 yrs and free for 5 yrs and under! Admission Tickets for the festival grounds are good for the entire weekend.

ATM on site!

Once in, there is a reasonable charge for the day at the Kid's Zone & small charge for the Rambling Railroad. All other entertainment, except balloon rides, is included in the admission fee.

On Sunday, Dads accompanied by a child pay $10. Happy Father's Day!

Sorry - No Dogs or Bicycles Allowed on Festival Grounds, service dogs only.

 

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