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      July 12, 2019

      Friday   3:00 PM

      54 Fair Street
      Northampton, Massachusetts 01060

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      Northeast Food Festival & Balloon Rally Expo: Northampton

      The Northeast Balloon Festival will take place Friday, July 12 - Sunday, July 14, 2019 at the Three County Fairgrounds in Northampton, MA. Attendees will experience a weekend full of Hot Air Balloons, Tethered Rides, Walk-in Balloons, Nighttime Balloon Glows, Pilot Meet & Greets, and Competitions. 30+ of New Englands Top Food Trucks will offer gourmet varieties from Tacos and BBQ to Deep Fried Oreos and Lobster Rolls. Alcoholic Beverages will be provided by the venue. There will be AMUSEMENT RIDES AND A FREE PETTING ZOO - new to this year's event!!! Entertainment includes the region's Top Performing Musical Artists, Handmade Craft Artisan Vendors, Kids Zone & More!!! DATES & TIMES:Friday, July 12, 2019 from 3 PM to 10 PMSaturday, July 13, 2019 from 5 AM to 10 PMSunday, July 14, 2019 from 5 AM to 8 PM TICKETS: FREE AGES 12 AND UNDERAdvance General Admission: $7.50 (50% OFF NOW!!! SALE ENDS JUNE 1ST) Gate General Admission: $15 (Good for Friday, Saturday OR Sunday) ONLINE SALES END 7/12 AT 12 AMAdvance WEEKEND PASS: $20 (50% OFF NOW!!! SALE ENDS JUNE 1ST) 3-Day WEEKEND PASS Admission: $40  (Good for Friday, Saturday AND Sunday) ONLINE SALES END 7/12 AT 12 AMRV CAMPING - $350-400 -- Have immediate access to the field and see balloons fly in the morning and all day, includes General Admission to event. ADVANCE ONLYDAY OF EVENT TICKETS ARE $15 CASH ONLY AT THE EVENT GATE!!! EVENT FEATURES: Balloon Rides & Activities20+ Gourmet Food TrucksNew England Bacon Eating Contest^Contest Registration: https://bit.ly/2UrBCZlAlcoholic BeveragesAmusement Rides & GamesFREE Petting ZooTop Performing Musical PerformersHandmade Artisan Craft VendorsKids Zone RV CAMPING: Easy access to balloon viewing, food, beverages and entertainmentWeekend Camping Passes - Friday & Saturday: $350-400Hookups are available for electric, water and sewage. Includes General Admission for up to 8 guestsRV TICKETS ON SALE THROUGH FRIDAY, JULY 5, 2019 at 7 PM BALLOON RIDES: WEATHER PERMITTINGIndividual Balloon Rides start at $275. Balloon Rides must be scheduled with individual Balloon Pilots - more information to come. General Admission is NOT included with purchase of Balloon Rides.  Pleast contact the pilots directly to book your flights. More pilot contact information will be announced shortly PILOT CONTACT INFORMATION BELOW: Bill Whidden, Florida Balloon Adventures Balloonmeister Phone: 407-414-7451 Email: wswhids41@gmail.com Website: http://floridaballoonadventures.com/ Balloon Name: Great Balls of Fire Paul SenaPhone: (413) 238-5514Email: Worthingtonballooning@gmail.comWebsite: Worthingtonballooning.comBalloon Name: Thunderbuster Andre Boucher, A & A Balloon Rides Phone: 603-432-6911 Email: bearship3@comcast.net Website: balloonridesnh.com Balloon Name: Passion Beth Hamilton Phone: 508-252-3647 Email: n90eh@comcast.net Website: http://www.balloonfantasiesofrehoboth.net/ Balloon Name: Last One Bill Colyer Phone: 203-255-1929 Email: ayankeeballoon@aol.com Website: http://www.ayankeeballoon.com/ Balloon Name: Last Penny Jason BoucherPhone: 603-321-5562Email: Infinityballoon@aol.com Website: www.infinityballooning.comBalloon Name: Serendipity Walt RudyPhone: (330) 212-1207Email: walter.r.rudy@gmail.comAloft Horizons "The Ultimate in Ballooning Adventures"Balloon Name: Hour Big Bundle of Joy Darrek DaoustPhone: (802) 369-0213Email: balloonsofvermont@comcast.nethttp://www.balloonsofvermont.com/Balloon Name: Mrs. Happy in Cognito Too Tim Strand Phone: (908) 310-1318 Email: tstrand7@gmail.com  Website: www.Balloon-America.com Jim Regan Phone: (860) 209-0351 Email: ctballooning@yahoo.com Website: www.CTBallooning.com Don LaFountain Phone: (413) 387-5658 Email: don.firehawk@gmail.com Website: www.mistyriverballooning.com Balloon Name: Patches Tim Taylor 413-822-7848 Email: berkshireballoonexcursions@gmail.com Website: berkshireballoonexcursions.com Balloon Name: Rainbow Dreams TETHERED BALLOON RIDES: WEATHER PERMITTINGTethered Balloon Rides will take place all day! Tethered Rides are $20 per person!  BALLOON SCHEDULE: Friday, July 12, 2019 3 PM Northeast Balloon Festival opens 3 – 10 PM Entertainment Food Trucks Beer & Wine Craft Vendors Kids Zone Live MusicAmusement Rides & GamesFREE Petting Zoo 4 PM – 8 PM Balloon Tethered Rides -- $20, purchased on-site (Weather Permitting)Walk Through Inside of BalloonShow and Tell: Meet & Greet and Balloon History with PilotsBalloon Basket Drop Pilot Competition 5 PM Pilot Briefing6 PM Balloon Flight 8:30 – 9 PM Gather for Balloon Glows9 - 10 PM Balloon GlowsCandle Stick Illumination during uncooperative weather (Basket & Burner) 10 PM Day Ends Saturday, July 13, 2019 4 AM Pilot Briefing4:30 AM – 6:30 AM Balloon Flights -- book in advance here. 10 AM – 10 PM EntertainmentFood TrucksBeer & WineCraft VendorsKids Zone Live MusicAmusement Rides & GamesFREE Petting Zoo 3 PM: New England Bacon Eating ContestContest Registration: https://bit.ly/2UrBCZl 4 PM – 8 PM Balloon Tethered Rides -- $20, purchased on-site (Weather Permitting)Walk Through Inside of BalloonShow and Tell: Balloon History with PilotsBalloon Basket Drop Pilot Competition 5 PM Pilot Briefing6 PM Balloon Flight 8:30 – 9 PM Gather for Balloon Glows9 - 10 PM Balloon GlowsCandle Stick Illumination during uncooperative weather (Basket & Burner) 10 PM Day Ends Sunday, July 14, 2019 4 AM Pilot Briefing4:30 AM – 6:30 AM Balloon Flights -- book in advance here. 10 AM – 10 PM EntertainmentFood TrucksBeer & WineCraft VendorsKids Zone Live MusicAmusement Rides & GamesFREE Petting Zoo 4 PM – 8 PM Balloon Tethered Rides -- $20, purchased on-site (Weather Permitting)Walk Through Inside of BalloonShow and Tell: Balloon History with PilotsBalloon Basket Drop Pilot Competition 5 PM Pilot Briefing6 PM Balloon Flight 8 PM Northeast Balloon Festival closes PARKING: PARKING is available on-site and charges $5 per vehicle. ALL BALLOON ACTIVITY IS WEATHER PENDING *SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE* GENERAL ADMISSION DOES NOT INCLUDES BALLOON ACTIVITIES, FOOD & BEVERAGES, CARNIVAL RIDES, CRAFT VENDORS OR ANYTHING ELSE THAT REQUIRES PURCHASE ON-SITE THIS EVENT IS RAIN OR SHINE. THERE ARE NO REFUNDS AT ANY TIME FOR ANY REASON OUTSIDE FOOD & BEVERAGES ARE NOT ALLOWED  BACKPACKS AND BIG BAGS ARE NOT ALLOWED // ALL BAGS ARE SUBJECT TO SEARCH BY SECURITY NO PETS ALLOWED

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