Annual Quick Check New Jersey Festival of Ballooning
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53
N 40° 34.281 W 074° 44.433
18T E 521960 N 4491206
Quick Description: Up to 125 Hot Air Balloons Mass ascension twice daily at 6:30 am & 6:30 pm Special shaped balloons are the superstars of the balloon festival. They secure the most popular and sought after balloons in the nation year after year. Whether you are 6 or 60, you will be captivated by the magic of hot air balloons. Balloon activity is wind and weather permitting
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 12/7/2005 12:28:43 AM
Waymark Code: WM4MF
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Ballooner
Views: 73

Long Description:
The New Jersey Festival of Ballooning takes place every year at Solberg Airport in Readington, , 39 Tho Solberg Rd, Whitehouse Station NJ in the USA. Sponsored & supported by the Balloon Federation of America. Purchase tickets for $17.oo in advance of the festival and save money. Adult tickets at the gate are $20.00. General Admission Tickets are good for any one day of the festival. Parking is available on-site for $5 or you can ride the Free Express Shuttle that leaves from the Raritan Valley Community College on Saturday & Sunday. Recreational Vehicle (RV) Parking is not permitted on the grounds of Solberg Airport. Patrons driving RV’s can park during festival hours at Raritan Valley Community College and take the free Shuttle Bus to the festival grounds. Overnight parking is available at the Whitehouse Station Wal-Mart, located at 3576 Route 22 West. Please note space is limited and The Festival and Wal-Mart can-not be held responsible for vehicles parked at this location. For further information contact Sally Mazzocchi, 1140 Bloomfield Ave., Suite 209, West Caldwell, NJ 07006, 973-882-5464

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Date(s): From: 7/27/2007 To: 7/29/2007

Number of Balloons in Attendence: 150

Visit Instructions:
Attend the festival.
Give the name of the event.
Post the coordinates of the launch field.
Give the city, state/prov, and country.
Tell us the number of balloons participating.
Post the associated website if available and/or the organizing group.

Post a picture of yourself with one of the pilots, crew, volunteers, or in front of one of the balloons involved with the rally. (Pilots and crew are usually very approachable and willing to help.)
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