A view from the air at last years Quechee Balloon Festival.
Charles Kahn Photo
34th Annual Quechee Hot Air Balloon Craft and Music Festival
Featuring Music, Fine Art, and Crafters on the Quechee Village Green
Father’s Day Weekend – June 14, 15 and 16, 2013
Sorry, no dogs or bicycles allowed on festival grounds.
The Quechee Balloon Festival is one of Yankee Magazine’s top 20 events of summer.
The longest continuously running Hot Air Balloon Festival in New England is returning to its traditional location on the Quechee Village Green this year. The festival has been chosen by Yankee Magazine as one of the top 20 events of summer. It features over 20 hot air balloons, with flights scheduled for 6:00 p.m. on Friday, June 14th; 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 15th and Sunday, June 16th (always weather and wind permitting). Balloon rides are now available to purchase on our website prior to the event. Don’t miss this exciting event featuring continuous music and entertainment for all ages, and over 60 craft artisans and commercial vendors. Children’s activities include train rides, a bounce house and more. And of course there will be festival food, a beer and wine garden, and more surprises!
6:00 p.m. Friday evening and 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Click here to purchase balloon ride tickets.
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!