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Warren County Balloon Festival 2024 in New Jersey

Three balloon festivals in two different locations—choose the one you like the most and go ahead!

Dates: June 1–2, 2024 | July 27–August 3, 2024 | September 21–22, 2024

Warren County Hot Air Balloon Festival was first held in 2001, and now it has blossomed into three balloon events in Warren County. The event spans two locations: Warren County Farmers' Fairgrounds and Warren County Community College.

Hot Air Balloons Arts & Crafts Festival (June 1–2, 2024)

The first of three Warren County ballooning events is the Arts & Crafts Festival, held at Warren County Community College, Washington, NJ. The festival offers plenty of art, entertainment, live music, a car show, and a variety of food trucks and craft vendors. A hot air balloon launch is planned around 6:15 pm. Tethered rides and special shape balloons are available for the public to enjoy.

Hot Air Balloon Festival at Warren County Farmers Fair (July 27–August 3, 2024)

The second summer Warren County Balloon Fest takes place at the Farmers' Fair in Harmony, NJ. The highlights of the festival include hot air balloons, live music and entertainment at the Main Arena, a traditional Arts Expo, Kids' Corral, 4-H shows and competitions, the Garden Tractor Pulls, carnival rides, and a beer garden.

Hot Air Balloons Fun & Games Festival (September 21–22, 2024)

The annual Fun & Games Festival takes place at Warren County Community College, Washington, NJ. The event features a mass balloon launch at around 5:15 pm. Kids can certainly enjoy lots of games, tethered balloon rides, and special shape balloons, including the giant American flag. In addition, the public can enjoy food trucks, arts and crafts vendors, and live music throughout the weekend. So take your friends and family to have an unforgettable experience and enjoy the colorful sky!


Visitors can buy Balloon Festival Admission for June at the following prices: Adult Ticket costs $8, Youth Ticket (ages 4-12) costs $4, and kids (ages 3 and under) have a free entrance. Parking is $5 per car. This offer is valid online until May 30. At the festival gate and online after May 30, an Adult ticket will cost $10, Family Admission will cost $35, Youth Ticket (ages 4-12) will be $5, and kids (ages 3 and under) will have a free entrance. Parking is $5 per car.

Also, applicable prices will apply for September Balloon Festival Admission. Visitors can purchase tickets online until September 19 and at the gate and online after September 19.

Warren County Balloon Festival History

Warren County Balloon Festival was established in 2001. The first year, the festival gathered 15 balloonists. Over the years, the number of pilots began to grow.

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Authors: Olena Basarab