Crown of Maine Balloon Fest

Friday, Aug 28, 2020 at 5:30am

Northern Maine Fairgrounds
84 Mechanic Street
Presque Isle, ME 04769

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The Crown of Maine Balloon Fest offers a weekend of hot air balloons, kids events, music, other family friendly fun.


5:30am: Mass Ascension - Balloon flights are weather dependent
4:00pm - 8:00pm: Craft Fair and Vendors Open - Enjoy the food, shop for homemade items, and pick up a keepsake from the festival.
5:00pm: Tickets for Tethered Ride, Go On Sale - First Come, First Served.
5:00pm: Opening Ceremony - Ribbon burning and opening ceremony on the launch field
5:30pm: Mass Ascension - Balloon flights are weather dependent
5:30pm - 8:30pm: Live Music
6:30pm: Tethered Balloon Rides - A great chance to get a small taste of riding high in the sky. Lineup begins at 6 pm
Dusk: Moon Glow - View the beauty of hot air balloons glowing in the dark
8:30pm - 10:30pm: Movie

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