Crown of Maine Balloon Fest

Saturday, Aug 29, 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
7:00am - 10:00am: Pilot and Crew Breakfast - Enjoy Breakfast and meet the pilots. $7/person Location: Elks Lodge, PI
8:00am: Farmer’s Market - Located on Riverside Drive, PI
12:00pm - 8:00pm: Craft Fair and Vendors Open - Enjoy the food, shop for homemade items, and pick up a keepsake from the festival.
1:00pm - 4:00pm: Fun on the Field - Inflatables, Carnival Style Games,  Walk Through Balloon, Children’s Muster, Touch-A-Truck, and more. Event is free
2:30pm - 4:00pm: Pilot Meet and Greet - Meet the men and women who take to the skies and ask them your burning questions
5:00pm: Tickets for Tethered Ride, Go On Sale - First Come, First Served.
5:30pm: Mass Ascension - Balloon flights are weather dependent
6:00pm -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

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