Spiedie Fest and Balloon Rally

Westview Station
Binghamton, NY 13901

607-765-6604

Festival Facts

  • The festival began as a spiedie cooking contest in 1983.
  • The first official Spiedie Fest and Balloon Rally took place in 1985.
  • Each year the festival is held the first full weekend in August.
  • Attendance has grown over the years - the festival currently sees between 90,000 and 100,000 admissions per year.
  • The festival is a non-profit organization that donates proceeds to community charities.
  • Since inception, the SpiedieFest and Balloon Rally has donated over $1 million dollars to local charities.
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