Chesco Balloon Festival is back: June 19 – 21

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New venue, more balloons & expanded schedule


Just a sampling of some of the types of balloons visitors can expect to see.

NEW GARDEN – The ninth Annual Chester County Balloon Festival is a must attend event providing family fun for all ages. This year’s Festival will take place at the New Garden Flying Field in Toughkenamon on Father’s Day weekend (June 19-21, 2015).

The airport is located at 1235 Newark Road just off Highway 1, allowing visitors from all over Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and New York convenient access. The Festival is a non-profit organization with proceeds going to the Chester County Hero Fund and other local community groups.

The expanded 3-day schedule highlights over 20 hot air balloons, including Special Shape balloons, taking flight twice per day, nightly balloon glow, untethered and tethered balloon rides, and a walk-thru balloon. Other events include:
• Saturday night fireworks
• Pt-19 and Cessna 172 plane rides
• Helicopter rides
• Future Aviators Kid Zone featuring flight simulators and other hands-on projects.
• Hops and Grapes Wine and Beer Garden
• Local bands providing daily entertainment
• Over 100 food and craft vendors
• Fire Truck Parade and Rescue Demonstrations
• Be A Diver Pool


Daytime and evening views are expected to delight visitors of all ages.

Buy your admission and flight tickets early and receive an Early Bird discount. Lawn chairs and blankets welcome–pull up some grass and enjoy the entertainment from the ground up.

For details on events, schedule, ticket, vendor and sponsorship opportunities, and more, visit, Twitter @ccballoonfest, and Facebook.

Additional contacts: Jon Martin is the venue director # 610 268 2619 and Rick Schimpf is the Balloonmeister 610 476 1342.

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