The largest summertime hot air balloon and music festival in North America. The premier family entertainment event in the state features the majesty and awe-inspiring sight of up to 100 sport and special shaped hot air balloons taking to the skies twice each day; a highly popular live concert series featuring Grammy Award-winning performers; children's entertainment and attractions; spectacular fireworks; a stunning nighttime hot air balloon glow; the Running with the Balloons 5K race; great food, vendors and more. And yes you can go up, up and away in your beautiful balloon --- hot air balloon rides are available to create memories that will last a lifetime!
The New Jersey Lottery Festival of Ballooning is the largest summertime hot air balloon and music festival in North America and is the premiere family entertainment attraction in New Jersey. It holds the dual distinction of being a recipient of The New Jersey Governor’s Award for Best Special Event, as well as being designated multiple times as a Top 100 Festival in North America by the American Bus Association.
Held annually at Solberg Airport in Readington, NJ, the festival truly has something for everyone! From twice daily mass ascensions of up to 100 special shape and sport hot air balloons, to headlining concerts, non-stop family entertainment, hundreds of crafters and vendors, great food, fireworks, a balloon glow, and more, the festival is jam-packed with stuff to do.