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New Jersey Festival of Balloons

New Jersey Festival of Balloons

Enjoy the largest summertime hot air balloon and music festival in North America and the premiere family entertainment attraction in New Jersey.

See the mass ascensions of up to 100 special shape and sport hot air balloons, non-stop family entertainment, crafters, great food, and more.


Tour Includes

  • Transportation

  • Admission to the New Jersey Festival of Ballooning

  • Requires Extended Amounts of Walking

Day 1

The New Jersey Festival of Ballooning holds the dual distinction of being a recipient of The New Jersey Governor's Award for Best Special Event, as well as being designated as a Top 100 Festival in North America by the American Bus Association. From the mass ascension of up to 100 special shape and sport hot air balloons, non-stop family entertainment, hundreds of crafters and vendors, great food and more, the festival is jam-packed with stuff to do.

Timed Itinerary

No stops will be made while traveling to or from our destination today.
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM Free Time at the Festival
6:30 PM Hot Air Balloon Mass Ascension (wind or weather permitting)
9:30 PM Depart for home

Please note

Our intention is to run each tour as originally planned and published. However, if deemed necessary to do so, Perkiomen Tours reserves the right to make changes to tour components, schedules or itineraries without prior notification.

Tips for Perkiomen motorcoach drivers and tour escorts are not included in the price of this tour. We feel that these gratuities should be extended on an individual basis and dictated by the level of service provided.

Motorcoach seating is assigned at the time of reservation but can not be guaranteed. Although we do our best to keep each traveler in the seat assigned at the time of reservation, there are times that it is necessary to move seat locations. Please be sure to verify your final seat number(s) with the driver at the time of boarding.

To fully participate in this tour may require extended amounts of walking. There may be steps, inclines, uneven surfaces or extended periods of standing. Participants with physical limitation should take this into consideration.

Please feel free to bring along your lawn chair, if so desired. 


Although there are shade tents scattered throughout the festival, due to the nature of the festival, shade is limited. 


Dining options are scattered throughout the festival grounds. Offerings include, but are not limited to:

  • Mouth-Watering Hot or Sweet Italian Sausage Sandwiches

  • Cheesesteaks

  • 1/3 lb. Charbroiled Hamburgers

  • All Beef Hot Dogs

  • Freshly-Made Pizza

  • International delights, including authentic Greek and Asian foods

  • Fresh Salads

  • Grilled Chicken Sandwiches

  • Smoothies

  • Fresh Fruit

  • "Hot Air Balloon" Funnel Cake


The Balloon Ascension is wind or weather permitting, the rest of the event is held rain or shine.



Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details Times
Lehigh Valley/Bethlehem Valley Plaza Shopping Center - near Dunkin Donuts
1870 Catasauqua Rd, Allentown, PA 18109
Pennsburg - Motorcoach Perkiomen Tours Office
875 Main St, Pennsburg, PA 18073
Quakertown - Turnpike Quakertown Turnpike
Route 663 Park & Ride
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