The Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce’s – Balloon Festival July 5th – 7th, 2013

An annual rite of summer in Dutchess County!
Over 15 hot air balloonists from all over the country will be taking off from sites around the area all weekend.
Launches are scheduled throughout the county on Friday and Saturday evenings, and all the balloons in town will take off over the Hudson River together at 6 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

And don’t miss the special Friday and Saturday “Moon Glow” nighttime launches at Waryas Park!


Hudson River Rowing Association Boathouse – 6 a.m.


See all the balloons in town inflate and take off from the banks of the Hudson River. The Walkway Over the Hudson will be open early to accommodate spectators.

The complete list of launch sites and times can be found at

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