Annual QuickChek NJ Festival of Ballooning
The QuickChek New Jersey 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.
Pilots are provided with the following:
• Friday morning media flight + 5 scheduled ascensions (Friday PM - Sunday PM)
• Paid passenger rides
• Up to $15,000 in prize money/gifts
• Propane for all flights
• Pilot hotel room for pilots traveling over 30 miles
• Pilot Gift Pack
• Pre-launch meals for pilots & crew
• Friday evening Pilot Party following launch
- Solberg Airport
- 37 Thor Solberg Rd
- New Jersey
Held annually at Solberg Airport in Readington, NJ, the festival truly has something for everyone! From twice daily mass ascensions of up to 125 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.