July 28-30 2017

Solberg Airport - Readington, NJ

1-800-HOT-AIR-9

Countdown to Festival Fun!

 

Until the 2017
 Quick Chek New Jersey
Festival of Ballooning!

 

 

Purple Bee - Left
2016 Balloon Right 2

Ticket Policy

General Ticket Policy:
  • Balloon ascensions are scheduled for 6:30 am & 6:30 pm.  All balloon activity is wind & weather permitting.  Please guard your tickets carefully - just like cash!  There will be NO REISSUES for lost or stolen tickets. Sorry, NO REFUNDS, NO RESALE.
  • Ticket prices are subject to change without notice, and will be full price from July 27-30, 2017.  The earlier you buy, the more you save.
  • Children's pricing is for ages 4-12 (children 3 and under are free).
  • Patrons may leave the festival grounds and re-enter using the same admission ticket - ON THE SAME DAY ONLY.
  • This transaction will show up on your credit card as having come from Balloonfestival.com.
  • Ticket holder assumes all risks and dangers incidental to attendance at and participation in this event. By accepting admission with this ticket you agree to release the QuickChek NJ Festival of Ballooning, Festival of Ballooning, Inc., Solberg Airport, its employees, sponsors, agents and pilots and crews from any and all responsibilities and liabilities arising from or which are in any matter whatsoever directly or indirectly related to any loss, injury, cause of action or damage which you may incur as a result of attending this event.  We may refuse admission or expel and person whose conduct is objectionable.  Ticket holder is also required to comply with all safety rules, posted signs, and instructions of event personnel.  Tickets may not be resold.  Tickets not obtained from the Festival office or an authorized outlet may be stolen, lost or counterfeit and will not be honored.  No coolers, bottles, cans or food permitted.  Please, no pets, bicycles, skateboards or drones.
  • For General Admission tickets, please visit any QuickChek store (click here for store locator), or click here to order your tickets at home. Only General Admission tickets can be purchased at QuickChek; there is no service fee on General Admission tickets purchased at QuickChek. There will be a $3.50 per ticket service fee for Child General Admission tickets and a $4.00 per ticket service fee for Adult General Admission tickets ordered via balloonfestival.com. Concert and VIP tickets will have a $4.50 or $5.50 per ticket service fee depending on the face value of the ticket ( $4.50 for face value under $60.00 or $5.50 for face value over $60.00). Balloon ride tickets will have a $7.50 per ticket service fee. 
  • Ticket prices include all applicable taxes.
General Admission Ticket Specific Policies: 
  • Please print confirmation and ticket pages and present the ticket(s) for entrance to the event.
  • General Admission ticket(s) are good for any (1) day of the festival.
  • General Admission ticket(s) includes LAWN seating for attended day’s concert(s).    
Balloon Ride Ticket Specific Policies:
  • If the passenger(s) fail to arrive at the balloon ride operations tent 15 minutes prior to the scheduled launch, their seat will be forfeited and no refund will be issued.
  • If a flight is cancelled, you have (2) options:
  1. You can be rescheduled for another flight during the festival if space is available.
  2. Only if the flight is cancelled by the festival, you will be able to receive a full refund for the balloon ride portion of your purchase.
  • Important! Please have EACH PASSENGER print out the Balloon Ride Passenger Release Form, PRINT, read, sign and MAIL BACK to the office. The form can be found at www.balloonfestival.com/balloonridewaiver 
  • Please return VIA MAIL. Your ride(s) cannot be assigned until we have received the HARD-COPY signed waiver at our office. 
  • Please mail to:
                    The Festival of Ballooning, Inc
                    Attn: Balloon Ride Operations 
                    363 Rt. 46 West, Suite 200
                    Fairfield, NJ 07004
  • The festival is held rain or shine. Balloon rides are wind and weather permitting.
  • Please print confirmation and ticket pages and present the ticket(s) at the balloon ride tent, treat them as you would a boarding pass for any commercial flight.
  • Instructions on your Balloon Rides can be seen at our website: http://balloonfestival.com/balloons/ride-info
  • Arrival Times: 
                     for 6:30 AM flights - arrive at Festival by 5:15 AM
                     for 6:30 PM flights - arrive at Festival by 5:15 PM 
  • *Please note there will be heavy traffic in the evening hours around 5pm. Please leave ample time to ensure you do not miss your flight.  
VIP Sunrise Breakfast Ticket Specific Policies:
  • **Tickets ordered after JULY 21st will NOT be mailed and will be HELD AT WILL CALL and will NOT include VIP parking. **
  • Your VIP Sunrise Breakfast Ticket(s) will be mailed to you beginning in June.
  • Your VIP Sunrise Breakfast Ticket (s) is only valid for the day which you selected when purchasing .
  • Your VIP Sunrise Breakfast Ticket (s) permits you access to the VIP areas and amenities from 6am-10am. After 10am you will have access to the General Admission areas and amenities only.  
VIP Blue Sky Club, No Reserved Concert Seat Ticket Specific Policies:
  • **Tickets ordered after JULY 21st will NOT be mailed and will be HELD AT WILL CALL and will NOT include VIP parking. **
  • Your VIP Blue Sky Club Ticket(s) will be mailed to you beginning in June
  • Your VIP Blue Sky Club Ticket(s) tickets are only valid for the day which you selected when purchasing.  
  • VIP Blue Sky Club, No Reserved Concert Seat ticket includes LAWN seating for concerts.  
 
VIP Reserved Headliner Concert Seat Ticket Specific Policies:
  • **Tickets ordered after JULY 21st will NOT be mailed and will be HELD AT WILL CALL and will NOT include VIP parking. **
  • VIP Reserved Headliner Concert Seat Ticket (s) includes reserved seat for evening's concert.
  • VIP Reserved Headliner Concert Seat Ticket (s) includes admission to the VIP Blue Sky Club tent adjacent to the balloon launch field.
  • VIP Reserved Headliner Concert Seat credentials will be mailed starting mid-June.
  • Inclement weather for any outdoor performances or events is not cause for a refund unless a performance or event is actually cancelled. A performance that has begun, but is shortened due to severe weather conditions, is not cause for a full or partial refund. 
VIP Reserved Teen Sensation Concert Seat Ticket Specific Policies:
  • **Tickets ordered after JULY 21st will NOT be mailed and will be HELD AT WILL CALL. VIP Reserved Teen Sensation Concert Seat Ticket(s) DO NOT include access to VIP area or amenities nor VIP parking. **
  • VIP Reserved Teen Sensation Seat Ticket (s) includes reserved seat for Teen Sensation concert.
  • VIP Reserved Teen Sensation Concert Seat credentials will be mailed starting mid-June.
  • Inclement weather for any outdoor performances or events is not cause for a refund unless a performance or event is actually cancelled. A performance that has begun, but is shortened due to severe weather conditions, is not cause for a full or partial refund. 

Please take the time to read through the festival FAQ's for more information.
 
 If you have any questions, or would like assistance with your order, please call 1-800-HOT-AIR-9.