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Photography Adirondack Balloon Festival: Glens Falls, N.Y. 12801

Annual Adirondack Balloon Festival
On Location:
Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport, Queensbury, NY

A sundry of colorful hot air balloons, musical entertainment, travel exhibits, kite flying demonstrations and a display of military aircraft. Don’t miss the festival’s Moon-glow in Battlefield Park and fireworks display over Lake George.

  • Date(s): Saturday & Sunday, September 24–25, 2011

  • Safari cost: $ 225.00 (carpooling can be arranged upon request)

  • By Subrato Bhattacharya
  • Safari/Workshop: Glens Falls, Queensbury, Lake George New York 


    Saturday - Sept. 24
    Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport - Queensbury
    6 p.m. - Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport
    Flight of 90+ balloons and special shape balloons
    Battlefield Park, Lake George Village

    8:00 p.m. MOON-GLOW (weather permitting) - 15 tethered balloons 
    8:30 p.m. A spectacular FIREWORKS display over the lake

    Sunday - Sept. 25
    Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport - Queensbury
    6:30 a.m. - Flight of 90+ balloons including special shapes
    9 a.m. - Entertainment Tent including Rock climbing wall,
    kids fun activities, kite flying, Balloon Festival art show,
    military aircraft display, tourism display.

    Students may work in digital media or film (black-and-white or color). All formats are welcome.

  • Starts promptly at 3:00pm on Saturday and will be cancelled only in case of severely inclement weather. All balloon events are held weather permitting.Meet at the entrance of Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport Hanger, Queensbury, NY.The safari / workshop ends on Sunday after the show.

  • Safari: Limited to 12 people

  • Visit the official website here for more information

Note: Proceeds (fee) will go directly towards helping the white-clad widows, the forbidden “out-caste” and the untouchable eunuchs, shunned as members of the “third sex” by the Indian society. All collected money will be donated to a non-profit organization consisting of volunteers interested in dedicating their expertise and time to fight a wide variety of social injustices in India.