Philly Balloon & Music Festival Info

Balloon Festival Overview

The Philly Balloon & Music Festival is a one-of-a-kind special event in Chester County, Pennsylvania. Hosted in the town of Glenmoore, PA the year’s most high-flying upcoming event features the mass launch of dozens of big, beautiful balloons, family entertainment, fireworks, delicious food,  This is a family-friendly event, suitable for all ages with good food and music in the heart of the Chester County Countryside.

Join the festival! You don’t have to fly to have fun — enjoy the spectacle from the ground while engulfed by great local music, food, and entertainment.  

You can even stay the weekend with many great accommodations available in Chester County’s Brandywine Valley

Balloon Ascensions:

Friday: 6:00 am (media flight) and 6:00 pm mass ascension
Saturday: 6:00 am and 6:00 pm
Sunday: 6:00 am and 6:00 pm 
*ascensions are wind and weather permitting

Want to fly in a balloon?
Advance tickets purchase for flights is required – Book A Balloon Flight Ticket

Do you have fly to enjoy the balloon ascensions? No! Spectating from the ground is just as magical.

How much does a flight ticket cost?
Flight Tickets – starting at $325/person (buy here)

Festival Dates & Costs

Friday July 1st & Monday July 4th Prices:

  • Adults: $20 (13 years and above)
  • Youth: $10 (5 years and above)
  • Others: Free (4 years and under)
  • Promo Code for Youth Tickets for $2 Off for up to 6 tickets

Saturday July 2nd & Sunday July 3rd Prices:

  • Adults: $30 (13 years and above)
  • Youth: $15 (5 years and above)
  • Others: Free (4 years and under)
  • Promo Code for Youth Tickets for $4 Off for up to 6 tickets

Admission passes include:

  • Entry to festival grounds
  • Kids activities
  • Access to stage entertainment
  • Not included: Ax Throwing, Balloon Rides, Food, Beverages
Play Video about Balloon Fest Mass Acsension at sunrise
FEstival Highlights

Experience The Philly Balloon and Music Festival as dozens of colorful balloons lift off and fill the skies of the Philadelphia skyline. With music, food trucks, and activities for all ages, there’s no better way to celebrate America than with this one-of-a-kind festival.

Food Truck Food - Tacos - Up Close And Good Looking

Food Trucks

Tethered Balloon Ride Passengers With Hat On

Tethered Rides

Balloon Glow - Multiple Hot Air Balloons Lighting Up The Night At Ground Level

Balloon Glow

Festival Beer Sampler Locally Brewed Near Glenmoore, Pa

Beer & Wine

Family Poses For A Selfie Inside A Hot Air Balloon

Family Fun

Philly Balloon Fest Mass Ascension

Mass Balloon Ascension

Hot Air Balloon With Passengers Taking Off With Large Flame

Balloon Flights

Kids Bouncehouse With Kid Jumping At A Festival

Bounce Houses

Fourth Of July Firework Display At Night


Car Show At Philly Balloon Fest

Car Show

Reptile Show At The Philly Balloon Festival


Barry Delibero America 1 Chester Springs Pa

And much more!

Two Ways To Experience

From The Air | From the Ground

Sunrise Balloon Mass Ascension

Fly on a Balloon

Book a ticket for a ride on one of the festival balloons and lift off with the dozens of balloons that will dot the Chester County horizon. Morning and evening flights are available Friday-Monday.

Hot Air Balloons Lighting Up For Balloon Glow

Fun on the Ground

Not flying in a balloon? No problem! With a general admission pass you can watch the majestic scene of mass balloon launch and balloon glows while enjoying lots of food and entertainment.

Festival Map

Philly Balloon Fest 2022 Map

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Balloon Launches will be at 6 am and 6:00 pm. See the full schedule 

There will be music and shows all weekend long! Please see our schedule of events here.

Balloons are very weather dependent and generally there can be no rain or thunderstorms in the area and the winds have to be stable and calm.

Announcements will be made over the PA system at the festival, on our website and on Facebook.

Yes, parking is $15 per car and covers the shuttle ride to and from the festival grounds. See more info on our parking and directions page.

The event does not allow pets except for service animals.

To fly in the balloons the age requirement is 6 and up but there is none to attend the event!

3-5 minutes and fly up to25 to 50 feet depending on the weather.

Yes, general admission tickets will need to be purchased for the event. If you book a balloon ride, your general admission ticket is included in your balloon ticket.

General admissions pass purchases are non-refundable and all sales are final. If any festival days are canceled due to weather, unused tickets will be honored for the following year.

Lawn chairs and blankets are permitted in the stage area only. Lawn chairs and blankets will not be permitted on the fields as they are trip hazards for the balloon crews and festival participants.

Ludwig’s Corner Horse Show, 1326 Pottstown Pike, Glenmoore, PA 19343

A balloon glow is a spectacular sight where the pilots set up their balloons after dark and use the burners and fire to make the balloons glow in the dark!

Yes! we do have some handicap accessible balloons available.

40+ balloons at this event.

Beer and wine will be available for purchase but no alcoholic beverages may be brought into the festival.

Yes. Personal coolers are allow.

Chester County has many great options if you are planning a weekend getaway — See the Chester County’s Brandywine Valley website for more info.