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Crown of Maine Balloon Fest

August 22 - August 25

The Crown of Maine Balloon Fest offers a weekend of hot air balloons, kids events, music, other family friendly fun.

ALWAYS THE WEEKEND BEFORE LABOR DAY WEEKEND

Crown of Maine Balloon Fest

Aroostook County is steeped in ballooning history. In 1978, the Double Eagle II launched from Presque Isle and made the first successful crossing of the Atlantic.  In 1984, Joe Kittinger became the first person to make the solo Transatlantic balloon journey, launching from Caribou.  In 2013 Jonathan Trappe launched his attempted trans-Atlantic balloon flight using 365 individual helium balloons and established a world record for distance, when he landed in Newfoundland.

Each year, The Crown of Maine Balloon Fest offers a weekend of events for the whole family featuring hot air balloons, kids events, music, other family friendly fun!

Details

Start:
August 22
End:
August 25
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Website:
combf.org

Venue

Northern Maine Fairgrounds
84 Mechanic St.
Presque Isle, ME 04769