Schedule

 

Events will be held at the Northern Maine Fairgrounds unless otherwise noted.

 
 

Thursday

August 22


5:30 pm

Ribbon Burning Ceremony

Opening Ceremony

5:30 Pm

Mass Ascension

Balloon flights are weather dependant

TBD

Street Fair

Rock the block on Main Street

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Friday

August 23


5:30 AM

Mass Ascension

Balloon flights are weather dependant

4:00 - 9:00 pm

Craft Fair and Vendors Open

Enjoy the food, shop for homemade items, and pick up a keepsake from the festival.

5:30 pm

Mass Ascension

Balloon flights are weather dependant

6:30 pm

Tethered Balloon Rides

A great chance to get a small taste of riding high in the sky.

6:30 - 8:30

TBD Live Band

On the stage behind the Forestry Building

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Dusk

Moon Glow

View the beauty of hot air balloons glowing in the dark

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Saturday

August 24

5:30 AM

Mass Ascension

Balloon flights are weather dependant

7:00 - 10:00 am

Pilot and Crew Breakfast

Enjoy Breakfast and meet the pilots. $TBD
Location: TBD

8:00 am

Citywide Yardsale

No registrations, no maps, just folks having a yardsale

11:00 am - 9:00 pm

Craft Fair and Vendors Open

Enjoy the food, shop for homemade items, and pick up a keepsake from the festival.

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Kids Karnival

For Kids 10 & under. Games, prizes, inflatables, a kids’ muster by the Fire Dept. and more. Event is free
Location: The Forum

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1:00 Pm - 3:00 pm

Family Fun on the Field

Inflatables, hula hoops, miniature golf, bubbles, parachute games, and more. Event is free

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3:00 Pm - 5:00 pm

Pilot Meet and Greet

Meet the men and women who take to the skies and ask them your burning questions.

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5:30 pm

Mass Ascension

Balloon flights are weather dependant

6:30 pm

Tethered Balloon Rides

A great chance to get a small taste of riding high in the sky.

6:30 - 8:30

TBD Live Band

On the stage behind the Forestry Building

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Dusk

Moon Glow

View the beauty of hot air balloons glowing in the dark

 

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Sunday

August 25

5:30 AM

Mass Ascension

Balloon flights are weather dependant