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Balloon Rides

Pittsfield Rotary Balloon Festival

August 01 - August 03, 2014

Drake Field
Pittsfield, NH United States 03263
1st weekend August

BALLOON LAUNCH(s) DUSK AND DAWN
BEGINNING DUSK FRIDAY, ENDING DAWN SUNDAY
WORLD FAMOUS FOOD VENDORS
Including Rotary Breakfasts
ENTERTAINMENT -Fri/Saturday
FULL CARNIVAL - Saturday
CRAFT FAIR - Saturday
HELICOPTER RIDES - Fri/Saturday
TETHERED BALLOON RIDES - Saturday
Balloon Glow and Fireworks - Saturday 8pm
Transportation to and from field - from designated locations (nominal donation)
AND MUCH, MUCH MORE...

DATES & TIMES
Friday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
Saturday: 5:30am - 11:00pm
Sunday: 5:30am - 10:00am

LOCATION:
Drake Field Pittsfield New Hampshire

FEES:
Entrance: FREE ($5.00 suggested donation)
Parking: FREE
Shuttles between parking lots and field: $1/Person (Each Ride)
Food, Beverages, Carnival Amusements, Helicopter Rides, & Tethered Hot Air Balloon Rides all have separate charges.

RULES:
No Smoking, No Pets (due to food being served). Bags, coolers, backpacks and other containers except for childcare and medical needs are not allowed. No: cans, glass, alcohol, skateboards, bikes or weapons. are allowed. All bags subject to inspection.

Hot Air Balloon Launch Schedule:
Friday: 5:00 6:00 pm Afternoon Hot Air Balloon Liftoff
Saturday: 5:30 6:00 am Dawn Hot Air Balloon Liftoff
Saturday: 5:00 6:00 pm Afternoon Hot Air Balloon Liftoff
Saturday: 8:30 pm Night Glow (Hot Air Balloons Light Up On Ground, No Launch)
Sunday: 5:30 6:00 am Dawn Farewell Mass Ascension Balloon Liftoff

Fireworks:
Saturday: At Dusk

Directions to get to Pittsfield:

From the East:
Take Route 4/202 from seacoast to Epsom Traffic Circle
From the circle go North on Rt. 28 into Pittsfield.

From the South:
Take I-93 North to Exit 15
I-393/4/202 to Epsom Traffic Circle
From the circle go North on Rt. 28 into Pittsfield.

From the West:
Take Route 9 & 202 to I-89, Concord Exit
Take I-93 to I-393 exit 15
Take I-393 to end, pick up Rt. 4 & 202 to Epsom Traffic Circle
From the circle go North on NH 28 into Pittsfield.

From the North:
Take I-93 South to exit 15
I-393/4/202 to Epsom Traffic Circle
From the circle go North on Rt. 28 into Pittsfield.

Web Site: http://www.pittsfield-nh.com/publicinfo/balloonfestival/index.htm
Scott Brown
603-435-6854
Email: SBrown at paigeinsurance dot com