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Balloon Festival 2015


An annual rite of summer in Dutchess County! 

July 10-12, 2015

The Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce will host the 25th Annual Mid-Hudson Balloon Festival on July 10, 11 and 12, 2015.  This event will prove, once again, the tremendous pride the community has in its cities and towns. It has grown and expanded demonstrating the enormous collaboration among leaders, businesses, schools, organizations and residents within our community.

A total of about 100 balloon launches are planned throughout the weekend, utilizing a record 25 balloons. On Friday and Saturday evenings (6 p.m.) we plan mass launches on the banks of the Hudson River from the area just south of Shadows on the Hudson. On Saturday and Sunday mornings (6 a.m.) we plan mass launches from the Dutchess County Airport. There will also be moon-glows planned during the evening hours.

* See pictures on the Chamber's Facebook page

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