This year the Hot Air Balloon Festival celebrates its 21st year in beautiful Warren County, New Jersey. Enjoy the balloons each evening as they launch around 6:30 pm, every night of the Fair. Always wanted to take a ride? Take it off your bucket list and schedule your full flight today! A little hesitant? Try a tethered ride - a short up and down - and get a view of the Fair from the air!
Big Easy Easton Brass band will be escorting the Fair Queen Candidates through the fairgrounds Monday evening in a New Orleans-style Second Line parade at 6:30 p.m. before their competition, which starts at 7:30 p.m. on the Dance Floor. The band will then play a short concert, location TBS.
IMPORTANT UPDATE: Antique Tractor Pull moved to Sunday, August 1, 8 am. (Registration 7-8:30 am)
There are plenty of ways that one can become involved in the Fair. There are over 50 contests to enter. From baking and handwork in the Home & Garden building, several Horse Shows, car, truck, motorcycle and Antique Tractor show and even a show for your pet. Women, start the week off with some serious competitiors in the Fry Pan Throwing contest. For boys, girls, men and women this is followed by the NEW Ag Olympics Team Obstacle Course.
This year will mark the 21st annual Balloon Festival in Warren County, NJ. In 2020 the event moved to sponsor WCCC, in an exhibition of balloons and drones. The event kept the larger event, the Warren County Farmers' Fair, on the minds of many, looking forward to the return in 2021.
Presented by Alston Construction
Please check www.balloonfestnj.com for details.
One of the best things at the Fair is all the value-added events during the week! Enjoy the mass balloon launches each evening. Visit the Kids Corral (note new location for 2021) where all shows and activities are free of charge for fairgoers. Enjoy the Garden and Antique Tractor Pulls, for free, in the Main arena. In 2021 we're back stronger than ever and have some great, free, musical entertainment throughout the week. That is just to name a few free things to see and do at the Fair. For a complete list check out our Schedule of Events here.
If you are looking for an affordable way to educate as well as entertain your little ones, look no further than the Fair. Not only will your child be entertained by the animals and tractors, but there is an entire section dedicated to their entertainment daily. Check out our Kids Corral. Note: the Kids' Corral, for 2021 only, will be located in what is traditionally, the Traditional Arts Expo building. (The Trad Arts Expo will return in 2022!)
Check back over the next couple months as we work on a schedule of safe activities for the Kids Corral and the Fair.
The Fair had made big plans for 2020 but Covid-19 had other plans. No matter! All the more time to make the 2021 bigger and better. We welcome the McDaniel Brothers Shows and their kiddie rides, thrill rides, carnival food and games!
We also welcome Czig Meister Craft Brewery on opening and closing day Saturday, as well as Friday, during Fair hours.
Enjoy Free musical entertainment throughout the week!
New in the Horse Ring on opening day Saturday afternoon, will be an Ag Olympic Team Obstacle Course event. Start building your team now!
Explore the new Warren Garden Club "Garden Path" and more!