New Jersey Lottery Festival of Ballooning Thanks Educators


Offers discounts for this summer’s festival

The 39th Annual New Jersey Hot Air Balloon Festival, the largest summer balloon and music festival in North America, rewards educators who continue to give as much of themselves, with discounts to attend this year’s festival .

The three-day festival features the majestic and awe-inspiring spectacle of up to 100 sporty and specially shaped hot air balloons flying twice a day above the scenic countryside of Hunterdon County. The event also includes a series of live concerts featuring Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Todd Rundgren, preeminent progressive rock band Kansas, multi-platinum rock band Collective Soul and recording artist children’s book Laurie Berkner. There’s also a nighttime hot air balloon, fireworks, family entertainment and attractions, the Running with the Balloons 5K, kiddie rides, exciting interactive exhibits, hundreds of artisans and food vendors, and Moreover.

The festival will be held July 29-31, 2022 at Solberg Airport in Readington.

Hot air balloon rides are available at the festival, adding another dimension to the unforgettable memories this event has created for generations.

Teachers, instructional support professionals, and administrators at public and private K-12 schools and colleges/universities can save $5 on general admission tickets by visiting

Seating on the lawn for the concerts is included in the general admission price.

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