Hot air balloons float above the Cambridge Valley each June, making this weekend such a spectacular event.  It is exciting for both new and returning spectators to see these majestic balloons launch from the school.  Rides are available, and can be purchased directly from the pilots.




2018 information coming soon

2017 Balloons and sponsors


Happy Camper
Sponsored by: TeamTinkham of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services

Pilot: Mark Donahue – Balloonmeister

Queensbury, New York
No rides for hire at this festival

Mark may also fly Spirit of Cambridge
during the weekend

Light ‘N’ Up
Sponsored by: The American Legion Family

Pilot: Michael Ranieri
Oneonta, New York
For ride info, contact:



Sponsored by:Cambridge Valley Livestock Market and the McLenithan Family

Pilot: Rob Swinton
Queensbury, New York
For ride info, contact
(518) 761-2694, (518) 683-1280,
or visit



The Balloon formerly known as Dark Star
Sponsored by: W.R. Coolidge & Co.

Pilot: Bill Hughes
Beacon, New York
For ride info: 1-888-999-2461
or visit


Sponsored By: Green Bridge Communications

Pilot: Glenn D. Horton
Woodbourne, New York
For ride info:
(845) 436-5027




Dakota & Break Time
Sponsored by: Fred’s Granville Pharmacy and Devine Properties

Pilot: Ron Cassidy

Candia, New Hampshire
No rides for hire at this festival

Ron also flies Break Time
during the course of the weekend

Divided Sky
Sponsored by: Noble Ace Hardware

Pilot: Andrew Avon
Lake George, New York
We will be accepting rides
at this festival.






Wild Ride
Sponsored by:Glens Falls National Bank

Pilot: David Markowitz
Maryland, New York
No rides for hire at this festival




Friendship Too

Pilot: Mark Pluta
Saratoga Springs, NY

No rides for hire at this festival


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