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Western Pennsylvania Balloon Quest

New Castle, PA
July 11 - July 14, 2018
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Western Pennsylvania Balloon Quest, sponsored by the Union Township Volunteer Fire Dept, will take place from Wednesday, July 11th through Sunday, July 14th (with balloon launches only on the morning of the 15th), located at Scotland Meadows Park in New Castle.

The festival features hot air balloon launches, carnival rides, lots of great food, entertainment, demonstrations, and much more. Admission to the festival is free.

Wednesday, July 11th is Preview Night where the carnival, food, and vendors will be open.

Thursday night will feature the Balloon Glow at 9:15pm. Hot air balloon launches will take place on Friday evening, Saturday morning & evening, and Sunday morning. Sunday will only have balloon launches in the morning with no carnival/food/etc.

Unlimited ride armband specials are Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 6-11pm for $16 per armband. On Saturday there are two armband sessions from 1-5pm for $10 per armband & 6-11pm for $16 per armband.

Check the official website for a complete list of activities and times.


  • Wednesday & Thursday: 6pm – 11pm
  • Friday: 5pm – 11pm
  • Saturday: 1pm – 11pm
  • Sunday: Balloon launches only starting at 6:30am


  • Free admission and free parking

Event Sites & Contact

Vendor Info

For vendor inquiries, check the vendor page at the official Balloon Quest website.


Scotland Meadows, 16101, 1945 Wilson Dr, New Castle, PA 16101

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