The One Of A Kind Festival You Won’t Find Anywhere But Connecticut

Connecticut has its fair share of festivals, ranging from agricultural appreciation to classical carnival fun. But there’s one annual event that residents just can’t get enough of. The Plainville Fire Company Hot Air Balloon Festival is a three-day spectacle that’s full of magic. You’ll definitely want to mark your calendars for this high-flying event!

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

To see the festival in action, check out this epic video from last year’s celebration:
The Plainville Fire Company Hot Air Balloon Festival is August 25 – 27 this year! It takes place at Norton Park, South Washington St, Plainville, Connecticut 06062. A free bus service will transport you from the parking area to the event space.

You can check out more state festivals here.