On Friday September 1st through Saturday the 2nd, the skies over Oneonta will come alive with beautiful and colorful hot air balloons as Neahwa Park, Oneonta plays host to the 2017 Susquehanna Balloon Festival.

The free event kicks off on Friday evening from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. with live music, balloon launches (at 6 p.m.) food vendors and more.  The fun continues Saturday with a 6 a.m. balloon launch, a 9:30 a.m. Phoenix Color Dash, music by DJ Justino, food vendors from 2 to 9 p.m., along with bounce houses, a classic car show, live music and a spectacular balloon glow at dusk.  

For details visit the Susquehanna Balloon Festival Facebook page.  

Balloon launches are weather permitting.  To book a ride, visit BalloonNY.com.