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Geisinger’s Dream Big Hot Air Balloon Festival

Oct 06, 2017 12:02PM ● By Erica Shames

Geisinger's Dream Big Hot Air Balloon Festival takes place Saturday, Oct. 6, starting at 7 a.m. and continuing through 5:30 p.m., at Spyglass Ridge Winery, Sunbury.    

Eleven professional hot air balloonists will fill the skies with their vibrant vessels during this family-friendly event. 

Activities include a liftoff pancake breakfast, balloon rides (tethered and untethered), live bands, food trucks, children's activities, and professional and amateur photo competitions.

Rain or shine. Gates open at 6.30 a.m. and admission is free. Parking is $5.

  • 7-9 a.m. pancake breakfast hosted by Greater Susquehanna Valley Young Professionals. $10 for adults; $5 for children
  • 10 a.m. Komotion Dance, Danville
  • 10:30 a.m. Downtown Dance, Lewisburg
  • 11 a.m.-noon Chicken Tractor
  • 12:30-2 p.m. Bret Alexander & Friends
  • 2:45-4 p.m. Royal Benson
  • 4:15-5:30 p.m. Runaway Stroller

Proceeds will benefit Geisinger’s Comprehensive Breast Care Program, which treats all areas of breast health with a focus on the early detection and prevention of breast cancer.

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