Schedule of Events

 

Thursday – August 21

5-9 pm Street Fair (Presque Isle Elks Lodge #1954) - Main Street.

5:30 pm Mass Ascension

 

Friday – August 22

Courtesy of PJ Vance

5:30 am Mass Ascension

4-9 pm Craft Fair and Vendors Open

5 pm Tethered Balloon Rides $10/12+ $5/under 12 –  weather permitting, Tickets will be limited to 150, on a first come, first serve basis.

5:30 pm Ribbon Burning Ceremony/Mass Ascension                   

6:30 pm Open Mic Night – Sponsored by Caribou and Presque Isle Inn & Convention Centers

Dusk – Balloon Glow

Saturday – August 23

Photo Courtesy of: Starr Marchetto, “To the Moon and Back”

5:30 am Mass Ascension

7-10 am Pilot and Crew Breakfast – Chapman Snowmobile Club

Everyone is invited to join in the club’s world famous breakfast and meet the balloon pilots

8 am City Wide Yards Sale – Put up a sign and join in.

11am-9pm Craft Fair and Vendors Open

 10am-1pm Kiwanis Youth Day -  The Forum

 5 pm Tethered Balloon Rides $10/12+ $5/under 12 –  weather permitting, Tickets will be limited to 150, on a first come, first serve basis.

5:30 pm Mass Ascension

6:30-8:30 Sound Friendships – Rock & Roll

Dusk – Balloon Glow

Outdoor Movie “Up!” after the Glow

Sunday – August 24

5:30 am Mass Ascension

8:30 am Sponsor and Landowner Breakfast - Presque Isle Inn and Convention Center, Public Welcome, $10/person

10:00 am Balloon Fest 5K Road Race – Sponsored by Aroostook Teen Leadership Camp – a leadership development and drug prevention program serving Aroostook County teens

5K Road Race beginning at The Forum, Registration 8-9:45 AM at The Forum

Race starts at 10 AM, 5K Course starts at the Mechanic Street entrance at The Forum and takes a 5K loop to NMCC and back, Fee is $10, Shirts for the 1st 20 registrants, Medals will be awarded to the overall female and male winners, 3 classes: under 12, 12-18, and 18 and older, Water & snacks will be available at the end of the race.

First Place winner  (18 and Over) 2013

 

Photo Contest First Place winner
(18 and Over)
2013

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