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    New Jersey Festival of Ballooning


    The 28th Annual Quick Chek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning took place this weekend, July 23 - 25, 2010 at Whitehouse Station, New Jersey.  It is the largest summertime hot air balloon and music festival in the country.


    One minute the ground was covered with deflated balloons then, in a matter of minutes, the sky was filled with whimsical floating strawberries, golf balls, and luck of the Irish.


    Over 175,000 hot air balloon fans attended this event and  a great time was had by all. The festival-goers g0t more than hot air, the concert stage was packed too.


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