These Pics From the Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival Are Breathtaking

You don’t have to wait until next year to get a glimpse of all the hot-air action.

Miss the annual Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival at Barton Orchards in Poughquag? Fear not. Here’s a quick photographic recap of the weekend-long event, featuring snapshots of the mass launches, fireworks show, and of course, the famous “moon launch.” And if you captured a killer shot, share it with us on Instagram by tagging us or using #hvmag.




Up, up, and (almost) away 🎈| #hvballoon #andnorth #hudsonvalley

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Thank you balloonist Scott Saxton for this glorious shot from this morning! #nofilter #hvballoon

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A few moments of magical light just as the first few balloons inflated this morning.

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Good Morning from the Hudson Valley. #hudsonvalley #hudvalleyphoto #hudsonvalleyny #hotairballoonfestival #rural

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