Proud Jersey Girl Erin Vogt was sad to see the dawn launch Friday for the 34th Annual QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning rained out — but meteorologist Dan Zarrow is predicting dry mornings Saturday and Sunday. Good news for early risers!

New Jersey 101.5 invites you to stop by and see us at the festival, rain or shine.

The festival runs July 29 through July 31 at Solberg Airport in Readington. There's a full schedule of events that includes amusement rides, magicians, jugglers — even a lady getting firing from a cannon!

There are evening balloon launches — featuring more than 100 hot air balloons — each day at dusk, and there are 6 a.m. launches Saturday and Sunday. Rides in the hot air balloons are available as well.

Sunday is the annual Running with the Balloons 5K.

New Jersey 101.5 will be there throughout the weekend.

Saturday, July 30: Catch Craig Allen broadcasting LIVE from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., followed by the Jersey Prize Team from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Then catch KC & The Sunshine Band performing at 8 p.m.!

Sunday, July 31:  Big Joe Henry will be broadcasting LIVE from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Stop by and hang with us! The Music's Coming Out to Play — you should too!

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