Soaring at Sunset

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at Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation, Newtown Square PA

Jul 19 2019
Soaring at Sunset

Soaring at Sunset is a new fundraising event for 2019 celebrating America’s first hot air balloonist, Peter Carnes, who launched an untethered balloon from the Walnut Street Prison in Philadelphia in 1784.

The evening will feature bluegrass buskers The Cheddar Boys playing live, tethered hot air balloon rides by Air Ventures, food trucks, wine and beer vendors, historic tours and exhibits. Event runs 6:30pm to 9:00pm.

Soaring at Sunset is made possible by WSFS and RetroFitness of Edgmont.

The balloon flights are weather dependent.


General Admission tickets include concert, demonstrations and tours and are $10 for adults, $6 for ages 4-12, and $8 for members.

Tickets to fly in the tethered balloon will be $20 and can be purchased on site.

The balloon flights are weather dependent.

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Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation

3900 N. Sandy Flash Dr., Newtown Square, PA

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