Crown of Maine Balloon Fest Calendars and Pins Now Available

Time is closing in for the start for the 13th Annual COMBF.  It will be another funfilled event for all.  Mark it on your calendar and the latest news is the 2017 COMBF Calendars and 2016 COMBF Pins are now available.  They can be purchased at the Central Aroostook Chamber of Commerce Office.  You can stop and purchase them at the office or for an additional handling and shipping charge call in have them sent to you. (Contact information is at the bottom of this page.)  Keep in mind we sold out all of last year’s calendars very early, so be the first to get your calendar.  Stop by or give us a call to get calendars for you and your family members.

We look forward to seeing you and your family in 41 days..  Consider taking a flight this year.  Mark the dates on your calendar:  August 25 – 28, 2016.

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Music at the 2016 COMBF

Music makes it return to the 2016 COMBF in the form of our local band French Toast. They will be entertaining all COMBF hot air balloon participants, volunteers and spectators on Friday evening, August 26th.  Weather permitting they will play from the stage behind the forestry building on the Northern Maine Fair Grounds.

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Want to experience the joy of flying in a hot air balloon?

Flight reservations are starting to go fast.  If you are interested in taking a flight this years, you should consider calling in early to secure a flight reservation as soon as possible.  There are only 41 days till the start of the COMBF.  Don’t let time run out on you, call as soon as possible.  Remember, flights are available for a fee charged by the balloon owner/pilot.  To schedule a balloon flight, please follow the instructions on the “Passenger Flights” page.  Click the button below.

 Passenger Flights

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The COMBF committee confirmed that the Presque Isle Fire Department will be hosting the AROOSTOOK COUNTY FIREFIGHTERS’ MUSTER.  This will be an exciting event involving teams of firefighters from fire departments across Aroostook County.   The muster will consist of several contests that rely on the skills and knowledge of individuals and teams of firefighters.  This is an exciting and fun filled event for families.  There will also be a parade put on by all of these fire departments.  All this will happen on Saturday August 27th during the 2017 COMBF.  Everyone is invited.  Be watching for an announcement of time.

Presque Isle Fire Department

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