READINGTON - The 32nd Annual QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning lifts off today!

The three-day festival runs through Sunday, July 27 at Solberg Airport in Readington.

Organizers say the event is expected to draw thousands of people and hundreds of hot-air balloons. The event is billed as the largest summertime hot air balloon and music festival in North America.

More information and tickets: QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning