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Plainville, CT
EST. 1885

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As in the years past, this is a free family event, we ask you to consider donating to the fireworks display. 
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The Plainville Fire Co. offers a spectacular fireworks display every year.  Please consider donating towards this show so we can make it even better.  All monies donated will go towards the firewoks display only.  The Plainville Fire Co. is a 501c non-profit and your donations are tax deductible.  You can donate securely through PAYPAL®.  Thank you!
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The Plainville Fire Company is the sole operator of this event.  As a fundraiser, this event helps us assist many town organizations including our student scholarships!  We thank you for your support.
Physical address: Norton Park
197 South Washington St.,
Plainville, CT 06062
The Plainville Fire Company is seeking enthusiastic and energetic volunteers to help at this year's Balloon Festival.  If you would like the opportunity to join us, please fill out the form here and submit it.
This is a drone free event!
Thank You For An Awesome 2015 Balloon Fest!  We Hope You Enjoyed It!  Please enjoy the Slideshow Until We See You In 2016.
The 2016 Balloon Fest will be August 26, 27 & 28
Thank You To Nutmeg TV For This Wonderful Video!
04/17/16 Press Release