There are balloon rides taking place in Central Park in celebration of the park's 150th anniversary.
Reservations: Only available early mornings (7am-10am). After 10am, rides are on a ‘first in line’ basis. For reservations, Please visit in person at Cherry Hill Central Park at 72nd St, west of Bethesda fountain, close to Central Park West and 72nd St. entrance to the park.
When: July 25 to August 22, 2008: 7am - 10pm, weather permitting
Where: Cherry Hill, Central Park at 72nd Street, west of Bethesda Fountain
Cost: Adults: $25; children: $17.50. Only children over 40" tall may ride. Under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
Ride length: 10 minutes
More info here: AeroBalloon