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Welcome to the world's most complete directory of Hot Air Balloon Festivals

Here you will find a directory and calendar of hot air balloon festivals, rallies and events around the world.

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Upcoming Festivals: (click on a festival for more details)
October 28 - October 30, 2016 Taos Mountain Balloon Rally Taos, NM United States
October 28 - November 07, 2016 FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship Saga Japan
November 03 - November 06, 2016 South Texas Balloon Festival Mercedes, TX United States
December 09 - December 16, 2016 HOT AIR BALLOON FESTIVAL IN LUXOR Luxor Egypt
January 09 - January 29, 2017 Ballonfestival im Tannheimer Tal/Tirol/Austria Tannheim/Tirol/Austria Austria
January 10 - January 15, 2017 TAMILNADU INTERNATIONAL BALLOON FESTIVAL Pollachi India
February 01 - February 05, 2017 Snowdown Balloon Rally Durango, CO United States
March 03 - March 05, 2017 Winthrop Balloon Roundup Winthrop, WA United States
April 06 - April 09, 2017 XXXIV INTERNATIONAL MERCAT DEL RAM BALLOON TROPHY 2017 VIC - Barcelona Spain
May 26 - May 29, 2017 Letchworth Red, White & Blue Balloon Rally Castile, NY United States
June 02 - June 04, 2017 Cambridge Valley Balloon Festival Cambridge, NY United States
June 16 - June 18, 2017 Saratoga Balloon and Craft Festival Ballston Spa, NY United States
July 07 - July 08, 2017 Angola Balloons Aloft Angola, IN United States
July 21 - July 23, 2017 Great Wellsville Balloon Rally Wellsville, NY United States
July 28 - July 30, 2017 QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning Whitehouse Station, NJ United States