What can you do at a balloon festival? Typically there are also other attractions or events scheduled each year that take place in the afternoons or evenings at Balloon Fiesta Park, such as dance performances, chainsaw carving competitions, music events, skydiving performances, car shows, carnival games, children’s rides, etc.
Where is the best hot air balloon festival? 1. Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta | Albuquerque, NM. Drawing over 900,000 visitors and 600 pilots from seven countries over a nine day period, this is the largest and longest running balloon festival in the country.
Why is the international balloon festival celebrated? Held at the Chambley-Bussieres Air Base, Mondial Air Balloons broke a world record in 2017 with the mass ascent of 456 balloons in less than an hour. This event was started in 1989 to celebrate the bicentennial of the French Revolution and now attracts more than 400,000 visitors each time it takes place.
Where is the chesapeake balloon festival? August 5 – August 7
The Annual Chesapeake Bay Balloon Festival will take place at Triple Creek Winery, August 5-7 with lots to see and do! Come out and join in the fun! See many of your favorite hot air balloons up close!