The European Balloon Festival, is the concentration of international ballooning largest country and one of the leaders in Europe. The first edition was held in 1997 and since then has been organized every year.

This festival takes place during the first fortnight of July in Igualada, and includes four days (Thursday to Sunday) more than fifty hot air balloons, with their teams, coming around the geography and over 25,000 people a public audience / visitor.

The European Balloon Festival is a concentration, competition, a festival of hot air balloons, which meets the recreational aspect of the flight, the beauty of this sport and competition.
Over the four days of the festival, visitors can enjoy the spectacle of seeing colors fly more than 50 balloons participate in scheduled activities or to take off in a balloon, while the teams are in out different tests and competition exhibition.

The flights, whether for exhibition or competition, are early morning and late in the afternoon because that's when weather conditions are best for air balloon.

The European Balloon Festival offers, apart from enjoying the spectacle, the opportunity to participate actively in the various activities planned or carried out a christening balloon flight. The organization facilitates the festival, everyone who wants to balloon, to book your flight in advance at prices more affordable.



Igualada July 2017 5th to 9th

Public Information:
Ajuntament d'Igualada. Tel. 938031950. 

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Pilot's information and registration:
Ultramagic. Tel. 938042202.

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