Hot Air Balloon Events  

Index of past hot air balloon fiestas

Listed in date order (oldest first) with their original contact details

We have removed the website/email click-through links because, with age, these may not be active any more.

UK & Worldwide Hot Air Balloon Festival historical listing 2009 - 2017 

     

  Date Event Name  Where Organiser's original details  Other Information
           
  2009        
  February        
  7-15 February  St Valentine Meet   Carpineti, Italy   www.comunicazioneinvolo.it  
  12-15 February Philippine Balloon Fiesta   Clark Field, Philippines www.philballoonfest.net  
  13-15 Feb Sweetheart Balloon Rally    Loveland, Colorado, USA   www.engaginglovelandinc.org  
  13-18 Feb Viva Valentine   Thailand   www.wind-and-fire.com  
  March 2009        
  7-15 March    National Autumn Balloon Fiesta Canberra, Australia events@act.gov.au     
  18-22 March Wairarapa Balloon Fiesta  New Zealand   www.nzballoons.co.nz  
  25-29 March Balloons over Waikato       Hamilton, New Zealand  www.balloonsoverwaikato.co.nz  
  April 2009        
  2-5 April  Trofeu  de Globus del Mercat del Ram Vic, Barcelona, Spain balo@balotour.com  
  18-25 April  Portuguese Transcrossing  Portugal www.travessiadeportugal.eu  
  25-26 April Waregem Ballonhappening Belgium www.ballonhappening.be  
  25 April -  3 May Coloriamo i Cieli (We Colour the Sky)  Castiglione del Lago, Perugia, Italy info@ballooningitaly.com  
  30 April -  3 May Durango Balloon Festival  Mexico www.balloonfestivalmexico.com  
  May 2009        
  1-3 May Centennial Era Balloon Festival Indianapolis, USA www.indianapolismotorspeedway.com  
  1-4 May Black Horse Mayday Fiesta Gt Missenden, Bucks, UK ballooningtim@btinternet.com  
  8-10 May Flying Man Festival Pocklington, E. Yorks, UK www.prba.org.uk  
  9-11 May Saltillo Balloon Festival  Mexico www.balloonfestivalmexico.com  
  10-17 May Art & Science of Flight Florence, Italy balloon@dada.it  
  15-17 May Bibbiano Vola Bibbiano, Italy info@comunicazioneinvolo.it  
  15-17 May Packhouse Balloon Festival Farnham, Surrey, UK alihougham@hotmail.co.uk  
  15-17 May NW Georgia Balloon Festival Menlo, Georgia, USA nwgeorgiaballoonfestival.homestead.com  
  20-24 May Dutch Balloon Trophy Wezuperbrug, Netherlands www.nkballonvaren.nl  
  22-25 May Kirby Lonsdale Balloon Meet Cumbria, UK www.nwbac.com  
  23-25 May UK Grand Prix 1 (Light) Oswestry, Shropshire, UK www.ballooncomps.org.uk  
  26-31 May Lake Balaton Crossing Hungary www.ballonfieszta.hu  
  29-31 May Ghedi Balloon Meet Brescia, Italy info@volareghedi.it  
  29-31 May Experimental LTA Rally       Amherst, Massachusetts, USA www.xlta.org  
  June 2009        
  2-5 June Maribor Festival   Slovenia     baloni@siol.net  
  5-7 June     Bedale Balloon Meet   Bedale, N Yorks, UK www.prba.org.uk  
  5-7 June    Cambridge Valley Balloon Festival Cambridge, New York, USA www.cambridgenychamber.com    
  5-7 June    Temecula Balloon  & Wine Festival Temecula, California, USA www.tvbwf.com    
  6-7 June Evesham Balloon Festival Evesham, Worcestershire, UK eveshamhotairfest@btinternet.com  
  6-7 June Telluride Balloon Festival      Colorado, USA    www.tellurideballoonfestival.com  
  7-13 June World Air Games  Turin, Italy www.worldairgames.org     
  10-14 June German Gas Balloon Championships Mettingen, Germany www.ballonclub-teuto.de  
  17-20 June Zwolle Balloon Spectacle Zwolle, Netherlands www.ballonfiestazwolle.nl  
  19-21  June Tigard Festival of Balloons Tigard, Oregon, USA www.tigardballoon.org  
  19-21 June Novo Mesto Festival Slovenia baloni@siol.net  
  19-21 June York County Balloon Festival York, Pennsylvania, USA www.yorkcountyballoonfestival.com  
  19-21 June Gemerts Balloon Festival Gemert, Netherlands www.gemertsballonfestijn.nl  
  19-21 June Summer Balloon Classic Dallas, Texas, USA www.summerballoonclassic.com  
  19-21 June Quechee Balloon Festival Vermont, USA www.quecheeballoonfestival.com  
  20-21 June Kemble Air Rally Kemble, Glos, UK david.hotair@gmail.com  
  20-21 June Wickenby Balloon Meet N. Lincs, UK www.prba.org.uk  
  20-21 June West Woodhay Show Newbury, Berks. UK jdobson@jdobsonadsl24.co.uk  
  23-25 June Burton-on-Trent Balloon Meet Derbyshire, UK www.nwbac.com  
  24-28 June Croatia Balloon Rally 2009  Croatia www.baloni.hr Note change of date
  26-28 June Michigan Challenge Balloon Festival    Howell, Michigan, USA mtokan@howell.org  
  26-28 June Angel Fire Balloon Festival    New Mexico, USA patsy@balloonclassic.com  
  26-28 June Festival Mongolfiere sul Balcone Cingoli, Macerata, Italy info@mongolfiere.it  
  27 June Husbands Bosworth Festival Leicestershire, UK jocla870@aol.com  
  July 2009        
  1-5 July Battle Creek Balloon Festival Michigan, USA www.bcballoons.com  
  3-5 July Sunrise Balloon Rally Lexington, USA mondriver@comcast.net  
  4-11 July Australian Nationals Benalla, Victoria, Australia www.abf.net.au/2009nationalsNews.htm  
  8-12 July European Balloon Festival Igualada, Spain admin@ultramagic.com  
  9-12 July Hillsborough Balloon Festival New Hampshire, USA www.balloonfestival.org  
  9-12 July Eindhoven Balloon Meet Eindhoven, Netherlands www.eindhovenballooning.nl  
  9-12 July Kinsmen Cornwall Lift-Off Cornwall, Ontario, Canada www.lift-off.ca  
  11-14 July Montgolfiades de Dole Dole, near Dijon, France www.montgolfiades-dole.groupecbf.com  
  10-12 July White Horse Balloon Meet Thirsk, N. Yorks, UK www.prba.org.uk  
  10-12 July Cornbury Festival Oxfordshire, UK www.cornburyfestival.com  
  12-26 July Italian Balloon Grand Prix  Todi, Italy todigrandprix@tiscalinet.it  
  15-18 July Austrian Nationals Mattsee, Austria Staatsmeisterschaft2009@gmail.com  
  17-19 July Lincoln Balloon Meet UK www.nwbac.com  
  18 July Stroud Show Stroud, Glos, UK david.hotair@gmail.com  
  18-19 July UK Grand Prix 2 Husbands Bosworth, Leics, UK www.ballooncomps.org.uk  
  20-23 July Royal Welsh Show Builth Wells, Mid-Wales, UK rwsballoons.webs.com  
  22-26 July Frese Balloon Festival Joure, Netherlands www.ballonfeesten.nl  
  23-26 July Magic City Balloon Rally Billings, Montana, USA www.magiccityhotairballoonrally.com  
  24-26 July Crnomelj Festival Slovenia baloni@siol.net  
  24-26 July New Jersey Festival of Ballooning   New Jersey, USA www.balloonfestival.com  
  24-26 July Silverstone Classic Northants, UK tony@tonyattwood.net  
  24 July - 2 Aug  Lorraine 2009  Chambley, Metz, France www.pilatre-de-rozier.com  
  25 July Headcorn Proms Headcorn, Kent, UK www.flyingadverts.co.uk  
  25-27 July Flying with Flavour Montemerano, Grosseto, Italy wwwmaremmamongolfiera.it  
  26 July - 1 Aug Warren County Farmers' Festival New Jersey, USA www.balloonfestnj.com   
  29 July - 2 Aug Saxonia Balloon Fiesta  Liepzig, Germany info@wohlfahrt.net  
  29 July - 2 Aug Luxgsm World Trophy Echternach, Luxembourg www.wbt.lu  
  30 July - 2 Aug Coupe d'Europe & Ladies' World Cup Blanzac, Charante, France s-rouxdevillas@club-internet.fr  
  30 July - 2 Aug Balloon Festival Bocholt Germany www.ballonfestival-borken.de  
  31 July - 1 Aug Buffalo Trace Balloon Race Maysville, Kentucky, US www.buffalotraceballoonrace.com  
  31 July - 2 August Burnley Balloon Festival Lancashire, UK www.nwbac.com  
  31 July - 2 August Balloons Over Basingstoke Hants, UK www.skypower.co.uk  
  31 July - 2 Aug Pro-Football Hall of Fame Festival Canton, Ohio, USA www.profootballhoffestival.com  
  August 2009        
  6-9 August Bristol International Balloon Fiesta Ashton Court, Bristol, UK www.bristolfiesta.co.uk  
  7-8 August Gronigen Balloon Fiesta Netherlands www.ballonfiestagronigen.nl  
  7-9 August Bielefeld Balloon Fiesta Germany www.ballonfiesta-bielefeld.de  
  7-9 August Gatesway International Balloon Fiesta Claremore, Oklahoma bpok@cox.net  
  8-9 August Balloons, Bikes & Ferraris Groombridge Place, Kent, UK becki@airborneballoons.co.uk  
  8-16 August Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu Festival  Quebec, Canada corpo.montgolfieres.com/fr/index.asp  
  12-16 August Copa del Rey & International Rioja Cup Haro, Spain miquel@balotour.com  
  13-16 August Ballonmagie 2009 Magdeburg, Germany info@stratos.de  
  14-15 August All Ohio Balloon Fest Marysville, Ohio, USA www.allohioballoonfest.com  
  14-16 August          Northampton Balloon Festival Northampton, UK www.northamptonballoonfestival.com  
  14-16 August Ogden Valley Balloon Festival Eden, Utah, USA www.ogdenvalleyballoonfestival.com  
  15-16 August Driffield Steam Fair N. Yorks, UK www.prba.org.uk  
  September 2009        
  3-7 September NY State Festival of Balloons Dansville, New York, USA www.nysfob.com  
  4-6 September Llangollen Balloon Festival Wales, UK www.hotairballoonfestival.co.uk  
  4-6 September Sint Niklaas Balloon Fiesta Belgium toerisme@sint-niklaas.be  
  4-7 September Gatineau Balloon Festival Quebec, Canada www.montgolfieresgatineau.com  
  4-7 September Vermont Balloon Rally Shelburne, Vermont, USA www.vermontballoonrally.com  
  4-12 September Coupe Gordon Bennett Geneva, Switzerland www.geneva.gordon-bennett.ch  
  4-13 September Warsteiner Montgolfiade Germany www.warsteiner-wim.de  
  5-7 September Colorado Balloon Classic Colorado Springs, USA patsy@balloonclassic.com  
  11-13 September Uttoxeter Balloon Meet Staffordshire, UK www.nwbac.com  
  11-13 September Great Reno Balloon Race Reno, Nevada, USA www.renoballoon.com  
  11-13 September Atlantic International Fiesta Sussex, New Brunswick, Canada www.atlanticballoonfiesta.ca  
  12 September Highnote Balloon Fest Epping, New Hampshire, USA www.highnotefest.com  
  12-13 September UK Grand Prix 3 Pidley, Cambridgeshire, UK www.ballooncomps.org.uk  
  12-13 September Grass Roots 2009 Sackville Lodge, Beds, UK robxballoon@hotmail.com  
  17-20 September IV European Union Cup Krakow, Poland marek@dracop.pl  
  18-20 September BalloonaPalooza IV Las Vegas, USA patsy@balloonclassic.com CANCELLED
  18-20 September Naburn Lock Balloon Meet York, UK www.prba.org.uk  
  18-26 September Tirol Balloon Cup Kirchberg, Austria office@ballon.co.at   
  18-27 September Ferrara Balloon Festival Italy ferraraballoonsfestival.it  
  25-26 September Pellissippi State Balloon Festival Knoxville, Tennessee, USA foundation@pstcc.edu  
  October 2009        
  3-11 October Albuquerque 2009 New Mexico, USA www.balloonfiesta.com  
  7-11 October Fragneto Monforte Balloon Meet Benevento, Naples, Italy info@mongolfiere.it  
  9-11 October Vencimont Balloon Meeting Belgium info@aerovolare.be  
  9-11 October Legends Balloon Rally Hot Springs, Arizona, USA www.aerostationltd.com  
  15-18 October Laguna Balloon Festival  Mexico www.balloonfestivalmexico.com  
  16-18 October One Man Meet Wells, Somerset, UK phil@gonewiththewind.uk.com  
  16-18 October Great Mississippi River Balloon Race Natchez, Mississippi, USA www.natchezballoonrace.com  
  17-18 October Festival of Flight Oneida, New York, USA katrina@wolfoakacres.com  
  22-25 October Las Calaveras Balloon Festival  Mexico www.balloonfestivalmexico.com  
  23-25 October One Man Meet in Italy Barolo, Italy barry@balloonpromotion.com  
  23-25 October Ballunar Liftoff Festival NASA/Johnson Space Centre, Texas, USA www.ballunarfestival.com  
  30 Oct - 1 Nov Florida Balloon Festival Apopka, Florida, USA www.floridaballoonfestival.com   
  30 October-3 November Saga International Balloon Festival Japan www.sibf.info  
  November 2009        
  5-8 November India International Balloon Mela Delhi, India balloonindia@yahoo.com  
  6-8 November Meeting Le Puy Le Puy en Velay, France www.mongolfiere-en-velay.fr  
  7-8 November 3rd Masino Castle Balloon Meet Caravino, Turin, Italy www.mongolfiere.it  
  8-15 November 13th International Balloon Festival Fronteira, Portugal publibalao@sapo.pt  
  11-24 November Rajasthan Safari India balloonindia@yahoo.com  
  18-23 November Tochigi Hot Air Balloon Championships Japan hiropon@air-b.com  
  21-22 November Humber Bridge Meet Hull, UK www.prba.org.uk  
  December 2009        
  3-6 December Thailand Balloon Festival Ayothaya, Thailand www.thailandballoonfestival.com  
  10-13 December Pattaya International Balloon Festival Pattaya, Thailand www.pibf.info  
  2010        
  January        
  8-10 January Seaside Balloon Fest New Smyrna Beach, Florida, USA www.seasideballoonfest.com  
  9-10 January Icicle Meet Wiltshire, UK www.icicle.org.uk  
  9-10 January Exel Cup Exel, Netherlands www.dbcc.nl  
  9-17 January Dolomiti Balloon Festival Tobblach/Dobbiaco, Italy www.balloonfestival.it  
  16-18 January Crans-Montana Balloon Festival Switzerland sallyrm55@yahoo.com  
  16-23 January Schladminger Ballon Trophy Austria www.schladmingballoonfiesta.eu  
  23-31 January Chateau d'Oex International Balloon Festival Switzerland www.ballonchateaudoex.ch  
  February 2010        
  5-7 February Bled Balloon Festival Bled, Slovenia baloni@siol.net  
  5-7 February Hudson Hot Air Affair Wisconsin, USA www.hudsonhotairaffair.com  
  6-7 February Brass Monkey Meet Harrogate, UK prba.org.uk  
  9-18 February Arctic Balloon Adventure Levi, Finland www.hot-air-balloon-adventure.com  
  9-14 February 15th Philippine Balloon Fiesta Clark Field, Pampanga, Philippines www.philballoonfest.net  
  10-14 February Raduno Internationale di Aosta Italy info@mongolfiere.it  
  13-21 February St Valentine's Meet Carpineti, Italy info@comunicazioneinvolo.com  
  March 2010        
  6 March Balloonday Oosterwolde, Netherlands www.ballondag.nl  
  6-14 March National Autumn Balloon Spectacular Canberra, Australia events@act.gov.au  
  18-21 March Putrajaya Hot Air Balloon Fiesta Malaysia www.myballoonfiesta.com  
  19-21 March Wairarapa Balloon Festival New Zealand www.nzballoon.co.nz  
  20-21 March Exel Cup Exel, Netherlands www.dbcc.nl  
  24-28 March Waikato Balloon Festival New Zealand www.balloonsoverwaikato.co.nz  
  25-28 March Mercat del Ram Balloon Trophy Barcelona, Spain miquel@balotour.com  
  April 2010        
  9-11 April Honda Grand Prix 1 Waterase, Japan www.air-b.com  
  30 April - 3 May Mayday Fiesta Gt Missenden, Bucks, UK ballooningtim@btinternet.com  
  30 April - 9 May Coloramo i Cieli 2010 Castiglione del Lago, Italy barry@ballooningitaly.com  
  30 April - 3 May Durango International Balloon Festival Mexico www.balloonfestivalmexico.com  
  May 2010        
  1-3 May Trentham Gardens Meet Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs, UK meets@nwbac.com  
  3-5 May Honda Grand Prix 2 Saku, Japan www.air-b.com  
  9-11 May Saltillo Balloon Festival Mexico www.balloonfestivalmexico.com  
  10-16 May Art & Science of Flight Florence, Italy www.flyballoon.it  
  12-16 May Belgian & Dutch Championships Izier, Durbuy, Belgium www.balloonfederation.be  
  14-16 May Seaside Balloon Fest New Smyrna Beach, Florida, USA www.seasideballoonfest.com  
  15-16 May BBM&L Inflation Day Pidley, Cambs, UK www.bbml.org.uk  
  28-31 May Kirkby Lonsdale Meet Lancashire, UK www.nwbac.com  
  28-31 May Kansas City Invitational Gardner, Kansas, USA kchabi.com  
  29-31 May UK Grand Prix 1 Ashton Downs, UK (TBC) www.ballooncomps.org.uk  
  June 2010        
  4-6 June Bibbiano Vola Bibbiano, Italy info@comunicazioneinvolo.com  
  4-6 June Annonay Festival France www.mairie-annonay.fr  
  4-6 June Cambridge Valley Balloon Festival Cambridge, New York, USA www.cambridgenychamber.com  
  5 June Meyer-Mayor Trophy Neu St Johann, Switzerland www.mmtrophy.ch  
  5-6 June Telluride Balloon Festival Colorado, USA www.tellurideballoonfestival.com  
  9-13 June Balloonfiesta Kosice Slovakia balon@balon.sk  
  11 June Great American Balloon Race Danville, Kentucky, USA www.greatamericanballoonrace.com  
  11-13 June Evesham Balloon Festival Evesham, UK www.eveshamhotairfest.com  
  11-13 June Bedale Balloon Festival N Yorks, UK www.prba.org.uk  
  11-13 June Experimental LTA Rally Amhurst, Massachusets, USA www.xlta.org  
  11-13 June SkyJam-Pa York, Pennsylvania, USA www.skyjampa.com  
  11-13 June Summer Balloon Classic Dallas, Texas, USA www.summerballoonclassic.com  
  12 June Hasselt Balloon Festival Netherlands www.ballonfestijnhasselt.nl  
  12-14 June Riverland Balloon Fiesta Renmark, South Australia tourist@renmarkparinga.sa.gov.au  
  15-20 June 1st European Women's Championship Lithuania www.eurowomen2010hab.org  
  16-19 June Countus Balloon Spectacle Zwolle, Netherlands www.ballonfiestaoverijssel.nl  
  17-20 June Thurston Classic Meadville Pennsylvania, USA www.thurstonclassic.com  
  18-20 June 6th Annual Gulf Coast Balloon Festival Foley, Alabama, USA www.gulfcoastballoonfestival.com  
  18-20 June Kemble Air Show Nr Cirencester, Glos. UK

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  18-20 June Quechee Balloon Festival Vermont, USA www.quecheeballoonfestival.com  
  18-20 June Egeskov Fiesta Denmark mogejens@mail.dk  
  22-27 June Swiss Balloon Championship Grenchen, Switzerland www.sbav.ch/ge/ballon-sport/shlm2010  
  24-26 June Hardenberg Balloon Festival Netherlands stadhardenbergpromotie@hardenberg.nl  
  25-27 June Celina Balloon Festival Texas, USA :bpok@cox.net  
  25-27 June Teuto Gas Balloon Race Uffeln, Germany www.ballonclub-teuto.de  
  25-27 June Michigan Challenge Balloonfest Howell, Michigan, USA www.michiganchallenge.com  
  25-27 June Tigard Festival of Balloons Oregon, USA www.tigardballoon.org  
  July 2010        
  1-4 July Battle Creek Balloon Festival Michigan, USA www.bcballoons.com  
  1-4 July Ashland Balloonfest Ashland, Ohio, USA www.ashlandohioballoonfest.com  
  7-11 July European Balloon Meet Igualada, Spain www.ultramagic.com  
  8-10 July Hillsborough Balloon Festival New Hampshire, USA www.balloonfestival.org  
  8-11 July Kinsmen Cornwall Lift-Off Cornwall, Ontario, Canada www.lift-off.ca  
  8-11 July Wausau balloon Rally Wausau, Wisconsin, USA www.wausauballoonrally.com  
  9&10 July Midwest SkyFest Kentland, Indiana, USA www.midwestskyfest.com  
  9-11 July Thirsk Balloon Meet N Yorks, UK www.prba.org.uk  
  11-25 July Italian International Grand Prix Todi, Italy todigrandprix@tiscalinet.it  
  13-18 July FAI World Hot Air Airship Championships Grand Dole, France www.worldairship2010.fr  
  15-18 July Eindhoven Balloon Festival Netherlands www.eindhovenballooning.nl  
  16-18 July Ballonmeeting Olen Olen, Belgium www.ballonclubicarus.be  
  16-18 July Great Wellsville Balloon Rally New York, USA www.wellsvilleballoonrally.com  
  17-18 July UK Grand Prix 2 Husbands Bosworth, Leics, UK www.ballooncomps.org.uk  
  21-25 July LuxGSM World Balloon Trophy Echternach, Luxembourg www.wbt.lu  
  23-25 July Silverstone Classic Balloon Event Northants, UK tony@tonyattwood.net  
  23-25 July New Jersey Festival of Ballooning USA www.balloonfestival.com  
  23-25 July Balloon Festival Ptuj Slovenia balonarski.klub.ptuj@amis.net  
  24-25 July Eeklo Balloon Meeting Eeklo, Belgium www.meetjeslandseballoonmeeting.be  
  28 July - 1 August Friese Balloon Fiesta Joure, Netherlands www.ballonfeesten.nl  
  28 July - 1 August Biggar Bike & Balloon Festival Biggar, Lanarkshire, UK www.bikeandballoonfestival.co.uk  
  29 July - 1 August Magic City Balloon Rally Billings, Montana, USA www.magiccityhotairballoonrally.com  
  29 July - 1 August Saxonia balloon Festival Leipzip, Germany www.balloonfiesta.de  
  30-31 July 4th Annual Buffalo Trace Balloon Race Maysville, Kentucky, USA www.buffalotraceballoonrace.com  
  30-31 July Citrus Classic Balloon Festival Santa Paula, California, USA www.citrusclassicballoons.com  
  30 July - 1 August Killarney Summerfest Ireland phil@gonewiththewind.uk.com  
  30 July - 1 August Pro-football Hall of Fame Festival Canton, Ohio, USA www.profootballhoffestival.com  
  30 July - 1 August Great Texas Balloon Race Longview, Texas, USA www.greattexasballoonrace.com  
  30 July - 7 August National Balloon Classic Indianola, Iowa, USA www.nationalballoonclassic.com  
  August 2010        
  1-8 August Montenegro Balloon Festival Skadar Lake, Montenegro londonkrug@yahoo.co.uk  
  3-8 August Festivent Viile de Levis Levis, Quebec, Canada festivent.net  
  5-8 August Masurian Balloon Fiesta Elk, Poland masurianballoonfestival.eu  
  6-8 August Bielefeld Balloon Fiesta Germany www.ballonfiesta-bielefeld.de  
  6-8 August Gatesway Balloon Fiesta Claremore, Oklahoma, USA gatesway.org/balloon_festival/index.php  
  6-8 August Basingstoke Big Balloon Hampshire, UK phil@skypower.co.uk  
  11-14 August Barneveld Fiesta Netherlands www.ballonfiestabarneveld.nl  
  11-15 August LMT Cup 2010 Madona, Latvia info@holidayparty.lv  
  12-15 August Bristol International Balloon Fiesta Bristol, UK www.bristolfiesta.co.uk  
  12-15 August Borkener Balloon Festival Borken, Germany doasb@aol.com  
  12-15 August Magdeburg Balloon Festival Magdeburg, Germany www.balloonfiesta.de  
  13-14 August Grave Balloon Festival Grave, Netherlands www.ballonfestival-grave.nl  
  13-15 August Flag City Balloon Festival Findlay, Ohio, USA www.flagcityballoonfest.com  
  14-15 August Headcorn Combined Ops Air Show Kent, UK www.flyingadverts.co.uk  
  14-22 August St Jean sur Richelieu Balloon Festival Quebec, Canada www.ballooncanada.com  
  15 August Aalst Balloon Meet Aalst, Belgium www.ballonmeetingaalst.be  
  18-22 August Hottolfiades 2010 Hotton, Belgium www.hottolfiades.com  
  18 Aug - 1 Sept Great Mongolian Balloon Adventure Outer Mongolia balloonjourneys@alliedunnington.co.uk  
  19-22 August 3rd International Balloon Days Austria & Switzerland www.ballontage-alpenrheintal.ch  
  20 August Bournemouth Air Festival Night Glow Bournemouth, UK alanhall@blueskyballooning.co.uk  
  20-22 August Northampton Balloon Festival Billing, Northants, UK www.thenorthamptonballoonfestival.co.uk  
  20-22 August Mosel Balloon Fiesta Trier, Germany www.mosel-ballon-fiesta.de  
  20-22 August Groningen Balloon Fiesta Netherlands www.ballonfiestagroningen.nl  
  20-22 August Wisconsin Rapids Balloon Rally Wisconsin, USA www.cmnballoonrally.com  
  20-22 August Highland Village Balloon Fest Texas, USA www.hvballoonfest.org  
  20-22 August Centralia Balloon Fest Centralia, Illinois, USA www.balloon-fest.com  
  21 August Balloon Fiesta Meerstad Groningen, Netherlands www.ballonfiestameerstad.nl  
  24-28 August Nordic Championships Hogsater, Sweden www.dalslandsballongklubb.se/nm  
  25-28 August Twente Ballooning 2010 Oldenzaal, Netherlands www.twenteballooning.nl  
  25-30 August British Nationals Pidley, Cambs, UK www.ballooncomps.org.uk  
  26-28 August Breda Balloon Fiesta Netherlands www.bredaballonfiesta.nl  
  26-29 August International SPA Cup Naleczow, Poland balony.zlun.pl  
  26-29 August Crown of Maine Balloon Festival Maine, USA www.crownofmaineballoonfest.org  
  27-29 August Kevelaer Balloon Festival Kevelaer, Germany sylvia201054@yahoo.co.uk  
  27-29 August Strathaven Balloon Festival Strathaven, Lanarkshire, Scotland www.strathavenballoonfestival.co.uk  
  27-29 August Northwest Art & Air Festival Albany, Oregon, USA www.cityofalbany.net  
  27-29 August Balloon & Model Balloon Meeting Landshut, Bavaria, Germany www.bsg-landshut.de  
  27-30 August Coniston Balloon Meet Lake District, UK www.nwbac.com  
  27-30 August Norfolk Balloon Meet Old Buckenham, Norfolk, UK www.angliaballoonflights.com  
  September 2010        
  2-5 September Open de Valledolid Valledolid, Spain www.diegocriadodelrey.com  
  3-5 September Brabant Balloon Festival Netherlands www.brabantseballonfeesten.nl  
  3-5 September West Country Balloon Festival Tavistock, Devon, UK www.westcountryballoons.com  
  3-5 September Chatsworth Country Fair Balloon Meet Derbyshire, UK www.chatsworthcountryfair.co.uk  
  3-6 September Gatineau Festival Montgolfieres Quebec, Canada www.montgolfieresgatineau.com  
  3-12 September Warsteiner International Balloon Festival Warstein, Germany www.warsteiner-wim.de  
  4-6 September Colorado Balloon Classic Colorado Springs, USA www.balloonclassic.com  
  4-6 September Big Bend Balloon Bash Alpine, Texas, USA www.bigbendballoonbash.com  
  10-12 September Grassroots 2010 Sackville Lodge, Bedford, UK www.grassrootsballooning.org.uk  
  10-12 September Sunkiss Balloon Festival Hudson Falls, New York, USA www.sunkissballooning.com  
  10-12 September Atlantic International Balloon Festival Sussex, New Brunswick, Canada www.atlanticballoonfiesta.ca  
  10-12 September Huff n Puff Balloon Rally Topeka, Kansas, USA www.huff-n-puff.org  
  10-12 September Ballonnenparade 2010 Tilburg, Netherlands www.ballonnenparade.nl  
  11-12 September Elephant Butte Balloon Rally New Mexico, USA ebbr.org  
  11-12 September UK Grand Prix 3 Alconbury, Hunts, UK www.ballooncomps.org.uk  
  11-12 September Paliano Balloon Festival Frosinone, Italy www.mongolfiere.it  
  15-19 September Pre-European Championships Lleida, Spain www.europeans2011.org/lleida  
  16-19 September Croatia Balloon Rally Zagreb, Croatia info@baloni.hr  
  17-18 September Warsteiner Achterhoek Festival Sinderen, Netherlands www.achterhoekballooning.nl  
  17-19 September Great Midwest Balloon Fest Overland Park, Kansas, USA greatmidwestballoonfest@gmail.com  
  17-19 September Parkstadt Balloon Festival Hoensbroek, Netherlands www.parkstadballonfestival.nl  
  17-26 September Ferrara Balloon Festival Ferrara, Italy www.ferrarafestival.it  
  18-19 September Royal Berkshire Show Newbury, Berks, UK www.3440.org  
  18-20 September Honda Grand Prix 3 Suzuka, Japan www.air-b.com  
  19 September Balloon Festival Laren Laren, Gelderland, Netherlands www.basballonvaart.nl  
  19-24 September The Irish Meet Ballymahon, Longford, Ireland joseph@newgatequikpick.com  
  24-26 September Bluegrass Balloon Festival Louisville, Kentucky, USA

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  24-26 September The Legends Balloon Rally Hot Springs, Arkansas, USA aerostation@bellsouth.net  
  24-26 September Parkstadt Balloon Hoensbroek, Netherlands www.parkstadballonfestival.nl  
  24 Sept - 2 Oct Coupe Gordon Bennett Bristol, UK www.gordonbennett2010.com  
  25-27 September Valleyfest Balloon Meet Spokane Valley, Washington, USA www.valleyfest.org  
  October 2010        
  1-2 October Pellissippi State Balloon Festival Knoxville, Tennessee, USA www.pstcc.edu/balloons  
  1-10 October Paestum Balloon Festival Salerno, Italy www.mongolfiere.it  
  2-10 October Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta New Mexico, USA www.balloonfiesta.com  
  2-10 October World Hot Air Balloon Championship Debrecen, Hungary www.deballoons.com  
  6-10 October Fragneto Monforte Balloon Festival Campania, Italy info@volareinmongolfiere.it  
  8-10 October Women's Balloon Event Oxford, UK balloonjourneys@alliedunnington.co.uk  
  8-10 October Vencimont Balloon Meeting Belgium info@aerovolare.be  
  15-17 October One Man Meet Wookey Hole, Somerset, UK phil@gonewiththewind.uk.com  
  15-17 October Balloons at Wolf Oak Acres Oneida, NY, USA www.wolfoakacres.com  
  15-17 October Vail Lake Key Grab Temecula, California, USA 4as@san.rr.com  
  15-17 October Great Mississippi River Balloon Race Natchez, Mississippi, USA www.natchezballoonrace.com  
  15-17 October Shaanxi Aviation Festival China xianexpatriate@hotmail.com  
  15-18 October La Laguna Balloon Festival Mexico www.balloonfestivalmexico.com  
  22-25 October Aguascalientes Balloon Fiesta Mexico www.balloonfestivalmexico.com  
  29-31 October One Man Meet Abroad Barolo, Italy info@balloonpromotion.com  
  29-31 October Ballunar Lift-Off Houston, Texas, USA www.ballunarfestival.com  
  31 October - 1 November Masino Castle Aerostatic Festival Caravino, Turin, Italy www.mongolfiere.it  
  November 2010    
  1-10 November First Libyan Balloon Festival Libya www.prepare2go.com  
  3-7 November Saga International Balloon Fiesta Japan www.sibf.info  
  11-14 November Le Puy Balloon Meet Le Puy en Velay, France guerin.jm@wanadoo.fr  
  12-15 November Festival del Globo Leon, Mexico www.festivaldelglobo.com.mx  
  12-15 November Indian Balloon Mela New Delhi, India balloonindia@yahoo.com  
  16-29 November Rajasthan Safari Rajasthan, India balloonindia@yahoo.com  
  19-23 November Honda Grand Prix Championship Tochigi, Japan www.air-b.com  
  December 2010        
  3-5 December Red Rock Balloon Rally Gallup, New Mexico, USA www.redrockballoonrally.com  
  2011        
  January 2011        
  7-16 January Dolomiti Balloon Festival Toblach/Dobbacio, Italy www.balloonfestival.it  
  8-9 January Icicle Meet Savernake Forest, Wiltshire, UK www.icicle.org.uk  
  13-16 January Pattaya International Balloon Festival Thailand www.pibf.info  
  13-16 January Bluff International Balloon Rally Utah, USA georgianasimpson@yahoo.com  
  22-30 January Chateau d'Oex Balloon Festival Switzerland www.ballonchateaudoex.ch  
  February 2011        
  4-6 February Bled Balloon Festival Slovenia baloni@siol.net  
  9-17 February Arctic Ballooning Adventure Gallivare, Lapland www.hot-air-balloon-adventure.com  
  10-14 February St Valentino Balloon Meet Carpineti, Italy info@comunicazioneinvolo.com  
  10-14 February City of Aosta Valentine Meet Aosta, Italy info@mongolfiere.it  
  19 February One Day Meet Olen Belgium www.balloonfederation.be  
  25-27 February Lithuanian International Fiesta Moletai, Lithuania www.ballooning.lt  
  26-27 February Brass Monkey Meet Harrogate, N Yorks, UK richard.bowater@ntlworld.com  
  March 2011        
  5 March Ballondag 2011 Oosterwolde, Netherlands www.ballondag.nl  
  12-20 March Canberra Festival Balloon Spectacular Canberra, Australia events@act.gov.au  
  17-20 March Putrajaya Balloon Festival Malaysia www.myballoonfiesta.com  
  18-20 March Balloons over Wairarapa Masterton, New Zealand www.nzballoons.co.nz  
  19 March One Day Meet Wezuperbrug Netherlands www.balloonfederation.be  
  19 March - 2 April Sri Lanka Balloon Festival Sri Lanka www.srilankaballoons.com  
  30 March - 3 April Balloons over Waikato Hamilton, New Zealand www.balloonsoverwaikato.co.nz  
  April 2011        
  8-10 April New Smyrna Beach Balloon & Sky Fest Florida, USA www.NewSmyrnaBeachBalloonFest.com  
  8-10 April Honda Grand Prix 1 Waterase, Japan www.air-b.com  
  9-17 April Australian National Championships Canowindra, New South Wales,  Australia balloonjan@bigpond.com  
  14-17 April Mercat del Ram Balloon Trophy Vic, Barcelona, Spain balo@balotour.com  
  14-17 April Easter Balloon Competition Grudziądza, Poland dyrektor@lisie.pl  
  23-24 April Waregem Balloon Happening Belgium gino@warmeluchtballon.be  
  20-24 April Torres Balloon Festival Torres, Brazil bruno@airshow.com.br  
  29 April - 2 May Mountain Balloon Competition Krosno, Poland http://gorskie-zawody-balonowe.pl/  
  29 April - 2 May Trentham Gardens Meet Stoke on Trent, UK meets@nwbac.com  
  30 April - 1 May Cinco de Mayo Balloon Festival Douglas, Arizona, USA cochisecountyfair.org  
  May 2011        
  3-5 May Honda Grand Prix 2 Saku, Japan www.air-b.com  
  5-8 May Stuttgart Linde Gas Balloon Race Stuttgart, Germany www.slo2011.ballon-stuttgart.de  
  6-8 May Montgolfiades Centrale Lille Lille, France http://montgolfiades.ec-lille.fr/  
  7 May Sumic Fest Murska Sobota , Slovenia balonarskiklub.bakovci@gmail.com  
  7-8 May Old Timers Air Rally Roswell, New Mexico, USA bnsglen@cableone.net  
  7-16 May Art & Science of Flight Florence, Italy www.flyballoon.it  
  19-22 May Lithuanian Championship Kaunas, Lithuania www.ballooning.lt  
  20-22 May Tiverton Balloon Festival Devon, UK www.tivertonballoonfestival.co.uk  
  21-29 May FAI Women's World Balloon Championship Valmiera, Latvia octava@latnet.lv  
  25-29 May Valmeira Cup 2011 Latvia uldis@balloon.lv  
  27-30 May Spring Bank Anniversary Meet Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria, UK www.nwbac.com  
  28-30 May Spring Bank Holiday Meet Pidley, Cambs, UK secretary@midangliaballoonclub.org  
  June 2011        
  1-5 June Dutch Balloon Trophy Joure, Netherlands www.nkballonvaren.nl  
  3-5 June Temecula Valley Balloon Festival California, USA www.tvbwf.com  
  3-5 June Cambridge Valley Balloon Festival Cambridge, New York, USA www.cambridgenychamber.com  
  3-5 June Evesham Balloon Festival Evesham, Worcestershire, UK eveshamhotairfest@btinternet.com  
  3-6 June Mantova Balloon Festival Italy info@comunicazioneinvolo.it  
  4 June Meyer-Mayor Trophy Neu St Johann, Switzerland www.mmtrophy.ch  
  6-9 June Birstonas Balloon Competition Birstonas, Lithuania www.ballooning.lt  
  6-10 June Sperrin Balloon Meet Northern Ireland info@alanpattersondesign.com  
  8-12 June Slovakian International Balloon Fiesta Kosice, Slovakia www.balloon.sk  
  10 June Great American Balloon Race Danville, Kentucky, USA www.greatamericanballoonrace.com  
  10-12 June Amhurst Experimental LTA Rally Amhurst, Massachusetts, USA www.xlta.org  
  10-12 June Jamesville Balloon Fest Syracuse, New York, USA www.syracuseballoonfest.com  
  10-12 June Bedale Balloon Meet Bedale, North Yorkshire, UK meets@prba.org.uk  
  11-13 June Riverland Balloon Fiesta Renmark, South Australia www.renmarkparinga.sa.gov.au  
  16-18 June Zwolle Balloon Spectacular Zwolle, Netherlands http://www.ballonspektakelzwolle.nl/  
  17-18 June Monroe Balloon Rally Wisconsin, USA www.monroeballoonrally.com  
  17-19 June Quechee Balloon Festival Vermont, USA www.quecheeballoonfestival.com  
  17-19 June Gulf Coast Balloon Festival Foley, Alabama. USA www.gulfcoastballoonfestival.com  
  24-26 June Michigan Challenge Howell, Michigan, USA www.michiganchallenge.com  
  24-26 June Tigard Festival of Balloons Tigard, Oregon, USA www.tigardballoon.org  
  30 June - 3 July Torun Balloon Festival Torun, Poland aerobroker@gazeta.pl  
  July 2011        
  1-3 July Grand Prix 1 Ludlow, Shropshire, UK www.compsclub.bbac.org  
  1-3 July White Horse Meet Thirsk, North Yorkshire, UK meets@prba.org.uk  
  1-3 July Cornbury Festival Great Tew, Oxfordshire, UK www.cornburyfestival.com  
  1-4 July Battle Creek Field of Flight Battle Creek, Michigan, USA www.bcballoons.com  
  6-10 July European Balloon Festival Igualada, Spain admin@ultramagic.com  
  7-10 July Hillsborough Balloon Festival New Hampshire, USA www.balloonfestival.org  
  9 July Hasselt Balloon Festival Hasselt, Netherlands www.ballonfestijnhasselt.nl  
  10-24 July Italian International Grand Prix Todi, Italy todigrandprix@tiscalinet.it  
  14-16 July Kinsmen Cornwall Lift-Off Cornwall, Ontario, Canada www.lift-off.ca  
  14-17 July Eindhoven Balloon Meet Eindhoven, Netherlands www.eindhovenballooning.nl  
  22-24 July Summer Balloon Classic Dallas, Texas, USA www.summerballoonclassic.com  
  22-24 July Silverstone Classic Northants, UK patp@balloonist.com  
  22-31 July Lorraine Mondial Air Ballons Chambley, Metz, France www.pilatre-de-rozier.com  
  27-31 July Frisian Balloon Fiesta Joure, Netherlands www.ballonfeesten.nl  
  27-31 July LuxGSM World Balloon Trophy Echternach, Luxembourg www.wbt.lu  
  28-31 July Saxonia International Balloon Fiesta Liepzig, Germany www.balloonfiesta.de  
  28-31 July Wloclawek International Balloon Festival Wloclawek. Poland biuro@aeroklubwloclawek.pl  
  29-30 July Buffalo Trace Balloon Race Kentucky, USA www.buffalotraceballoonrace.com  
  29-31 July Great Texas Balloon Race Longview, Texas, USA www.greattexasballoonrace.com  
  29-31 July Quick Chek Balloon Festival Readington, New Jersey, USA www.balloonfestival.com  
  29-31 July Ptuj Balloon Festival Slovenia www.balonarski-klub-ptuj.si  
  29-31 July Ogden Valley Balloon Festival Wolf Creek, Eden, Utah, USA www.ogdenvalleyballoonfestival.com  
  29 July - 6 August National Balloon Classic Indianola, Iowa, USA www.nationalballoonclassic.com  
  29 July - 6 August National Balloon Classic Indianola, Iowa, USA www.nationalballoonclassic.com  
  30-31 July Eeklo Balloon Meet Belgium www.meetjeslandseballoonmeeting.be  
  31 July Balloons, Bikes & Ferraris Groombridge Place, East Sussex, UK www.groombridge.co.uk/special.htm  
  August 2011        
  2-7 August British National Championships Gloucestershire, UK www.compsclub.bbac.org  
  3-7 August European Cup & Ladies' World Cup Mainfonds, France www.hotairballooneuropeancup.com  
  3-7 August Festivent Ville de Levis St Jean Chrysostome, Quebec, Canada festivent.net  
  3-7 August German Championship Gladenbach, Hesse, Germany hlb-info.de  
  5-7 August Spiedie Fest and Balloon Rally Binghampton, New York, USA www.spiediefest.com  
  5-7 August Norfolk Balloon Meet Old Buckenham Airfield, Norfolk, UK www.oldbuck.com  
  5-7 August Gatesway Balloon Festival Claremore, Oklahoma, USA gatesway.org/balloon_festival  
  6-7 August The Essex Spectacular Billericay, Essex, UK www.theessexspectacular.co.uk  
  6-7 August Ladenburg Balloon Festival Germany www.ladenburg-ballonfestival.de  
  10-14 August Masurian Balloon Festival Poland www.mazurskiezawodybalonowe.pl  
  11-14 August Borken Balloon Meet Germany www.borkener-ballonfestival.de  
  11-14 August Bristol International Balloon Fiesta Ashton Court, Bristol, UK www.bristolballoonfiesta.co.uk  
  11-14 August Magdeburg Balloon Fiesta Magdeburg, Germany www.balloonfiesta.de  
  12-14 August Bostalsee Balloon Meet Saarland, Germany www.ballonfahren-alibebi.de  
  12-14 August Flag City BalloonFest Findlay, Ohio, USA www.flagcityballoonfest.com  
  12-14 August Imsweiler Airfield Festival Donnersbergkreis, Germany www.fsvsd.de  
  12-21 August Roser Balloon Festival Mannheim, Germany www.kurpfaelzer-ballonzauber.de  
  13-21 August International Festival St-Jean-sur-Richelieu St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, Canada www.ballooncanada.com  
  14-19 August Bitterfeld Gas Balloon Week Germany www.ballon-bitterfeld.de  
  17-19 August Breda Ballon Fiesta Netherlands www.bredaballonfiesta.nl  
  18-21 August Northampton Balloon Festival Billing, Northampton, UK www.thenorthamptonballoonfestival.co.uk  
  18-21 August Cup SPA Naleczow Naleczow, Poland info@aeroklub.lublin.pl  
  19-21 August Bad Griesbacher Balloon Meet Bad Griesbach, Germany www.ballonhafen-bad-griesbach.de  
  19 August Hofte Ballooning Hengevelde, Netherlands ballooning@hengevelde.nl  
  19-20 August All Ohio Balloon Fest Marysville, Ohio, USA www.allohioballoonfest.com  
  19-20 August Ballonfestival Grave Netherlands www.ballonfestival-grave.nl  
  19-21 August Mosel Balloon Fiesta Fohren, Germany www.moselballonfiesta.de  
  19-21 August Kevelaer Balloon Festival Germany sylvia201054@yahoo.co.uk  
  19-21 August Wydechorb Balloon Meet Dagmersellen, Switzerland stefu@ballonpilot.ch  
  19-21 August Lions Club Balloon Festival Highland Village, Texas, USA www.hvballoonfest.com  
  19-21 August Centralia Balloon Fest Illinois, USA www.balloon-fest.com  
  19-21 August Thueringer Montgolfiade Germany thueringer-montgolfiade.de  
  20-21 August Linde Gas Balloon Cup Bitterfeld, Germany www.ballon-bitterfeld.de  
  22-27 August US Nationals Battle Creek, Michigan, USA www.holidayballoonfest.com  
  24-27 August Twente Ballooning Oldenzaal, Netherlands www.twenteballooning.nl  
  25-28 August Crown of Maine Balloon Fest Presque Isle, Maine www.crownofmaineballoonfest.org  
  25-28 August Munster Montgolfiades Munster, Germany freiballonsport-verein-muenster.de  
  26-28 August Hottolfiades 2011 Hotton, Belgium www.hottolfiades.com  
  26-28 August Wisconsin Rapids Balloon Rally Wisconsin, USA www.cmnballoonrally.com  
  26-28 August Sweetheart Balloon Rally Loveland, Colorado hotairalan@msn.com  
  26-28 August Strathaven Balloon Festival Strathaven, Scotland www.strathavenballoonfestival.co.uk  
  26-28 August Lower Bavaria Model Balloon Festival Landshut, Bavaria, Germany www.bsg-landshut.de  
  26-29 August Coniston Meet Lake District, UK meets@nwbac.com  
  27-29 August Northern Ireland Balloon Festival Lisburn, Co Antrim, N Ireland www.visitlisburn.com  
  31 August - 4 September Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic Boise, Idaho, USA www.spiritofboise.com  
  September 2011        
  1-3 September Appeldoorn Balloon Gala Appeldoorn, Netherlands www.koninklijkapeldoorn.nl  
  1-4 September St Niklaas Balloon Festival St Niklaas, Belgium www.vredefeesten.be  
  1-5 September New York State Festival of Balloons Dansville, NY, USA www.nysfob.com  
  1-5 September Great Pershing Balloon Derby Brookfield, Missouri, USA www.pershingballoonderby.com  
  2-4 September Trofeo Diego Criado del Rey Valladolid, Spain www.diegocriadodelrey.com  
  2-4 September Brabantse Ballonfeesten Netherlands www.brabantseballonfeesten.nl  
  2-4 September Chatsworth Country Fair Derbyshire, UK www.chatsworthcountryfair.co.uk  
  2-5 September Gatineau Balloon Festival Quebec, Canada www.montgolfieresgatineau.com  
  2-5 September Langfang Balloon Fiesta China hjh6630@naver.com  
  2-11 September Warsteiner International Montgolfiade Warstein, Germany www.warsteiner-montgolfiade.com  
  3 September Meerstad Balloon Fiesta Gronigen, Netherlands www.ballonfiestameerstad.nl  
  3-4 September Balloons & Bentleys Leeds Castle, Kent UK becki@airborneballoons.co.uk  
  3-4 September Westcountry Balloon Fiesta Tavistock, Devon, UK peter@westcountryballoons.com  
  3-4 September Color the Skies Ripon, California, USA www.colortheskies.com  
  3-5 September Colorado Balloon Classic Colorado Springs, USA www.balloonclassic.com  
  3-5 September Big Bend Balloon Bash Alpine, Texas, USA www.bigbendballoonbash.com  
  7-11 September Polish Balloon Cup Leszno, Poland ewapl@poczta.onet.pl  
  9-11 September The Great Reno Balloon Race Reno, Nevada, USA www.renoballoon.com  
  9-11 September Atlantic Balloon Fiesta Sussex, New Brunswick, Canada www.atlanticballoonfiesta.ca  
  9-11 September Huff n Puff Festival Kansas, USA www.huff-n-puff.org  
  9-11 September Parkstad Ballonfestival Hoensbroek, Netherlands www.parkstadballonfestival.nl  
  9-11 September Capannori Trophy Lucca, Italy www.flyairevents.org  
  9-17 September Coupe Aeronautique Gordon Bennett Gap-Tallard, France www.gordonbennett2011.org  
  9-18 September Ferrara Balloon Festival Italy www.ferrarafestival.it  
  10-11 September Elephant Butte Balloon Regatta New Mexico, USA ebbr.org  
  10-11 September Opa Rallye Augsburg, Germany RHassold@gmx.de Only For Pilots Over 60!
  10-11 September Colorfest Balloon Rally Pagosa Springs, Colorado, USA www.pagosarally.com  
  15-23 September European Hot Air Balloon Championship Lleida, Spain www.europeans2011.org/lleida  
  15-17 September Ravenna Balloon A-fair Ravenna, Ohio, USA www.ravennaballoonafair.com  
  17-18 September Royal Berkshire County Show Newbury, Berkshire, UK info@blooners2000.co.uk  
  16-18 September Plano Balloon Festival Texas, USA www.planoballoonfest.org  
  16-18 September Moers Balloon Festival Moers, Germany www.moerserballonfestival.de  
  16-18 September Snowmass Balloon Festival Snowmass, Colorado, USA www.snowmassballoon.com  
  16-18 September Great Forest Park Balloon Race St Louis, Missouri, USA www.greatforestparkballoonrace.com  
  16-18 September Remax of Midland Balloon Festival Midland, Michigan, USA www.remaxofmidland.com  
  16-18 September Frankton Balloon Extravaganza Indiana, USA www.heritagedays.org  
  16-19 September Honda Grand Prix 3 Suzuka, Japan www.air-b.com  
  16-20 September Izmir Hot Air Balloon Festival Izmir, Turkey info@sjtturkey.com  
  16-24 September Libro Balloon Cup Kirchberg, Austria www.ballooningtyrol.com  
  22-25 September Airondack Balloon Festival Queensbury, New York, USA www.adirondackballoonfest.org  
  23-24 September Thomapyrin Cup Lutherstadt Eisleben, Germany www.thomapyrin-cup.de  
  23-25 September Spirit of Kentucky Balloon Festival Louisville, Kentucky, USA www.skyballoonfest.com  
  23-25 September Valleyfest Spokane, Washington, USA www.valleyfest.org  
  23-25 September Legends Balloon Rally Hot Springs, Arizona aerostation@hughes.net  
  23-25 September Mesa Verde Country Balloon Festival Mancos Valley, Colorado, USA www.mesaverdecountry.com  
  23-25 September Prosser Balloon Rally Prosser, Washington, USA www.prosserballoonrally.org  
  23-25 September Ruby Mountain Balloon Festival Spring Creek, Nevada, USA rubymountainballoonfestival.com  
  23-25 September Quad Cities Balloons Festival East Moline, Illinois, USA www.qcballoonfestival.com  
  24 September One Day Meet Buren Netherlands www.balloonfederation.be  
  29 September - 2 October Maramures International Balloon Fiesta Baie Mare, Romania www.johnbalon.ro  
  29 September - 2 October Indian Summer Balloon Competition Stalowa Wola, Poland asw_baza@o2.pl  
  October 2011        
  1-3 October Altotting Balloon Race Bavaria, Germany www.freiballonclub.de  
  1-3 October Georgian Open Championship Sighnaghi, Georgia www.skytravel.ge  
  1-9 October Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta New Mexico, USA www.balloonfiesta.com  
  1-9 October Paestum Balloon Festival Naples, Italy info@mongolfiere.it  
  5-6 October Grassroots Balloon Meet Sackville Lodge, Bedford, UK www.grassrootsballooning.org.uk  
  7-9 October Vencimont Balloon Meet Belgium info@aerovolare.be  
  7-9 October Women's Meet Oxfordshire, UK balloonjourneys@alliedunnington.co.uk  
  7-10 October Balloons and Bounty Oneida, New York, USA www.balloonsandbounty.com  
  14-16 October One Man Meet Welshpool, UK phil@gonewiththewind.uk.com  
  14-16 October Great Mississippi River Balloon Race Natchez, Mississippi, USA www.natchezballoonrace.com  
  21-23 October One Man Meet at Barolo Italy info@balloonpromotion.com  
  21-22 October Poteau Balloonfest Oklahoma, USA www.poteauchamber.com  
  21-23 October Remax Balloonar Lift-Off Johnson Space Center, Texas, USA www.ballunarfestival.com  
  21-23 October Carolina BalloonFest Statesville, North Carolina, USA www.carolinaballoonfest.com  
  21-24 October One Man Meet at Barolo Italy info@balloonpromotion.com  
  22-28 October Apfelmontgolfiade Puch, Styria, Austria info@apfelland.info  
  28-30 October Pirates Of The Canyon Palo Duro Canyon, Texas, USA www.piratesofthecanyon.com  
  28-30 October Taos Mountain Balloon Rally Taos, New Mexico, USA www.taosballoonrally.com  
  29 October Old Balloon Inflation Day Amersfoort, Netherlands oldballooncollectors@gmail.com  
  29-30 October Masino Castle Balloon Meet Turin, Italy info@mongolfiere.it  
  November 2011        
  1 November Airship Association Annual Symposium London www.airship-association.org  
  2-6 November Saga International Balloon Fiesta Saga, Japan www.sibf.jp  
  4-5 November Celina Balloon Festival Celina, Texas, USA www.celinaballoonfestival.com  
  5-6 November Balloons and Bluegrass festival Artesia, New Mexico, USA www.artesiachamber.com  
  5-6 November Balloons over Anderson Anderson, South Carolina, USA www.balloonsoveranderson.org  
  7-9 November Pushkar International Balloon Meet Pushkar, Rajasthan, India www.skywaltz.com  
  11-13 November Le Puy Meet Le Puy en Velay, France guerin.jm@wanadoo.fr  
  11-13 November Norris Foundation Balloon Festival Las Vegas, Nevada, USA www.deafkidskamp.com  
  11-13 November Martinov Festival Majsperk, Slovenia balon@velenje.com  
  12 November One Day Meet Waasland Belgium www.balloonfederation.be  
  18-20 November Arizona Balloon Classic Chandler, Arizona, USA www.azballoonclassic.com  
  18-21 November Festival del Globo de Leon Leon, Mexico www.festivaldelglobo.com.mx  
  18-20 November Colorado River Crossing Yuma, Arizona, USA www.caballeros.org  
  23-27 November Honda Balloon Championship Tochigi, Japan www.air-b.com  
  December 2011        
  1-3 December UAE Balloon Festival Dubai www.stadia5.com  
  2-4 December Red Rock Balloon Rally Gallup, New Mexico, USA www.redrockballoonrally.com  
  5-6 December Airships to the Arctic Conference Seattle, Washington, USA gwylie@isopolar.ca  
  8-11 December L'Aquila Balloon Festival Abruzzo, Italy www.ballon.it  
  10-13 December Pattaya Balloon Fiesta Thailand www.pibf.info  
  2012        
  January 2012        
  7-8 January Icicle Meet Savernake, WIltshire, UK www.icicle.org.uk  
  7-15 January Dolomiti Balloon Festival Toblach/Dobbiaco, Italy www.balloonfestival.it  
  7-14 January Filzmoos Balloon Week Filzmoos, Austria www.ballooningtyrol.com  
  7-14 January Dachstein Alpine Trophy Gosau, Austria www.dachstein-alpentrophy.com  
  7-16 January Warstein Wintermontgolfiade Bad Hindelang, Bavaria, Germany www.warsteiner-wintermontgolfiade.de  
  8-22 January Tannheim Balloon Festival Tannheim, Germany www.ballonfestival-tannheimertal.de  
  13-15 January Bluff Balloon Festival Bluff, Utah, USA www.bluffutah.org  
  14-21 January BP Gas Balloon Trophy Filzmoos, Austria www.filzmoos.at  
  19-22 January Havasu Island Balloon Festival Lake Havasu City, Arizona, USA www.havasuballoonfest.com  
  21-28 January Kaiserwinkl Balloon Festival Kaiserwinkl, Austria www.ballooningtyrol.com  
  21-29 January Chateau d'Oex Balloon Festival Switzerland www.ballonchateaudoex.ch  
  22-29 January Inzeller Ballonwoche Inzell, Germany info@airfun.nl  
  February 2012        
  3-5 February Hudson Hot Air Affair Hudson, Wisconsin, USA www.hudsonhotairaffair.com  
  3-5 February Lake Bled Balloon Festival Bled, Slovenia baloni@siol.net  
  5-11 February Arosa Ballonwoche Arosa, Switzerland www.ballonwoche.ch  
  9- 12 February Philippines Balloon Festival Clark Field, Angeles City, Philippines info@asianairsafari.com  
  9-13 February Namibian Balloon Festival Uis, Namibia hotairballoon@gmx.de  
  11-14 February St Valentine Meet Aosta, Italy info@mongolfiere.it  
  7-17 February Arctic Balloon Adventure Gallivare, Swedish Lapland hendrik@easy-event.de  
  12-18 February Swedish Open Championship Granna, Sweden www.bkandree.se  
  17-19 February Maharashtra Balloon Festival Lonavala, Maharashtra, India pilot@mibf.in  
  24-26 February Brass Monkey Meet Harrogate, N Yorks, UK prba.org.uk  
  25 February Winter Gas Balloon Race Bruck, Germany www.freiballonclub.de  
  26 February Frankenballoncup Nuremberg, Germany www.frankenballon.de  
  March 2012        
  2 March Sun n Fun First Friday Balloon Glow Lakeland, Florida www.downtownlakelandfl.com  
  2-4 March Winthrop Balloon Roundup Winthrop, Washington, USA www.winthropwashington.com  
  8-11 March Balloons over Wairarapa Wairarapa, New Zealand www.nzballoons.co.nz  
  10-18 March Canberra Festival Balloon Spectacular Canberra, Australia www.canberraballoons.com.au  
  15-18 March Putrajaya International Balloon Festival Malaysia www.myballoonfiesta.com  
  23-25 March New Smyrna Beach Balloon Festival New Smyrna Beach, Florida, USA seasideballoonfest.com  
  28 March - 1 April Balloons over Waikato Hamilton, New Zealand www.balloonsoverwaikato.co.nz  
  29 March - 1 April Trofeu  de Globus del Mercat del Ram Vic, Barcelona, Spain balo@balotour.com  
  April 2012        
  6-8 April Honda Grand Prix 1 Waterase, Japan www.air-b.com  
  7 April Lift Off Levin Levin, New Zealand www.liftofflevin.org.nz CANCELLED
  7-8 April Easter Flying Weekend Frilford Heath, Oxfordshire www.3440.org  
  7-9 April Trim Hot Air Balloon Fiesta Trim, Co Meath, Ireland www.trimballoonfiesta.com  
  12-15 April Easter Balloon Competition Grudziadz, Poland www.balonwe.lisie.pl  
  13-15 April Montgolfiades de Geneve Geneva, Switzerland www.geneve-tourisme.ch  
  14-15 April Balloons over Paradise Immokalee, Florida, USA www.seminolecasinoevents.com  
  14-21 April Canowindra Balloon Challenge Canowindra, Australia www.canowindrachallenge.org.au  
  20-25 April Turkey Balloon Festival Izmir, Turkey info@sjtturkey.com  
  27 April - 2 May Mountain Balloon Competition Krosno, Poland http://gorskie-zawody-balonowe.pl/  
  28-29 April Ballonhappening Waregem Waregem, Belgium www.ballonhappening.be  
  28 April - 1 May Beaujolais Montgolfiades Belleville, France www.atelierdelaerostation.fr  
  30 April - 7 May Art & Science of Flight Florence, Italy www.flyballoon.it  
  May 2012        
  3-6 May Honda Grand Prix 2 Saku, Japan www.air-b.com  
  5-7 May Trentham Gardens Meet Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs, UK meets@nwbac.com NWBAC members only flyout
  10-12 May Preakness Celebration Balloon Festival Baltimore, Maryland, USA www.ballooningusa.com/preakness  
  11-13 May Walla Walla Balloon Stampede Walla Walla, Washington, USA www.wwvchamber.com  
  11-13 May Sunflower Balloon Fest Anthony, Kansas, USA www.sunflowerballoonfest.com  
  11-13 May Stuttgart Linde Open Gas Balloon Race Stuttgart, Germany www.slo2011.ballon-stuttgart.de  
  11-13 May Lille Montgolfiades Lille, France montgolfiades.ec-lille.fr  
  16-20 May Belgian Balloon Trophy Hotton, Belgium bbt2012.balloonfederation.be  
  16-20 May Swiss Balloon Championship Sitterdorf, Switzerland www.ballon-wettkampf.ch  
  17-19 May Heavenly Allgau Balloon Festival Kisslegg, Allgau, Germany www.himmlisches-allgaeu.de  
  19-20 May BBM&L Inflation Event Lakeside lodge, Pidley, Cambs www.bbml.org.uk Note change of venue
  22-27 May FAI Junior Ballooning Championship Marijampole, Lithuania www.worldjunior2012hab.org  
  25 May Hofteballooning, Hengevelde Hengevelde, Netherlands www.hofteballooning.nl  
  25-28 May Freedom Weekend Aloft Simpsonville, South Carolina, USA www.freedomweekend.org  
  25-28 May The Flying Man of Pocklington N Yorks, UK prba.org.uk  
  25-28 May Red, White and Blue Balloon Rally Letchworth, New York, USA www.balloonsoverletchworth.com  
  26-28 May Montgolfiades Chalon-sur-Saone France www.montgolfiades71.com  
  30 May - 2 June LMT Cup Madona, Latvia www.lmtkauss.lv  
  31 May - 2 June Helen to the Atlantic Balloon Race Helen, Georgia, USA www.helenballoon.com  
  June 2012        
  1-3 June Telluride Balloon Festival Telluride, Colorado, USA www.tellurideballoonfestival.com  
  1-3 June Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Festival California, USA www.tvbwf.com  
  1-3 June Cambridge Valley Balloon Festival Cambridge, New York, USA www.cambridgenychamber.com  
  1-4 June Castlepollard Balloon Festival Tullynally, Co Westmeath, Ireland www.tullynallycastle.com  
  4 June 3-4-40 Jubilee Flyout and Beacon Glow Abingdon, Oxfordshire, UK www.3440.org  
  2-3 June Thunder on the Lakeshore Manitowoc, Wisconsin, USA www.manitowocairshow.com  
  2-5 June Jubilee Meet Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria, UK meets@nwbac.com  
  6-10 June Kosice Balloon Fiesta Slovakia ingrid@balon.sk  
  7-10 June Krakov Competition and EUCup Bochnia, Nowy Wisnicz, Poland biuro@aeroklubkrakowski.pl  
  7-10 June Held Trophy Appenzell, Switzerland www.heldtrophy.com  
  8 June Great American Balloon Race Danville, Kentucky, USA www.greatamericanballoonrace.com  
  8-10 June Evesham Balloon Meet Worcestershire, UK eveshamhotairfest@btinternet.com  
  8-10 June Witton Castle Meet Co Durham, UK prba.org.uk  
  8-10 June Balloon Festival Bonn Germany www.ballonfestival-bonn.de  
  8-10 June Jamesville Balloonfest Jamesville,  New York, USA syracuseballoonfest.com  
  9-12 June Monroe Balloon Rally (US Nationals) Monroe, Wisconsin, USA www.monroeballoonrally.com  
  9-17 June Pskov International Balloon Meeting Velikie Luki, Pskov, Russia www.ballooning.ru  
  15-17 June Wickenby Wings and Wheels Lincoln, UK committee@prba.org.uk  
  15-17 June Gulf Coast Balloon Festival Foley, Alabama, USA www.gulfcoastballoonfestival.com  
  15-17 June Quechee Hot Air Balloon Festival Quechee, New England, USA www.quecheeballoonfestival.com  
  15-17 June Exclusive Cup Berkeley, Gloucestershire, UK fly@balloon.tv  
  15-24 June Warstein Balloon Sail Week Kiel, Germany www.balloon-sail.de  
  16-17 June Ballons et Bastides Villefranche de Rouergue,  Najac, France www.ballonsetbastides.com  
  21-24 June Cappadocia Balloon Festival Nevsehir, Turkey www.kapadokyabalonfestivali.com  
  22-24 June Tigard Balloon Festival Tigard, Oregon, USA www.tigardballoon.org  
  22-24 June Brocklesby Park Country Fair Grimsby, Lincs, UK committee@prba.org.uk  
  22-24 June Polish German Balloon Festival Szczecinek, Poland latanie@gmail.com  
  22-24 June Montgolfiades de St Germain du Bois France contact@les3b.org  
  22-24 June Great War Memorial Balloon Race Little Rock, Arkansas, USA www.greatwarmemorialballoonrace.com  
  26 June - 1 July Czech National Championships Radesin, Czech Republic www.balonove-mistrovstvi.cz  
  27 June - 1 July Battle Creek Field of Flight Festival Battle Creek, Michigan, USA bcballoons.com  
  28 June - 1 July Ashland Ohio Balloonfest Ashland, Ohio, USA www.ashlandohioballoonfest.com  
  29-30 June Ballooning on the Balcony Cingoli, Italy www.mongolfiere.it  
  29 June - 1 July White Horse Meet Thirsk, N Yorks, UK prba.org.uk  
  29 June - 2 Sept Taiwan Balloon Festival Taitung, Taiwan carol00316@hotmail.com Any 7 days over this period
  30 June - 1 July BBAC President's Trophy Stroud, Gloucestershire, UK www.ballooncomps.org.uk  
  30 June - 7 July Heavenly Fair Balloon Festival Kungur, Perm, Russia www.ballooning.ru  
  July 2012        
  5-8 July European Balloon Festival Igualada, Spain admin@ultramagic.com  
  6-8 July Sunkiss Balloon Festival Glens Falls, New York, USA www.wix.com/christ256/skbf  
  7-10 July Hillsborough Balloon Festival Hillsborough, New Hampshire, USA www.balloonfestival.org  
  8-22 July Italian International Grand Prix Todi, Italy todigrandprix@tiscalinet.it  
  11-15 July LuxGSM World Championship Echternach, Luxembourg www.wbt.lu  
  12-15 July Kinsmen Lift-Off Cornwall, Ontario, Canada www.lift-off.ca  
  12-15 July Golden Ring of Russia Balloon Festival Pereslavl-Zaleski, Yaroslavl, Russia aerosatc@rosmail.ru  
  15-17 July Gulf Coast Balloon Festival Foley, Alabama, USA www.southbaldwinchamber.com  
  15-17 July Quechee Balloon Festival Vermont, USA www.quecheeballoonfestival.com  
  19-21 July Balloons at the Park Chillicothe, Illinois, USA www.balloonsatthepark.com  
  20-21 July Balloons over the Mississippi Fort Madison, Iowa, USA www.fortmadisonballoons.com  
  21-22 July GB Grand Prix 1 Ludlow, Shropshire www.compsclub.bbac.org  
  24 July - 4 August International Youth Camp Stuttgart, Germany www.ballon.eu  
  24-29 July US Nationals Longview, Texas, USA www.greattexasballoonrace.com  
  25-29 July Latvian Open Balloon Championship Valmeira, Latvia www.ballooning.lv  
  25-29 July Friese Ballonfeesten Joure, Netherlands www.ballonfeesten.nl  
  26-29 July Magic City Balloon Rally Billings, Montana, USA www.magiccityhotairballoonrally.com  
  26-29 July Saxonia International Balloon Festival Leipzig, Germany www.balloonfiesta.de  
  26-29 July Western Pennsylvania Balloon Quest New Castle, Pennsylvania, USA www.wpaballoonquest.webs.com  
  27-29 July Balloons over Niagara Sanborn, New York, USA niagraracc.suny.edu  
  27-29 July Bedale Balloon Meet Bedale, N Yorks, UK prba.org.uk  
  27-29 July QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning Readington, New Jersey, USA balloonfestival.com  
  28-29 July Ballonmeeting Stad Eeklo Eeklo, Belgium www.meetjeslandseballoonmeeting.be  
  28 July - 4 August International Youth Balloon Camp Weilimdorf, Stuttgart, Germany tim@hopstein-diller.de  
  28 July - 4 August Warren County Farmers Fair Balloon Fest Phillipsburg, New Jersey, USA www.balloonfestnj.com  
  August 2012        
  1-5 August Festivent Levis, Quebec, Canada festivent.net  
  3-5 August Coupe d'Europe Espoirs de Montgolfieres Mirebeau, France cee.atelierdelaerostation.fr  
  3-5 August Sweetheart Balloon Rally Loveland, Colorado, USA www.engagingloveland.org  
  3-5 August Green Grove Gardens Balloon Festival Greencastle, Pennsylvania, USA greengrovegardensballoonfestival.net  
  3-5 August Spiedie Balloon Rally Binghampton, New York, USA www.spiediefest.com  
  9-12 August Bristol International Balloon Fiesta Ashton Court, Bristol, UK www.bristolballoonfiesta.co.uk  
  10-11 August Great Midwest Balloon Fest Kansas, USA www.greatmidwestballoonfest.org  
  10-12 August Driffield Steam Fair E Yorks, UK committee@prba.org.uk  
  10-12 August Borken Balloon Meet Borken, Germany info@air-and-air.de  
  10-12 August Flag City BalloonFest Findlay, Ohio, USA www.flagcityballoonfest.com  
  11-19 August St-Jean-sur-Richelieu Balloon Festival St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, Canada www.ballooncanada.com  
  15-18 August Barneveld Balloon Fiesta Barneveld, Netherlands www.ballonfiestabarneveld.nl  
  16-19 August Magdeburg Balloon Meet Magdeburg, Germany werl@ballon.de  
  16-19 August Bad Griesbach Balloon Meet Bad Griesbach, Bavaria, Germany info@ballonhafen.de  
  17-18 August Ballonfestival Grave Grave, Netherlands www.ballonfestival-grave.nl  
  17-19 August Northampton Balloon Festival Billing Aquadrome, Northampton, UK www.thenorthamptonballoonfestival.co.uk  
  17-19 August Centralia Balloon Festival Centralia, Illinois, USA www.balloon-fest.com  
  17-19 August Kevelaer Balloon Festival Germany sylvia201054@yahoo.co.uk  
  17-19 August Ogden Valley Balloon Festival Eden, Utah, USA www.ogdenvalleyballoonfestival.com  
  17-19 August Jules Verne Challenge Amiens, France www.defijulesverne.fr  
  17-19 August Mosel Balloon Fiesta Trier-Fohren, Germany www.moselballonfiesta.de  
  17-19 August Flaming Star balloon Meet Stuttgart, Germany bsg-sonnenbuehl@t-online.de  
  17-25 August FAI World Balloon Championships Battle Creek, Michigan, USA www.bfa.net  
  18 August Ballooning in Cologne Koeln, Germany van-den-bogaard@netcologne.de  
  18-26 August Balloon Magic Kurpfaelzer Heidelberg Germany www.heidelberg-ballon.de  
  19 August Balloons, Bikes & Ferraris Groombridge Place, Tunbridge Wells, UK www.groombridge.co.uk/special.htm  
  19-24 August Bitterfeld Gas Balloon Week Bitterfeld, Germany ballon-bitterfeld@gmx.de  
  23-26 August Munster Montgolfiade Munster, Germany www.fsv-muenster.eu  
  24 August Seppe Airfield Balloon Meet Seppe, Brabant, Netherlands www.balloonteam.nl  
  24-25 August Metamora Country Days Balloon Festival Michigan, USA www.metamorachamber.org  
  24-26 August Strathaven Balloon Festival Strathaven, Scotland, UK www.strathavenballoonfestival.co.uk  
  24-26 August Lower Bavarian Balloon Race Landshut, Germany www.bsg-landshut.de  
  24-27 August Tiverton Balloon Festival Devon, UK www.tivertonballoonfestival.co.uk  
  25-26 August Linde Cup (gas balloons) Bitterfeld, Germany ballon-bitterfeld@gmx.de  
  25-26 August Hottolfiades 2012 Hotton, Belgium www.hottolfiades.com  
  25-27 August Coniston Meet Torver, Coniston, Cumbria, UK meets@nwbac.com  
  29 August - 2 Sept Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic Boise, Idaho, USA www.spiritofboise.com  
  30 August - 1 September Great Pershing Balloon Derby Brookfield, Missouri, USA www.pershingballoonderby.com  
  31 August - 1 Sept Ballon Fiesta Meerstad Meerstad, Netherlands www.ballonfiestameerstad.nl  
  31 August - 1 Sept Festival de Montgolfieres de Gatineau Gatineau, Quebec, Canada www.montgolfieresgatineau.com  
  31 August - 2 September Bad Durrheimer Balloon Festival Black Forest, Germany www.ballonfestival.obeth.de  
  31 August - 2 September Sint Niklaas Balloon Festival Sint Niklaas, Belgium www.vredefeesten.be  
  31 August - 2 September Chatsworth Country Fair Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, UK www.chatsworthcountryfair.co.uk  
  31 August - 2 September Montgolfiade de Thouars Deux-Sevres, France www.montgolfiad​e.fr  
  31 August - 3 September New York State Festival of Balloons Dansville, New York, USA www.nyfob.com  
  31 August - 8 September Warsteiner Internationale Montgolfiade Warstein, Germany www.warsteiner-montgolfiade.com  
  31 August - 8 September Coupe Aeronautique Gordon Bennett Toggenburg, Switzerland www.gordonbennett2012.ch  
  September 2012        
  1-2 September Color the Skies Ripon, California, USA www.colortheskies.com  
  1-2 September Montgolfiades des Flandres Hazebrouck, France montgolfierespa​ssion@wanadoo.f​r  
  1-3 September Colorado Balloon Classic Colorado Springs, USA www.balloonclassic.com  
  1-3 September Big Bend Balloon Bash Alpine, Texas, USA www.bigbendballoonbash.com  
  7-9 September The Great Reno Balloon Race Reno, Nevada, USA www.renoballoon.com  
  7-9 September Grass Roots Meet Sackville, Beds, UK www.grassrootsballooning.org.uk  
  7-9 September Van Wert Ohio Hot Air Affair Van Wert, Ohio, USA jersons@msn.com  
  7-9 September Atlantic Balloon Fiesta Sussex, New Brunswick, Canada www.atlanticballoonfiesta.ca  
  7-9 September The Sky's the Limit Gainsville, Texas, USA www.theskysthelimit.org  
  7-9 September Huff 'n' Puff Festival Topeka, Kansas, USA www.huff-n-puff.org  
  7-16 September Ferrara Balloon Festival Ferrara, Italy www.ferrarafestival.it  
  8-9 September Elephant Butte Balloon Regatta New Mexico, USA ebbr.org  
  8-9 September Colorfest Balloon Rally Pagosa Springs, Colorado, USA www.pagosarally.com  
  8-12 September European Balloon Cup Feodosia Feodosia, Ukraine fiesta@feosky.net  
  11-16 September UK National Championships Pidley, Cambs, UK www.compsclub.bbac.org  
  13-16 September Ravenna Balloon A-fair Ravenna, Ohio, USA www.ravennaballoonafair.com  
  14-16 September Thueringer Montgolfiade Heldburg, Germany www.thueringer-montgolfiade.de/  
  14-16 September South German Balloon Race Altotting, Germany www.freiballonclub.de  
  14-16 September Opa Rally Augsburg, Germany rhassold@rhpm.de Senior pilots only!
  14-16 September Moers Balloon Festival Moers, Germany ringel@ringel-gmbh.de  
  14-16 September Open Diego Criado del Rey Trophy Valladolid, Spain www.diegocriadodelrey.com  
  14-16 September Parkstad Balloon Festival Hoensbroek, Netherlands www.parkstadballonfestival.nl  
  14-16 September Snowmass Balloon Festival Snowmass, Colorado, USA www.snowmassballoon.com  
  14-16 September Great Forest Park Balloon Race St Louis, Missouri, USA www.greatforestparkballoonrace.com  
  14-16 September Remax of Midland Balloon Show Midland, Michigan, USA www.remaxofmidland.com  
  14-16 September Frankton Balloon Extravaganza Indiana, USA www.heritagedays.org  
  15-17 September Honda Grand Prix 3 Suzuka, Japan www.air-b.com  
  18-22 September FAI Women's European Championship Frankenthal, Germany www.womeneuropeans2012balloon.de  
  20-23 September Airondack Balloon Festival Glens Falls, New York, USA www.adirondackballoonfest.org  
  20-23 September Bostalsee Balloon Festival St Ingbert, Germany www.ballonfahren-alibebi.de  
  21-22 September Autumn Gas Balloon Race Burgkirchen, Germany www.freiballonclub.de  
  21-22 September Legends Balloon Rally Hot Springs, Arizona cegleston@hotsprings.org  
  21-23 September Naburn Lock Meet Naburn Lock, York, UK prba.org.uk  
  21-23 September Garden City Balloon Classic Kansas, USA www.gardencitychamber.net  
  21-23 September Thomapyrin Cup Balloon Festival Eisleben, Germany www.thomapyrin-cup.de  
  21-23 September Plano Balloon Festival Plano, Texas, USA www.planoballoonfest.org  
  21-23 September Valleyfest Spokane, Washington, USA www.valleyfest.org  
  22-28 September International Libro Balloon Festival Kirchberg, Tirol, Austria www.ballooningtyrol.com  
  26-30 September Wloclawek Balloon Contest Wloklawek, Poland www.aeroklub.wloclawek.pl  
  28-30 September Mesa Verde Country Balloon Festival Mancos Valley, Colorado, USA www.mesaverdecountry.com  
  28-30 September Prosser Balloon Rally Prosser, Washington, USA www.prosserballoonrally.org  
  29-30 September Montgolfiades de Rocamadour Rocamadour, France jp.salgues@orange.fr  
  29 September -1 October Ballonwoche Flims Flims, Switzerland www.ballonwoche-flims.ch  
  29 September - 7 October Paestum Balloon Festival Salerno, Napoli, Italy www.mongolfiere.it  
  October 2012        
  3-5 October Timna International Balloon Festival Israel tal@rize.co.il  
  4-7 October Marmures International Balloon Festival Baia Mare, Romania yr9001@gmail.com  
  5-6 October Bold Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival Machias, Maine, USA www.machiaschamber.org Balloons wanted!
  5-7 October Vencimont Balloon Meet Belgium info@aerovolare.be  
  5-7 October Women's Meet Welshpool, UK balloonjourneys@alliedunnington.co.uk  
  6-7 October GB Grand Prix 2 Husbands Bosworth, Leics, UK www.compsclub.bbac.org  
  6-14 October Albuquerque International Balloon Festival Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA www.balloonfiesta.com  
  12-14 October One Man's Meet Welshpool, UK phil@gonewiththewind.uk.com  
  19-21 October Great Mississippi River Balloon Race Natchez, Mississippi, USA www.natchezballoonrace.com  
  19-21 October Carolina Balloon Fest Statesville, North Carolina, USA www.carolinaballoonfest.com  
  26-27 October Celina Balloon Festival Texas, USA www.celinaballoonfestival.com  
  26-28 October Veterans Flight Stephensville, Texas, USA veteransflight.weebly.com  
  27-28 October Masino Castle Balloon Festival Turin, Italy www.mongolfiere.it  
  31 October - 4 November Honda Grand Prix 4 Saga, Japan www.air-b.com  
  November 2012        
  9-11 November Le Puy Meet Le Puy en Velay, France guerin.jm@wanadoo.fr  
  9-18 November Nola Expo Bride Nola, Campagnia, Italy www.tmevent.it would like balloons
  16-18 November Humber Bridge Meet Leven, E York, UK prba.org.uk  
  16-18 November Colorado River Crossing Yuma, Arizona, USA caballeros.org  
  17-19 November Festival del Globos Leon, Mexico www.festivaldelglobo.com.mx  
  21-25 November Honda International Championship Tochigi, Japan www.air-b.com  
  23-25 November Thailand International Balloon Festival Chiang Mai, Thailand www.thailandballoonfestival.com  
  December 2012        
  7-9 December Aquila Balloon Festival Italy www.ballon.it  
  7-9 December Arizona Balloon Classic Gilbert, Arizona, USA www.aegaz.com  
  25 December Xmas Balloon Inflation Vrasene, Belgium www.airventureballooning.be  
  27 December - 1 January Conero Balloon Festival Italy www.ballon.it  
  2013        
  January 2013        
  4-6 January Epiphany Meet Mondovi, Italy www.aeroclubmondovi.it  
  5-6 January Icicle Meet Marlborough, Berkshire, UK www.icicle.org.uk  
  5-13 January Dolomiti Balloon Festival Dobbiaco, South Tirol, Italy

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  5-13 January Warsteiner Wintermontgolfiade Bad Hindelang, Germany www.warsteiner-wintermontgolfiade.de  
  7-20 January Tannheimertal Balloon Festival Tannheim, Austria www.ballonfestival-tannheimertal.de  
  11-13 January Monument Valley Balloon Event Monument Valley, Utah, USA www.navajonationparks.org  
  12-19 January Dachstein Alpentrophy Gosau, Austria www.dachstein-alpentrophy.com  
  12-19 January Filzmoos Balloon Week Filzmoos, Austria www.filzmoos.at  
  12-26 January Mautendorf Winter Ballooning Mautendorf, Austria werl@ballon.de  
  18-20 January Bluff Balloon Festival Bluff, Utah, USA www.bluffutah.org  
  18-20 January Chiang Mai Balloon Festival Chiang Mai, Thailand www.pibf.info  
  18-21 January Havasu Balloon Festival Lake Havasu City, Arizona, USA www.havasuballoonfest.com  
  19-26 January Kaiserwinkl Alpine Balloon Meet Walchsee, Austria www.ballooningtyrol.com  
  26 January - 3 February Chateau d'Oex Balloon Festival Chateau d'Oex, Switzerland www.festivaldeballons.ch  
  February 2013        
  1-10 February Vernon Winter Carnival Vernon, British Columbia, Canada www.vernonwintercarnival.com  
  5-15 February Arctic Balloon Adventure Gallivare, Swedish Lapland www.hot-air-balloon-adventure.com  
  13-17 February San Valentino Meeting Carpineti, Italy www.comunicazioneinvolo.com  
  21-14 February Philippine Balloon Fiesta Clark, Pampanga, Philippines www.philballoonfest.net  
  23-24 February Brass Monkey Meet Harrogate, N Yorks, UK prba.org.uk  
  March 2013        
  1-3 March Winthrop Balloon Roundup Winthrop, Washington, USA www.winthropwashington.com  
  9-17 March Canberra Balloon Spectacular Canberra, Australia vanessa.febo@act.gov.au  
  18 March - April 1 Matera Balloon Festival Sassi, Matera, Italy info@comunicazioneinvolo.com Each weekend
  19-24 March Free State Special Shapes Fiesta Bethlehem, South Africa hanke@magicballoons.co.za  
  15-24 March Sri Lanka Balloon Festival Sri Lanka www.airmagic.lk  
  21-24 March Balloons over Wairarapa Masterton, New Zealand www.nzballoons.co.nz  
  28-31 March Putrajaya International Balloon Festival Malaysia www.myballoonfiesta.com  
  April 2013        
  3-7 April Balloons over Waikato Hamilton, New Zealand www.balloonsoverwaikato.co.nz  
  4-7 April Easter Balloon Competition Grudziadz, Poland www.balonwe.lisie.pl  
  5-7 April Honda Watarase Grand Prix Watarase, Japan www.air-b.com  
  5-7 April New Smyrna Beach Balloon Fest New Smyrna Beach, Florida, USA balloonandskyfest.com  
  19-21 April Montgolfiades de Geneve Geneva, Switzerland www.geneve-tourisme.ch  
  19-21 April Balloons over Paradise Immokalee, Florida jt1000@mindspring.com  
  20-27 April Australian National Championships Canowindra, NSW, Australia www.canowindrachallenge.org.au  
  26-28 April Crossroads Balloon Rally Lamesa, Texas, USA cityoflamesa2013.eventbrite.com  
  27-28 April Ballonhappening Waregem Belgium www.ballonhappening.be  
  May 2013        
  3-5 May Montgolfiades de Centrale Lille Lille, France montgolfiades.eclille@gmail.com  
  3-5 May Meeting d'Evian Evian les Bains, France www.eviantourism.com  
  3-5 May Riga Vision Balloon Fiesta Riga, Latvia www.rigavision2013.lv  
  4-5 May Montgolfiades du Beaujolais Belleville, France www.montgolfiades.over-blog.fr  
  8-12 May Dutch-Belgian Championship Wezuperbrug, Drenthe, Netherlands www.nkballonvaren.nl  
  16-18 May Preakness Celebration Balloon Festival Howard County, Maryland, USA www.ballooningusa.com/preakness  
  18-20 May Festival de Montgolfieres de Chalon Chalon-sur-Saone, France www.montgolfiades71.com  
  24-27 May Balloons over Bavaria Frankenmuth, Michigan, USA dogfunfest.com  
  24-27 May Freedom Weekend Aloft Simpsonville, S Carolina, USA www.aloft.org  
  25-26 May Alabama Jubilee Balloon Classic Decatur, Alabama, USA www.alabamajubilee.net  
  25-27 May Mountbatten School Fly-Out Romsey, Hants, UK digital21@sky.com  
  25-27 May KLAQ Balloon Festival El Paso, Texas visitelpaso.com  
  31 May - 2 June Montgolfiades de l'ENSTIB Epinal, France gauthier.lebourles@gmail.com  
  31 May - 2 June Held Balloon Trophy Appenzell, Switzerland bureau@held.ch  
  31 May - 2 June Temecula Balloon & Wine Festival Temecula Valley, California, USA www.tvbwf.com  
  June 2013        
  1 June - 11 August Taiwan Balloon Festival Taitung, Taiwan chinyeh625@gmail.com Any 10 day period
  5-9 June Balloon Fiesta Kosice Kosice, Slovakia www.balloon.sk  
  7 June Great American Balloon Race Danville, Kentucky, USA www.greatamericanballoonrace.com  
  7-9 June Hot Air Races Welshpool, UK 2013hotairraces@gmail.com  
  7-9 June Henge Hoppers Meet Kirklington, N Yorks, UK www.prba.org.uk  
  8-9 June Fete de la Montgolfiere Annonay, France www.mairie-annonay.fr  
  13-17 June South African National Championships Parys, South Africa hanke@magicballoons.co.za  
  14-16 June Bedale Balloon Meet Bedale, N Yorks, UK richard.bowater@ntlworld.com  
  14-16 June Wickenby Wings and Wheels Wickenby, Lincoln, UK www.prba.org.uk  
  14-16 June Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival Foley, Alabama, USA Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival  
  21-23 June Szczecinek Balloon Festival Szczecinek, Poland latanie@gmail.com  
  21-23 June Brocklesby Park Country Fair Grimsby, UK www.prba.org.uk  
  27-30 June Ashland Balloonfest Ashland, Ohio, USA www.ashlandohioballoonfest.com  
  28-30 June Ballonfestival Bonn Bonn, Germany www.ballonfestival-bonn.de  
  28-30 June Montgolfiades de champs Bains les Bains Bains le Bains, France maxime.thibaut@me.com  
  July 2013        
           
  3-7 July Battle Creek Field of Flight Battle Creek, Michigan, USA www.bcballoons.com  
  5-7 July White Horse Meet Thirsk, N Yorks, UK www.prba.org.uk  
  6-7 July UK Grand Prix 1 Evesham, Worcs, UK ballooncomps.org.uk  
  7-13 July International Youth Balloon Camp Landshut, Germany ballooniyc.com  
  7-21 July Italian Balloon Grand Prix Todi, Umbria, Italy todigrandprix@tiscalinet.it 25th year celebrations!
  10-15 July Golden Ring of Russia Aeronautics Festival Pereslavl-Zalessky, Yaroslavl, Russia oct2222@pereslavl.ru  
  11-14 July European Balloon Festival Igualada, Spain compres@ultramagic.com  
  12-14 July Tiverton Balloon Festival Tiverton, Devon, UK www.tivertonballoonfestival.co.uk  
  12-14 July Ohio Balloon Challenge Middletown, Ohio, USA info@ohiochallenge.com  
  19-21 July Elkhart County 4-H Fair Balloon Chase Goshen, Indiana, USA balloon@stutsapps.com  
  19-21 July Waterford Balloon Festival Waterford, Wisconsin, USA www.waterford-wi.org  
  21 July Hastings Pirate Day Fly-out Hastings, East Sussex, UK jemballooning@live.co.uk  
  22-28 July Great Texas Balloon Race Longview, Texas, USA www.greattexasballoonrace.com  
24-28 July Friese Ballonfeesten Joure, Holland www.ballonfeesten.nl
  25-28 July Silverstone Classic Balloon Meet Silverstone, Northants, UK pat@brandedsky.com  
  25-28 July Saxonia Balloon Fiesta Leipzig, Germany www.balloonfiesta.de  
  26 July - 4 August Lorraine Mondial Air Balloons Chambley, Metz, France www.pilatre-de-rozier.com  
  27-28 July Eeklo Town Balloon Meeting Eeklo, Belgium www.meetjeslandseballoonmeeting.com  
  August 2013        
  1-4 August Ladies' World Cup Blanzac, Charentes, France www.ffaerostation.org  
  3-4 August UK Grand Prix 2 Berkeley, Glos, UK ballooncomps.org.uk  
  7-11 August Latvian Nationals & Valmeira Cup Valmerira. Latvia www.naclidot.lv  
  8-11 August Bristol International Balloon Fiesta Bristol, UK www.bristolballoonfiesta.co.uk  
  9-11 August Driffield Steam Fair E Yorks, UK www.prba.org.uk  
  9-11 August Flag City balloon Fest Finlay, Ohio www.flagcityballoonfest.com  
  16-17 August Ballonfestival Grave Grave, Netherlands www.ballonfestival-grave.nl  
  16-17 August Hofteballooning Hengevelde, Netherlands www.hofteballooning.nl  
  16-18 August Northampton Balloon Festival Billing, Northants, UK www.thenorthamptonballoonfestival.co.uk  
  16-18 August Mosel Ballon Fiesta Germany www.moselballonfiesta.de  
22-31 August Coupe Gordon Bennett Nancy, France ffa@ffaerostation.org
  22-25 August Crown of Maine Balloon Fest Presque Isle, Maine, USA www.crownofmaineballoonfest.org  
  23-24 August Balloons over Grenada Grenada Lake, Mississippi, USA sandy@grenadamstourism.com  
  23-25 August Car Fest South Overton, Hants, UK jemballooning@live.co.uk Balloons by invitation only
  23-25 August Strathaven Balloon Festival Strathaven, S Lanarkshire, UK info@strathavenballoonfestival.co.uk  
  23-26 August Coniston Meet Coniston, Lake District, UK meets@nwbac.com  
  24-25 August Amiens Montgolfiades Amiens, France www.defijulesverne.fr  
  25-31 August Bethlehem Airshow Bethleham, South Africa airshow.bethleham@gmail.com  
  26 August Wells Moat Boat Race Wells, Somerset, UK cityofwellslions@aol.co.uk  
  27-31 August British Nationals Brissac, France ballooncomps.org.uk  
  28 August - 1 September Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic Boise, Idaho, USA www.spiritofboise.com  
  29 August - 1 September Masurian International Balloon Competition Olsztyn, Poland www.mazurskiezawodybalonowe.pl  
  30 August -  1 Sepember Chatsworth Country Fair Derbyshire, UK www.chatsworthcountryfair.co.uk Balloons by invitation only
  30 August - 1 September La Montgolfiade de Thouars Thouars, France www.montgolfiade.fr  
  30 August - 2 September Great Pershing Balloon Derby Brookfield, Missouri, USA www.pershingballoonderby.com  
  September 2013        
  5-8 September International Ballooning Days Toggenburg Ebnat-Kappel, Toggenburg, Switzerland www.ballontagetoggenburg.ch  
  6-8 September Van Wert Hot Air Festival Ohio, USA vanwerthotairfestival.com  
  6-8 September St Niklaas Vredefeesten St Niklaas, Belgium www.sint-niklaas.be  
  6-8 September Grass Roots Balloon Meet Sackville Farm, Beds, UK www.grassrootsballooning.org.uk  
  6-8 September Great Reno Balloon Race Reno, Nevada, USA www.renoballoon.com  
  6-8 September Atlantic Balloon Fiesta Sussex, New Brusnwick, Canada www.atlanticballoonfiesta.ca  
6-8 September Huff 'n' Puff Festival Topeka, Kansas, USA www.huff-n-puff.org
  6-14 September European Championship Wloklawek, Poland europeans2013.com  
  6-15 September Ferrara Balloon Meeting Italy info@comunicazioneinvolo.com  
  7-9 September Ballonfestival im Europa Park Rust, Baden, Germany rudolfhoefer.ballon@t-online.de  
  13-15 September The Sky's the Limit Balloon Spectacular Gainesville, Texas, USA www.theskysthelimit.org  
  13-15 September Parkstad Balloon Festival Landgraaf, Netherlands www.parkstadballonfestival.nl  
  13-15 September Snowmass Balloon Festival Snowmass, Colorado, USA www.snowmassballoon.com  
  13-15 September Remax of Midland Balloon Show Midland, Michigan, USA www.remaxofmidland.com  
  13-15 September Celina Balloon Festival Texas, USA www.celinaballoonfestival.com  
  14-15 September Headcorn Balloon Event Headcorn, Kent, UK jemballooning@live.co.uk  
  14-16 September Honda Grand Prix 3 Suzuka, Japan www.air-b.com  
  19-22 September Ravenna Balloon A-fair Ravenna, Ohio, USA www.ravennaballoonafair.com  
  19-22 September Airondack Balloon Festival Glens Falls, New York, USA www.adirondackballoonfest.org  
  19-22 September Thomapyrin Cup Balloon Festival Eisleben, Germany www.thomapyrin-cup.de  
  20-21 September Great Forest Park Balloon Race St Louis, Missouri, USA www.greatforestparkballoonrace.com  
  20-22 September Naburn Lock Meet York, UK www.prba.org.uk  
  20-22 September Open Diego Criado del Rey Trophy Valladolid, Spain www.diegocriadodelrey.com  
  20-22 September Colorfest Balloon Rally Pagosa Springs, Colorado, USA www.pagosarally.com  
  20-22 September Frankton Balloon Extravaganza Indiana, USA www.heritagedays.org  
  20-22 September Plano Balloon Festival Plano, Texas, USA www.planoballoonfest.org  
  20-22 September Balloons over Valleyfest Spokane, Washington, USA www.valleyfest.org  
  20-28 September International Libro Balloon Festival Kirchberg, Tirol, Austria www.ballooningtyrol.com  
25-29 September Canadian Balloon Championships High River, Alberta, Canada www.canadianhotairballoonchampionships.com
  27-28 September Legends Balloon Rally Hot Springs, Arizona www.hotsprings.org  
  27-29 September Women's Meet Stratford-upon-Avon, UK balloonjourneys@alliedunnington.co.uk  
  27-29 September Louisiana Balloon Championships Gonzales, Louisiana, USA www.ascensionballooning.com  
  27-29 September Altotting Hot Air Balloon Race Bavaria, Germany www.freiballonclub.de  
  27-29 September Garden City Balloon Classic Finney County, Kansas, USA www.gardencitychamber.net  
  27-29 September Mesa Verde Country Balloon Festival Mancos Valley, Colorado, USA www.mesaverdecountry.com  
  27-29 September Prosser Balloon Rally Prosser, Washington, USA www.prosserballoonrally.org  
28-29 September UK Grand Prix 3 Husbands Bosworth, Leics, UK ballooncomps.org.uk
  28-29 September Montgolfiades Rocamadour Rocamadour, France www.rocamadouraerostat.fr  
  28 September - 6 October Ballonwoche Flims Flims, Switzerland www.ballonwoche-flims.ch  
  October 2013        
  4-6 October Queen's Cup Bristol, UK hcameron@cameronballoons.co.uk  
  5-13 October Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA www.balloonfiesta.com  
  11-13 October Impossible Dream Balloon Meet Vencimont, Belgium info@aerovolare.be  
  11-14 October Balloon and Bounty Festival Oneida, New York, USA www.wolfoakacres.com Cancelled
  18-20 October Autumn Gold Meet Thornton, N Yorks, UK www.prba.org.uk  
  18-20 October Great Mississippi River Balloon Race Natchez, Mississippi, USA www.natchezballoonrace.com  
  18-20 October Carolina Balloon Fest Statesville, North Carolina, USA www.carolinaballoonfest.com  
  31 October - 4 November Saga Balloon Fiesta Saga, Japan www.sibf.jp  
  November 2013    
  7-10 November India International Balloon Meet New Delhi, India balloonindia@yahoo.com  
  8-10 November Meeting Le Puy en Velay Le Puy, France guerin.jm@wanadoo.fr  
  15-18 November Festival del Globos Leon, Mexico www.festivaldelglobo.com.mx  
 

16-17 November

Humber Bridge Meet Leven, E Yorks, UK www.prba.org.uk  
  20-24 November Colorado River Crossing Yuma, Arizona, USA caballeros.org  
  December 2013    
 

1-20 December

Libyan Balloon Festival Leptis Magna, Libya www.prepare2go.com  
  6-8 December Africa Balloon Fiesta Masai Mara, Kenya prestigesafaris@yahoo.com  
  7-8 December Thailand International Balloon Festival Chiang Mai, Thailand www.thailandballoonfestival.com  
  13-15 December Arizona Balloon Classic Gilbert, Arizona www.abcfest.com  
  13-15 December Monument Valley Balloon Event Monument Valley, Utah, USA www.navajonationparks.org  
  25 December Christmas Balloon Inflation Vrasene, Belgium www.airventureballooning.be  
  2014        
  January 2014        
  4-5 January Icicle Meet Wiltshire, UK www.icicle.org.uk  
  4-12 January Dolomiti Balloon Festival Toblach, Italy www.balloonfestival.it  
  5-6 January Epiphany Meet Mondovi, Italy www.aeroclubmondovi.it  
  6-26 January Tannheimertal Balloon Festival Tannheim, Austria www.ballonfestival-tannheimertal.de  
  11-18 January Dachstein Alpentrophy Gosau, Austria www.dachstein-alpentrophy.com  
  11-18 January Filzmoos Balloon Week Filzmoos, Austria www.filzmoos.at  
  17-19 January Havasu Balloon Festival Lake Havasu City, Arizona, USA www.havasuballoonfest.com  
  17-19 January Bluff Balloon Festival Bluff, Utah, USA www.bluffutah.org  
  18-25 January Mautendorf Winter Ballooning Mautendorf, Austria werl@ballon.de  
  23-26 January Tegernsee Tal Montgolfiade Bavaria, Germany www.montgolfiade.de  
  25-26 January Mesquite Balloon Festival Nevada, USA www.casablancaresort.com  
  25 January - 2 February Kaiserwinkl Alpine Balloon Meet Walchsee, Austria www.ballooningtyrol.com  
  25 January - 2 February Chateau d'Oex Festival de Ballons Chateau d'Oex, Switzerland www.festivaldeballons.ch  
  February 2014        
  1-8 February Warsteiner Wintermontgolfiade Bad Hindelang, Germany www.warsteiner-wintermontgolfiade.de  
  2-8 February Arosa Ballonwoche Arosa, Switzerland www.ballonwoche.ch  
  5-13 February Arctic Balloon Adventure Gallivare, Swedish Lapland www.gellivarelapland.se  
  7-9 February Vernon Winter Carnival British Columbia, Canada www.vernonwintercarnival.com Balloons wanted
  7-9 February Hudson Hot Air Affair Hudson, Wisconsin, USA www.hudsonhotairaffair.com  
  22-23 February Brass Monkey Meet Harrogate, UK www.prba.org.uk  
  March 2014        
  7-9 March Winthrop Balloon Roundup Winthrop, Washington, USA www.winthropwashington.com  
8-16 March Canberra Balloon Spectacular Canberra, Australia www.events.act.gov.au
  12-16 March Balloons over Wairarapa Wairarapa, New Zealand www.nzballoons.co.nz  
  13-16 March Predazzo Balloon Meeting Predazzo, Italy info@comunicazioneinvolo.com  
  22 March - 2 May Snows Isle of Wight Balloon Challenge Hampshire, UK iowballoonchallenge2014.co.uk Standby dates
  26-30 March Balloons over Waikato Hamilton, New Zealand www.balloonsoverwaikato.co.nz  
27-30 March Putrajaya Balloon Fiesta Putrajaya, Malaysia www.myballoonfiesta.com
  28-30 March New Smyrna Beach Balloon Fest New Smyrna Beach, Florida, USA balloonandskyfest.com  
  22 March - 2 May Isle of Wight Balloon Challenge Hampshire, UK iowballoonchallenge2014.co.uk Cancelled
  April 2014        
  11-13 April New Beginnings Meet Wolverley, Worcs, UK steph_bareford11@yahoo.co.uk  
  18-20 April Lift-off Levin Levin, New Zealand www.hotairballoons.com  
  19 April Balloons over Horseshoe Bay Resort Texas, USA hsbresort.ticketbud.com  
  19-20 April Balloons over Paradise Immokalee, Florida, USA jt1000@mindspring.com  
  22-27 April Canowindra Balloon Challenge Canowindra, Australia www.canowindrachallenge.org.au  
  25-27 April Rutherglen Meet Rutherglen, Victoria, Australia rjmcgowan@optusnet.com.au  
  25-27 April Crossroads Balloon Rally Lamesa, Texas, USA www.ci.lamesa.tx.us  
  26 April BBM&L Inflation Day Pidley, Cambs, UK www.bbml.org.uk  
  27 April Ballonhappening Waregem Waregem, Belgium www.ballonhappening.be  
  May  2014        
  1-4 May Balloons over RussVegas Russellville, Arkansas, USA www.balloonsoverrussvegas.com  
  2-5 May Congleton Meet Cheshire, UK nwbac.com  
  9-11  May Montgolfiades de Centrale Lille Lille, France montgolfiades.eclille@gmail.com  
  9-11 May Flying Man of Pocklington Allerthotpe, E Yorks, UK meets@prba.org.uk  
  9-11 May Walla Walla Balloon Stampede Washington, USA wwvchamber.com  
  15-17 May Maryland Preakness Challenge Howard County, Maryland, USA www.ballooningusa.com  
  16-18 May Experimental Balloon and Airship Meet Post Mills, Vermont, USA balloons@vermontel.net  
  23-26 May Kirkby Lonsdale Jubilee Weekend Cumbria, UK nwbac.com  
  24-25 May Alabama Jubilee Balloon Classic Decatur, Alabama, USA alabamajubilee.net  
  24-26 May Late Spring Bank Holiday Fly-out Romsey, Hants digital21@sky.com  
  28 May - June 1 Swiss Hot Air Ballooning Championships Bischoffszell, Switzerland www.smhl.ch  
  30 May- June 1 Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival Winchester, California, USA www.tvbwf.com  
  31 May - June 1 Little & Large Solo Meet Sackville Lodge, Beds, UK littleandargemeet@btinternet.com  
  June 2014        
  5-7 June Helen to the Atlantic Balloon Race Helen, Georgia, USA www.helenballoon.com  
  6 June Great American Balloon Race Danville, Kentucky, USA www.greatamericanballoonrace.com  
  6-8 June Telluride Balloon Festival Colorado, USA www.visittelluride.com  
  6-9 June Montgolfiades ENSTIB Nancy, France montgolfiades-bde-enstib.fr  
  11-15 June Kosice Balloon Fiesta Kosice, Slovakia www.balloon.sk  
  12-16 June Thurston Classic Meadville, Pennsylvania, USA www.thurstonclassic.com  
  13-14 June Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival Foley, Alabama, USA www.southbaldwinchamber.com  
  13-14 June Chester County Balloon Festival Unionville, Pennsylvania, USA www.ccballoonfest.com  
  13-15 June Henge Hoppers Meet Kirklington, N Yorks, UK meets@prba.org.uk  
  14-15 June Sonoma County Balloon Classic Windsor, California, USA www.schabc.org  
  20-22 June Bedale Balloon Festival Bedale, N Yorks, UK richard.bowater@ntlworld.com  
  20-22 June Tigard Balloon Festival Oregon, USA www.tigardballoon.org  
  27-29 June Michigan Challenge Howell, Michigan, USA www.michiganchallenge.com  
  July 2014        
  2-6 July Battle Creek Field of Flight Battle Creek, Michigan, USA www.bcballoons.com  
  3-6 July Ashland Balloonfest Ashland, Ohio, USA www.ashlandohioballoonfest.com  
  4-6 July Held Balloon Trophy Appenzell, Switzerland heldtrophy.com  
  5-13 July Back to Mildura Mildura, Australia backtomildura2014@gmail.com  
  9-13 July European Balloon Festival Igualada, Barcelona, Spain www.ebf.cat/en/  
  10-13 July Wausau Balloon Rally Wisconsin, USA www.wasauballoonrally.com  
  11-13 July Tiverton Balloon Festival Devon, UK info@tivertonballoonfestival.co.uk  
  12 July Leeds Castle Classical Concert Fly-out Leeds Castle, Kent jemballooning@live.co.uk  
  12-13 July Steamboat Springs Balloon Rodeo Bald Eagle Lake, Colorado, USA www.steamboat-chamber.com  
  13-27 July Italian Grand Prix Todi, Italy todigrandprix@tiscali.net  
  16-21 July Golden Ring of Russia Festival Pereslavl-Zalessky, Russia fly-pz.ru  
  17-20 July Halle Balloon Festival Halle/Saale, Germany www.balloonfiesta.de  
  17-27 July FAI World Ballooning Championships Rio Claro, Brazil www.balloonworlds2014.com  
  18-20 July Temple Newsam Fly-out Temple Newsam Park, Leeds, UK graemechurch@gmail.com  
  18-20 July White Horse Meet Thirsk, N Yorks, UK meets@prba.org.uk  
  23-27 July Friese Ballonfeesten Joure, Netherlands www.ballonfeesten.nl  
  24-27 July Silverstone Classic Balloon Meet Northamptonshire, UK www.brandedsky.com  
  25-27 July Summer Sky Fest Greencastle, Pennsylvania, USA www.summerskyfestival.com  
  25-27 July New Jersey Festival of Ballooning Readington, New Jersey, USA www.balloonfestival.com  
  26-27 July Meetjeslandse Balloon Meeting Eeklo, Belgium .www.eeklo.be  
  August 2014        
  1-2 August Great Chesapeake Balloon Festival Easton, Maryland, USA www.greatchesapeakeballoonfestival.com  
  1-3 August Spedie Fest & Balloon Rally Bonghamton, New York, , USA www.spediefest.com  
  7-10 August Bristol Balloon Fiesta Bristol, UK www.bristolballoonfiesta.co.uk  
  8-10 August Bowes & Bells Balloon Meet Barnard Castle, UK www.prba.org.uk  
  8-10 August Great Midwest Balloon Fest Kansas, USA midwestballoonfest.org  
  8-10 August Flag City Balloon Fest Findlay, Ohio, USA www.flagcityballoonfest.com  
  9-17 August International Balloon Festival St Jean sur Richelieu, Canada www.ballooncanada.com  
  15-16 August Ballonfestival Grave Grave, Netherlands www.ballonfestival-grave.nl  
  15-16 August Hofteballooning Hengevelde, Netherlands www.hofteballooning.nl  
  15-16 August Mosel Balloon Fiesta Trier, Germany www.moselballonfiesta.de  
  15-17 August Northampton Balloon Festival Billing Aquadrome, Northants, UK www.thenorthamptonballoonfestival.co.uk  
  15-17 August Ogden Valley Balloon Festival Utah, USA www.ogdenvalleyballoonfestival.com  
  15-17 August Centralia Balloon Fest Centralia, Illinois, USA www.balloon-fest.com  
  21-24 August Crown of Maine Balloon Fest Presque Isle, Maine, USA www.crownofmaineballoonfest.org  
  22-23 August Metamora Balloon Festival Metamora, Mississippi, USA www.metamorachamber.org  
  22-24 August Car Fest South Laverstoke, Hampshire, UK jemballooning@live.co.uk  
  22-24 August Strathaven Balloon Festival Strathaven, Scotland www.strathavenballoonfestival.co.uk  
  22-24 August Branson Balloon Festival Branson, Missouri, USA www.bransonballoonfestival.com  
  22-2r August Bouth Bank Holiday Balloon Meet Bouth, near Ulverston, Cumbria, UK http://nwbac.johnhartley.co.uk/forms/bouth.asp  
  23 August Lake City Fiesta Groningen, Netherlands www.ballonfiestameerstad.nl  
  27-31 August Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic Boise, Idaho, USA http://spiritofboise.com  
  28 August - 6 Sept Coupe Aeronautique Gordon Bennett Vichy, France www.gordonbennett2014.org  
  29-31 August Chatsworth Fair & Balloon Festival Derbyshire, UK www.chatsworthcountryfair.co.uk  
  29 August - 1 Sept New York State Festival of Balloons Dansville, New York State, USA www.nysfob.com  
  29 August - 6 Sept FAI Junior Ballooning Championship Vichy, France martine.besnaiou@wanadoo.fr  
  30 August - 1 Sept Colorado Balloon Classic Colorado Springs, USA www.balloonclassic.com  
  September 2014        
  4-7 September Krakow International Balloon Cup Bochnia, Poland biuro@aeroklubkrakowski.pl  
  5-6 September RE/MAX of Grand Rapids Balloon Festival Wyoming, USA www.grandrapidsballoonfestival.com  
  5-7 September Vredefeesten Sint Niklaaas Sint Niklaas, Belgium www.vredefeesten.be  
  5-7 September Grass Roots Sackville Lodge, Beds, UK www.grassrootsballooning.org.uk  
  5-7 September  Arkansas Balloon Festival Harrison, Arkansas, USA www.arkansasballoonfest.com  
  5-7 September  Atlantic Balloon Festival Sussex, New Brunswick, Canada www.atlanticballoonfiesta.ca  
  5-7 September Great Reno Balloon Rally Reno, Arizona, USA www.renoballoon.com  
  5-9 September Ferrara Balloon Festival Ferrara, Italy info@comunicazioneinvolo.com  
  5-13 September Warsteiner Montgolfiade Warstein, Germany www.warsteiner-montgolfiade.com  
  5-13 September Women's World Balloon Championships Lezno, Poland womenworldballoon2014.pl  
  9-17 September Turkey Balloon Fiesta Izmir, Turkey www.turkeyballoonfiesta.com  
  12-14 September Ferrara Balloon Festival Ferrara, Italy info@comunicazioneinvolo.com  
  12-14 September Sky's The Limit Balloon Spectacular Gainsville, Texas, USA www.theskysthelimit.org  
  19-21 September Ferrara Balloon Festival Part 2 Ferrara, Italy info@comunicazioneinvolo.com  
  19-21 September Naburn Lock Meet York, UK www.prba.org.uk  
  19-21 September Autumn Gas Balloon Meet Burgkirchen an der Alz, Germany www.freiballonclub.de  
  19-21 September Moeser Balloon Festival Moers, Germany www.moerserballonfestival.de  
  19-21 September Brigachtaler Model Balloon Festival Brigachtal, Germany www.modelballoneboelling.de  
  19-21 September Muensterland Balloon Festival Steinfurt, Muenster, Germany www.fsv.muensterland.de  
  20-28 September Libro Ballon Cup Kirchberg, Austria www.ballooningtyrol.com  
  20-21 September Royal Berkshire Show Newbury, Berks, UK jamesdobson@blooners2000.co.uk  
  26-28 September Thomapyrin Cup Kissleg, Germany www.thomapyrin-cup.de  
  26-28 September Halverder Balloon Festival Hopsten, Osnabruck, Germany www.halverder-ballonsportfreunde.de  
  26-28 September Gas Balloon Meet Augsburg, Germany www.augsburg-ballon.de  
  27-28 September Montgolfiades a Rocamadour Rocamadour, France www.vallee-dordogne-rocamadour.com  
  27-28 September Old Buckenham Balloon Fiesta Old Buckenham Airfield, Norfolk www.oldbuck.com  
  27 Sept - 5 Oct Flims Alpine Balloon Week Flims, Switzerland www.ballonwoche-flims.ch  
  October 2014        
  2-5 October Baden-Wurttemburg Championship Germany www.bwlv.de  
  3-5 October Women's  Balloon Meet Stratford-upon-Avon, UK balloonjourneys@alliedunnington.co.uk  
  4-12 October Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA www.balloonfiesta.com  
  10-12 October One Man Meet Abergavenny, UK www.gonewiththewind.uk.com  
  10-12 October Impossible Dream Balloon Meet Vencimont, Belgium info@aerovolare.be  
  15-17 October Israel Balloon Meet Gilboa, Eshkol, Israel balloonfiesta@rize.co.il  
  17-19 October Carolina  Balloon Fest Statesville, North Carolina, USA www.carolinaballoonfest.com  
  17-19 October Great Mississippi River Balloon Race Natchez, Mississippi,  USA www.natchezballoonrace.com  
  17-19 October Autumn Gold Balloon Meet Thornton-le-Dale, N Yorks, UK www.prba.org.uk  
  November 2014        
  7-8 November Pirates of the Canyon Balloon Meet Amarillo, Texas, USA www.piratesofthecanyon.com  
  7-9 November Le Puy en Velay Meet Le Puy, France guerin.jm@wanadoo.fr  
  14-16 November Humber Bridge Balloon Meet Beverley, N Yorks, Uk www.prba.org.uk  
December 2014
  6-7 December Thai International Balloon Meet Chiang Mai, Thailand info@thailandballoonfestival.com  
  2015        
January 2015
  3-4 January Icicle Meet Hungerford, Berks, UK www.icicle.org.uk  
  7-15 January Tannheim Balloon Festival Tannheim, Tyrol, Austria www.balloonfestival-tannheimertal.de  
  8-18 January Dolomiti Balloon Festival Toblach, Italy www.balloonfestival.it  
  10-17January Dachstein Alpentrophy Gosau, Austria www.dachstein-alpentrophy.com  
  16-18 January Havasu Balloon Festival & Fair Lake Havasu City, Arizona, USA www.havasuballoonfest.com  
  16-25 January Tannheim Balloon Festival Part 2 Tannheim, Tyrol, Austria www.balloonfestival-tannheimertal.de  
  17-19 January Bluff International Balloon Festival Bluff, Utah, USA bluffutah.org  
  17-24 January Winter Balloon Drive Lungau, Austria Heinz.Schaefer.Flugplatz@gmail.com  
  23-25 January Brass Monkey  Meet Harrogate, N Yorks, UK prba.org.uk  
  23-25 January Arizona Balloon Classic Phoenix, Arizona, USA www.abcfest.com  
  24-25 January Mesquite Hot Air Balloon Festival Nevada, USA www.virginriver.com  
  24-31 January Kaiserwinkl Alpine Meet Tyrol, Austria www.ballooningtyrol.com  
  24 Jan - 1 Feb International Balloon Fiesta Chateau d'Oex, Switzerland www.festivaldeballons.ch  
  30 Jan - 5 Feb Airship Championships Tegernsee, Germany, www.airship-cup.de  
February 2015
  1-7 February Ballonwoche Arosa Arosa, Switzerland www.ballonwoche.ch  
  4-8 February Tegernsee Montgolfiade Tegernsee, Germany www.montgolfiade.com  
  6-8 February Hudson Hot Air Affair Wisconsin, USA www.hudsonhotairaffair.com  
  6-15 February Vernon Winter Carnival  British Columbia, USA www.vernonwintercarnival.com  
  7-14 February Balloonalps Zell-am-Zee, Kaprun, Austria www.balloonalps.com  
  12-15 February Philippine Balloon Fiesta Clark Airport, Philippines www.philballoonfest.net  
  13-15 February Andree Memorial Meet Sweden www.bkandree.se  
  14-15 February Cathedral City Hot Air Balloon Festival California, USA hotairballoonfest.com  
  21-22 February Ad Ballon Cup Breda, Netherlands www.ballonwedstrijden.nl  
 March 2015
  6-8 March Sibelius In The Air Hameenlinna, Finland info@linnanpallo.fi  
  6-8 March Winthrop Balloon  Roundup Washington,,USA www.winthropwashington.com  
  7-15 March Canberra Balloon Spectacular Australia balloonspectacular.com.au  
  12-15 March Putrajaya Balloon Fiesta Putrajaya, Malaysia www.myballoonfiesta.com  
  12-15 March Wairarapa Balloon Festival New Zealand www.nzballoons.co.nz  
  25-29 March Balloons Over Waikato New Zealand www.balloonsoverwaikat o.co.nz  
  25-29 March Lubao Balloon Fiesta Philippines facebook.com/balloonfestival  
  27-29 March Mercat del Ram Balloon Trophy Vic, Spain miquel@balotour.com  
  April 2015        
  2-6 April Easter Training Weekend Thornton in Craven, Lancs, UK www.nwbac.com  
  3-6 April Thornbury Balloon  Meet Thornbury, Gloucs, UK www.thornburyballoonmeet.co.uk  
  10-12 April Intro to Comps Ballooning Meet Wolverley, Worcs, UK steph_bareford11@yahoo.co.uk  
  12-19 April Canowindra Balloon Challenge Australia www.canowindrachallenge.org.au  
  17-19 April Bowes and Bells Balloon  Meet Barnard Castle, UK prba.org.uk  
  17-19 April New Smyrna Beach Balloon and Sky Fest Florida, USA www.balloonandskyfest.com  
  23-25 April Great Kentucky Derby Balloonfest Louisville, Kentucky, USA discover.kfd.org  
  26 April Waregem Ballonhappening Waregem, Belgium www.ballonhappening.be  
  May  2015        
  1-2 May Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival Foley, Alabama, USA www.southbaldwinchamber.com  
  1-3 May Balloons over RussVegas Russellville, Arkansas, USA www.balloonsoverrussvegas.com  
  1-4 May May Day Rally Congleton, Cheshire, UK www.nwbac.com  
  2-3 May Grand Prix No1 Kidderminster, UK rupert.stanley@googlemail.com  
  3-4 May Old Timers Balloon Rally Roswell, New Mexico, USA www.facebook.com  
  8-11 May Hopper Party in the Desert Alice Springs, Australia wallingtonj@bigpond.com  
  8-10 May Flying Man Meet Pocklington, E Yorks, UK prba.org.uk  
  8-10 May Krzyzowa Balloon Festival Poland balloonfestival-swidnica.pl  
  13-17 May Belgian Balloon Trophy Vielsalm, Belgium BBT2015@balloonfederation.be  
  14-16 May Preakness Celebration Balloon Festival Ellicott City, Maryland, USA www.ballooningusa.com/preakness  
  22-25 May Balloons over Bavaria Frankenmuth, Michigan, USA frankenmuthriverplace.com/balloons  
  22-25 May Bath Balloon Fiesta Bath, UK runnerbeanrob@btopenworld.com  
  22-25 May Red, White & Blue Balloon Rally Letchworth State Park, NY, USA www.balloonsoverletchworth.com  
  23-25 May Spring Bank Rally Kirkby Lonsdale, Lancs, UK www.nwbac.com  
  23-24 May Alabama Jubilee Balloon Classic Decatur, Alabama, USA www.alabamajubilee.net  
  29-31 May Little and Large Solo Meet Lakeside Lodge, Pidley, UK littleandlargemeet@btinternet.com  
  29-31 May Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival Winchester, California, USA www.tvbwf.com  
June  2015
  10-14 June Kosice Balloon Fiesta Kosice, Slovakia www.ballon.sk  
  12-14 June Henge Hoppers Balloon  Meet Kirklington, N Yorks, UK prba.org.uk  
  12-14 June Ballonfestival Bonn Bonn, Germany www.ballonfestival-bonn.de  
  13 (or 20) June Meyer-Mayor Trophy Neu St Johann, Switzerland www.mmtrophy.ch  
  20-21 June Midsummer Madness Bretherton, Lancashire, UK www.nwbac.com  
  21 June TT Balloon Festival TT Circuit, Assen, Netherlands www.ttballoonfestival.nl  
  27 June -9 August Taiwan International Balloon Festival Taitung, Taiwan tour.taitung.gov.tw  
  28 June Roeulx Balloon Challenge Roeulx, Belgium www.montgolfieresleroeulx.be  
July 2015
  2-5 July Saxonia Balloon Festival Halle, Saale, UK www.balloonfiesta.de  
  9-12 July European Balloon Festival Igualada, Spain www.ebf.cat/en/  
  10-12 July White Horse  Meet Thirsk, N Yorks, UK prba.org.uk  
  10-12 July Tiverton Music and Balloon Festival Devon, UK www.tivertonballoonfestival.com  
  17-19 July Newbury Balloon Festival Newbury, Berks, UK www.newburyballoons.com  
  19 July - 2 August Sangratino International Challenge Cup Todi, Italy todigrandprix@tiscali.it  
  23 - 26 July Silverstone Classic Balloon Meet Northamptonshire, UK www.brandedsky.com  
  23 - 27 July Friese Ballonfeesten Joure, Netherlands www.ballonfeesten.nl  
  24 - 25 July Grand Rapids Balloon Festival Hudsonville, Michigan, US www.grandrapidsballoonfestival.com  
  26 - 27 July Meetjeslandse Balloon Meeting Meetjesland, Belgium meetjeslandse.balloonmeeting@skynet.be  
  24 July - 2 August Lorraine Mondial Air Balloons Metz, France www.pilatre-de-rozier.com  
  31 July - 2 August Great Chesapeake Balloon Festival Easton, Maryland, USA www.greatchesapeakeballoonfestival.com  
August  2015
  -9 August Bristol Balloon Festival Bristol, UK www.bristolballoonfiesta.co.uk  
  7-9 August Driffield Steam Rally  Driffield, E Yorks, UK prba.org.uk  
  8-15 August International Ballooning Youth Camp Radesin, Czech Republic ballooniyc.com  
  8-16 August Montgolfieres St Jean de Richelieu Canada www.montgolfieres.com  
  14-15 August Ballonfestival Grave Grave, Netherlands www.ballonfestival-grave.nl  
  14-16 August Northampton Balloon Festival Billing, Northants, UK www.thenorthamptonballoonfestival.co.uk  
  14-16 August Mosel Balloon Fiesta Trier, Germany www.moselballonfiesta.de  
  19-22 August Barneveld Balloon Fiesta Barneveld, Netherlands www.ballonfiestabarneveld.nl  
  21-23 August Hottolfiade Hotton Hotton, Belgium hottolfiades@gmail.com  
  22-26 August British Nationals Etampes, France rupert.stanley@googlemail.com  
  24 August Ath Fetes des Geants Ath, Belgium erwin.bogaert@hotmail.com  
  26-29 August Twente Ballooning Oldenzaal, Netherlands www.twenteballooning.nl  
  27 Aug - 5 Sept Northam Balloon Championships Northam, Western Australia www.northamnationals.com  
  28-31 August Late Summer Meet Bouth, Cumbria, UK www.nwbac.com  
  28 August Groningen Balloon Fiesta Groningen, Netherlands www.ballonfiestagroningen.nl  
  28-30 August Strathaven Balloon Festival Strathaven, Scotland www.strathavenballoonfestival.co.uk  
September  2015
  4-6 September Sint Niklaas Vredefeesten St Niklaas, Belgium vredefeesten.be/ballonfestival  
  4-6 September Norfolk Balloon Meet Wymondham Rugby Club petewaller@gmail.com  
  4-7  September Ferrara Balloon Festival Part 1 Ferrara, Italy www.ferrarafestival.it  
  4-12  September Warsteiner Montgolfiade Warstein, Germany www.warsteiner-montgolfiade.com  
  9-17 September First Turkey International Balloon Fiesta Izmir, Turkey www.turkeyballoonfiesta.com  
  10-13 September Ballooning Days Toggenburg Ebnat-Kappel, Switzerland www.ballontoggenburg.ch  
  11-13 September Ferrara Balloon Festival Part 2 Ferrara, Italy www.ferrarafestival.it  
  11-13 September Grass Roots Balloon Meet Sackville Lodge, Beds, UK www.grassrootsballooning.org.uk  
  14-19 September FAI Women's Championships Drenthe, Netherlands www.ekballonvaren.nl  
  18-20 September Naburn Lock Meet Naburn Lock, York, UK prba.org.uk  
  18-20 September Montgolfiade Champagne Warmeriville, Marne, France montgolfiade.champagne@gmail.com  
  25-27 September Women's Meet Bicester, Bucks, UK animalmo@lycos.com  
  29 Sept - 2 Oct Gilboa International Balloon Festival Gidona, Israel www.hagilboa.org.il  
October  2015
  2-4 October One Man Meet Tissington, Derbyshire, UK onemanmeet@btinternet.com  
  3-12 October Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta New Mexico, USA www.balloonfiesta.com  
  9-11 October Autumn Gold Balloon Meet Thornton-le-Dale, N Yorks, UK prba.org.uk  
  9-11 October Impossible Dream Balloon Meet Vencimont, Belgium www.aerovolare.be  
  16-18 October Balloons over Mt Vernon Mt Vernon, Illinois, USA www.balloonsovermtvernon.com  
  16-18 October Great Mississippi River Balloon Race Natchez, Mississippi, USA www.natchezballoonrace.com  
  16-18 October Carolina Balloon Fest Statesville, N Carolina, USA www.carolinaballoonfest.com  
  23-24 October Great Midwest Balloon Fest Bonner Springs, Kansas, USA www.greatmidwestballoonfest.org  
  23-25 October Taos Mountain Balloon Rally Taos, New Mexico, USA www.taosballoonrally.com  
  30 Oct - 1 Nov Sky's The Limit Balloon Spectacular Gainesville, Texas, USA www.theskysthelimit.org Note date change
  30 Oct - 3 Nov Saga Balloon Fiesta and Grand Prix Japan www.sibf.jp  
November 2015
  6-8 November Rassemblement international de montgolfieres Le Puy en Velay, France guerin.jm@wanadoo.fr  
  7-8 November Arkansas Valley Balloon Festival Rocky Ford, Colorado, USA avballoonfestival.org  
  13-15 November Humber Bridge  Meet Leven, E Yorks, UK prba.org.uk  
  20-22 November Pushkar Balloon Festival Rajasthan, India www.skywaltz.com  
December
  1-12 December World Air Games, Dubai Dubai, UAE www.fai.org  
  18-20 December Arizona Balloon Classic Phoenix, Arizona, USA www.abcfest.com  
  2016        
  January 2016        
  2-3 January Icicle Refrozen  Balloon Meet Newbury, Berkshire, UK www.icicle-refrozen.com  
  8-17 January Dolomiti Balloon Festival Toblach, Italy www.balloonfestival.it  
  9-30 January Ballonfestival Tannheimer Tal Tannheim, Nr Innsbruck, Austria www.ballonfestival-tannheimertal.de  
  15-17 January Havasu Balloon Festival Lake Havasu City, Arizona, USA www.havasuballoonfest.com  
  15-17 January Bluff International Balloon Festival Bluff, Utah, USA bluffutah.org  
  16-21 January Ballonwoche Mautendorf Salzburger Lungau, Austria office@ballon.co.at  
  16-23January Dachstein Alpentrophy Gosau, Austria www.dachstein-alpentrophy.com  
  16-23 January Hanneshof Balloon Week Filzmoos, Austria www.ballonfahren-filzmoos.com  
  23-30 January Kaiserwinkl Alpine Meet Tyrol, Austria www.ballooningtyrol.com  
  24 Jan - 1 Feb International Balloon Fiesta Chateau d'Oex, Switzerland www.festivaldeballons.ch  
  29 Jan - 7 Feb Tegernseer Tal  Montgolfiade Tegernsee, Germany www.montgolfiade.de  
  30-31 January Brass Monkey Meet Harrogate, N Yorks, UK www.prba.org.uk  
February 2016
  6-15 February Vernon Winter Carnival  British Columbia, USA www.vernonwintercarnival.com  
  5-7 February Hudson Hot Air Affair Wisconsin, USA www.hudsonhotairaffair.com  
  6-13 February Balloonalps Zell-am-Zee, Kaprun, Austria www.balloonalps.com  
  11-14 February Philippine Balloon Fiesta Clark Airport, Philippines www.philballoonfest.net  
  13-14 February Cathedral City Hot Air Balloon Festival California, USA hotairballoonfest.com  
  24-29 February European Hot Air Airship Championships Tegernsee, Germany www.airship-champions.eu  
  25-29 February Wairarapa Balloon Festival New Zealand www.nzballoons.co.nz  
  27-28 February Ad Ballon Cup Breda, Netherlands www.ballonwedstrijden.nl  
March 2016
  4-6 March Winthrop Balloon  Roundup Washington,,USA www.winthropwashington.com  
  11-13 March Putrajaya International Balloon Meet Putrajaya, Malaysia www.myballoonfiesta.com  
  12-20 March Canberra Balloon Spectacular Australia balloonspectacular.com.au  
  13-19 March Ballonwoche Arosa Arosa, Switzerland www.ballonwoche.ch  
  16-20 March Balloons Over Waikato New Zealand www.balloonsoverwaikato.co.nz  
  17-20 March Mercat del Ram Balloon Trophy Vic, Barcelona, Spain miquel@balotour.com  
  25-28 March Easter Meet Thornton in Craven, N Yorks, UK www.prba.org.uk  
April 2016
  12-17 April Lubao Balloon Fiesta Philippines facebook.com/balloonfestival  
  15-17 April Bowes and Bells Balloon Meet Richmond, N Yorks, UK www.prba.org.uk  
  15-17 April New Smyrna Beach Sky Fest Florida, USA newsmyrnabeachskyfest.com  
  28-30 April Great Kentucky Derby Balloonfest Louisville, Kentucky, USA discover.kfd.org  
  30 April - 3 May Balloon Festical Krzyzowa Krzyzowa, Poland www.balloonfestival-swidnica.pl  
May 2016
  1-4 May May Day Meet Congleton, Cheshire www.nwbac.com  
  4-8 May Belgian Balloon Trophy Vielsalm, Belgium BBT2016.balloonfederation.be  
  6-7 May Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival Foley, Alabama, USA www.southbaldwinchamber.com  
  6-8 May Flying Man of Pocklington Festival Allerthorpe, E Yorks, UK www.prba.org.uk  
  13-15 May Balloon Dayz in Russellville Russellville, Arkansas, USA www.balloondayz.com  
  20-22 May Temecula Valley Balloon  Festival Winchester, California, USA www.tvbwf.com  
  27-30 May Spring Bank Holiday Meet Kirkby Lonsdale, Lancs, UK www.nwbac.com  
  27-30 May VoliaMo Meet Modena, Italy info@comunicazioneinvolo.com  
  28-29 May Alabama Jubilee Balloon Classic Decatur, Alabama, USA www.alabamajubilee.net  
  28-30 May BBAC Comps Club Grand Prix 1 Wolverley, Worcestershire, UK www.bbac.org  
June 2016
  2-5 June VoliaMo Meet Modena, Italy info@comunicazioneinvolo.com  
  2-4 June Helen to the Atlantic Balloon Race Helen, Georgia, USA www.helenballoon.com  
  3-5 June Balloon Jam Brno, Czech Republic www.balloonjam.cz  
  3-5 June Telluride Balloon Festival Colorado, USA www.visittelluride.com  
  3-5 June Little and Large Solo Meet Pidley, Cambridgeshire littleandlargemeet@btinternet.com  
  4-5 June Verona Balloon Festival Verona, Italy www.festivaldellemontgolfiere.it  
  8-12 June Kosice International Balloon Fiesta Kosice, Slovakia www.balon.sk  
  10-12 June Ballonfestival Bonn Bonn, Germany www.ballonfestival-bonn.de  
  10-12 June Henge Hoppers Balloon Meet Kirklington, N Yorks, UK www.prba.org.uk  
  11 June Meyer-Mayor Trophy Neu St Johann, Switzerland www.mmtrophy.ch  
  19 June TT Balloon Festival TT Circuit, Assen, Netherlands www.ttballoonfestival.nl  
  22-26 June Slovenian Open Nationals Murska Sobota, Slovenia www.events.baloncenter.com  
  24-26 June Chester County Balloon Festival Pennsylvania, USA www.ccballoonfest.com  
  25 June Waregem Balloon Happening Waregem, Belgium www.ballonhappening.be  
  26 June Roeulx Balloon Challenge Roeulx, Belgium www.montgolfieresleroeulx.be  
  29 June - 4 July FAI Junior World Championship Marijampole, Lithuania www.fai.org  
July 2016
  1-3 July Szczecinek Balloon Festival Szczecinek, Poland www.balonywszczecinku.pl  
  2-6 July Taiwan Balloon Challenge Cup Luye Gaotai, Taiwan balloontaiwan@gmail.com  
  5-10 July FAI Women's World Championship Birstonas, Lithuania www.fai.org  
  6-10 July European Balloon Festival Igualada, Spain www.ebf.cat/en/  
  7-10 July Saxonia Balloon Festival Halle, Saale, UK www.balloonfiesta.de  
  8-10 July White Horse Meet Thirsk, N Yorks, UK www.prba.org.uk  
  13-17 July Ribeira Grande Balloon Festival Azores, Portugal guido@windpassenger.pt  
  13-18 July Golden Ring of Russia Pereslavl, Russia fly-pz.ru  
  14-22 July Israel Hot Air Balloon Festival Gilboa, Israel amirskytrek@gmail.com Shapes/beautiful balloons only!
  20-24 July Luxembourg Balloon Trophy Mersch, Luxembourg www.lbt.lu  
  22-23 July Grand Rapids Balloon Festival Hudsonville, Michigan, USA www.grandrapidsballoonfestival.com  
  22-31 July Sagrantino Balloon Festival Nr Todi, Italy www.sagrantinocup.it  
  23-24 July Montgolfiades de Brissac Brissac-Quince, France www.arcencieldanjou.com  
  27 -31 July Friese Ballonfeesten Joure, Netherlands www.ballonfeesten.nl  
  30-31 July Meetjeslandse Balloon Meeting Meetjesland, Belgium www.meetjeslandseballoonmeeting.be  
  30-31 July BBAC Comps Club Grand Prix 2 Silverstone, Northants, UK www.bbac.org  
August 2016
  5-6 August Great Chesapeake Balloon Festival Easton, Maryland, USA www.greatchesapeakeballoonfestival.com  
  7-14 August International Ballooning Youth Camp Balleroy, France ballooniyc.com  
  11-14 August Bristol Balloon Fiesta Bristol, UK www.bristolballoonfiesta.co.uk  
  13-21 August Montgolfieres St Jean de Richelieu Canada www.montgolfieres.com  
  13-21 August Montgolfieres St Jean de Richelieu Canada www.montgolfieres.com  
  17-20 August Barneveld Balloon Fiesta Barneveld, Netherlands www.ballonfiestabarneveld.nl  
  19-20 August Ballonfestival Grave Grave, Netherlands www.ballonfestival-grave.nl  
  19-21 August Northampton Balloon Festival Billing, Northants, UK www.thenorthamptonballoonfestival.co.uk  
  19-21 August Mosel Balloon Fiesta Trier, Germany www.moselballonfiesta.de  
  21-28 August BBAC Comps Club UK Nationals Pidley, Cambridgeshire, UK www.bbac.org  
  24-27 August Twente Ballooning Hengelo, Netherlands www.twenteballooning.nl  
  26-28 August Strathaven Balloon Festival Strathaven, Scotland www.strathavenballoonfestival.co.uk  
  27-28 August Padua Balloon Festival Padua, Italy www.festivaldellemontgolfiere.it  
  27-28 August Hottolfiade Hotton Hotton, Belgium www.hottolfiades.com  
  28-31 August Late Summer Meet Bouth, Cumbria, UK www.nwbac.com  
September
  2-4 September Sint Niklaas Vredefeesten St Niklaas, Belgium vredefeesten.be/ballonfestival  
  2-10  September Warsteiner Montgolfiade Warstein, Germany www.warsteiner-mont golfiade.com  
  8-11 September Grass Roots Balloon Meet Sackville Lodge, Beds, UK www.grassrootsballooning.org.uk  
  9-11 September Ferrara Balloon Festival Part 1 Ferrara, Italy www.ferrarafestival.it  
  15-24 September Gordon Bennett Cup Gladbeck, Germany www.fai.org  
  16-17 September Hofteballooning Dueoenheim, Netherlands www.hofteballooning.nl  
  16-18 September Ferrara Balloon Festival Part 2 Ferrara, Italy www.ferrarafestival.it  
  16-18 September Naburn Lock Balloon Meet York, UK www.prba.org.uk  
  24-25September BBAC Comps Club Grand Prix 3 Stroud, Gloucestershire, UK www.bbac.org  
October
  1-9 October Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA www.balloonfiesta.com  
  7-9 October Autumn Gold Balloon Meet Thornton-le-Dale, N Yorks, UK www.prba.org.uk  
November
  11-13 November Meeting Le Puy en Velay Le Puy, France guerin.jm@wanadoo.fr  
           
  2017        
January 2017
           
  20-29 January Wintertage Burghotel Eisenberg Eisenberg, Germany www.ballonsportclub-hildburghausen.de  
  21-28 January Kaiserwinkl Alpin Ballooning St Johann, Austria www.ballooningtyrol.com  
  21-29 January Festival International de Ballons Chateau d'Oex, Switzerland www.festivaldeballons.ch  
  27 January - 5 Feb Tegernsee Tal Montgolfiade Bad Wiessee, Germany www.montgolfiade.de  
February
  1-5 February Snowdown 2017 Durango, Colorado, USA www.snowdown.org  
  3-5 February Hudson Hot Air Affair Hudson, Wisconsin, USA www.hudsonhotairaffair.com  
  3-12 February Vernon Winter Carnival British Columbia, Canada www.vernonwintercarnival.com  
  4-5 February Winterfest Weekend Pagosa Springs, Colorado, USA www.visitpagosasprings.com  
  4-5 February Penang Balloon Fiesta Penang, Malaysia www.penanghotairballoonfiesta.com  
  7-14 February Amaravati Balloon Festival Andra Pradesh, India www.skywaltz.com  
  9-12 February Philippine Balloon Fiesta Clark Airbase, Philippines www.philballoonfest.net  
  10-12 February Brass Monkey Meet Harrogate, N Yorks, UK prba.org.uk  
  11-18 February BalloonAlps Zell-am-Zee, Austria www.balloonalps.com  
  17-19 February Andree Memorial Meet Granna, Sweden www.bkandree.se  
  24-26 February Pahrump Balloon Festival Pahrump, Nevada, USA visitpahrump.com  
  25 Feb - 5 March Arctic Balloon Adventure Gallivare, Sweden www.gellivarelapland.se  
  25 Feb - 5 March Tunisian Balloon Festival Tunis www.tunisianballoons.pl  
March
  2-7 March Thailand Balloon Festival Chiang Mai, Thailand www.thailandballoonfestival.com POSTPONED
  3-5 March Winthrop Balloon Roundup Winthrop, Washington, USA winthropwashington.com  
  3-5 March Arizona Balloon Classic Phoenix, Arizona, USA abcfest.com  
  4-5 March Ad Ballon Cup Breda, Netherlands www.ballonwedstrijden.nl  
  10-12 March Out West Balloon Fest Glendale, Arizona, USA www.outwestballoonfest.com  
  10-12 March MyBalloonFiesta Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia www.myballoonfiesta.com  
  11-19 March Canberra Balloon Spectacular Canberra, Australia balloonspectacular.com.au  
  12-18 March Ballonwoche Arosa Arosa, Switzerland www.ballonwoche.ch  
  17-19 March Bowes and Bells Meet Richmond, Yorkshire, UK prba.org.uk  
           
           
           
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