A unique EVENT in the Swiss ALPS

See you from 21st to 29th January 2023.

As the capital of hot air ballooning, Château-d’Œx has been welcoming balloons from around the world for over 40 years now. The colourful festival takes place over 9 days and includes night shows, balloon flights, sporting competitions and a children's day.

Latest news

With less than 150 days to go before the opening of the festival, the organising committee and the Pays-d'Enhaut Region are working hard to offer you an experience that is worthy of this not-to-be-missed event.

The programme for the 43rd edition is currently being created! :)

Festival International de Ballons à Château-d'Œx


Each day is a new adventure ! Covering the opening weekend, children's entertainment activities and air shows, view the programme for the 9 days of the festival.
balloon flights

balloon flights

Would you like to take a balloon flight during the festival ? Passenger flights are organized each day enabling you to enjoy this unique experience !
night glow

night glow

Take a seat for the festival’s iconic show ! Involving balloons, paragliders and a firework display, the night show will live forever in your memory.


Our brochure provides information about the festival’s programme, the activities taking place and the balloons that will be attending !

It also includes articles taking you behind the scenes of our organization.


Our brochure for the 43rd edition of the festival is soon available!

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