A unique EVENT in the Swiss ALPS

See you from the 20th to the 28th of January 2024.

As the alpine 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.


The 43rd edition of the International Balloon Festival ended on Sunday the 29th of January 2023!

The festival team would like to thank the pilots, volunteers, visitors, partners and sponsors for the success of this edition.

See you in 2024 for the 44th International Balloon Festival!


Let's relive this 43rd edition in pictures!

43e Festival International de Ballons - Aftermovie
balloon flights

balloon flights

During the year, Ballons Château-d'Œx organises balloon flights from the festival launch field! Discover our region from the air.
The festival

The festival

As one of the most popular winter events in Switzerland, our festival is known for its beautiful scenery and complex flights.
Espace Ballon

Espace Ballon

Until the comeback of the festival, immerse yourself in the world of balloons with the permanent exhibition of the Espace Ballon!


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


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