A unique EVENT in the Swiss ALPS

See you from the 25th of January to the 2nd of February 2025 for the next edition!

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.

Take a look back at the 44th edition of the festival!

44e Festival International de Ballons - Aftermovie
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Balloon flights

Balloon flights

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

The festival

One of the most eagerly awaited winter events in Switzerland, our festival is renowned for the beauty of its landscape and the complexity of its flights.
Espace Ballon

Espace Ballon

Until the festival comes back, immerse yourself in the world of hot-air ballooning with the Espace Ballon permanent exhibition!

The next edition will take place in 2025!

From 25 January to 2 February 2025, our team invites you to the 45th edition of the International Balloon Festival!

The programme and all the practical information will be available in autumn 2024. Do you have a question? Check out our festival FAQ below.

We can't wait to experience this new edition with you!

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