Every day is a new adventure! Between the opening weekend, the competitions and the passenger flights, discover the programme of the 9 days of the festival.

 

Important information

The use of drones is not allowed during the festival. Only media authorised in advance by the organisation may take shots with a drone. The International Balloon Festival reserves the right to prohibit all access to the airspace!

09:30
AM

Passenger balloon flights

10:30
AM
-
4:30
PM
11:30
AM
12:00
PM

Official opening ceremony
Nomination of our 4 special guests:

  • Montreux Jazz Festival
  • Paléo Festival
  • Athletissima
  • Festival International du Film Alpin des Diablerets
11:45
AM
1:00
PM
  • Inflation and take-off of special shape balloons 
  • Sky Chariot & Cloudhopper show
1:30  
2:30   
PM

Air shows

  • Mini balloons show
  • Hot air airship
  • Parachutists & Paragliders
From
2:30 
PM

Passenger balloon flights

09:30
AM

Passenger balloon flights

Competitions for pilots :

  • "Les deux Gruyères"
  • "Chasse au renard"
  • "Cibles de précision"
10:30
AM
  • Treasure hunt "In search of the little elves' balloon"
  • Activities with the “Au Pays des Enfants” Festival and Ballons Pirates (only on registration for groups and schools)
  • Exhibition "The Tour of the World in 80 hot air balloons"
1:30
-
4:30  
PM

Children's afternoon

3:30  
PM

Gourmet afternoon snack offered to children

2:00
-
3:00  
PM

Conference "Personalities at the Summit" 
"Around the world in a solar-powered aircraft" presented by Michèle Piccard, at the Zénith Ballon, for children.

Sale and signing of his book.

festival FAQ's

If you have a question, a problem or are simply curious, we can certainly provide answers to your questions!

Find our festival FAQ's with all the questions that come up the most.

ACTIVITIES

ACTIVITIES

During the 9 days of the festival, permanent activities are organised in addition to the animations!
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 !
Animation

Animation

A range of activities are organised to allow young and old alike to soak up the magical atmosphere of this unique event !

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