International Balloon Festival Magic in Mexico
From 15 to 18 November – Be mesmerised with this colourful spectacle of hot air balloons at the International balloon Festival in Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico.
Hundreds of balloons will be launched of all shapes, colours and sizes with cartoon characters, floating houses – you name it! Make sure you bring your camera to capture this fantastic event.
The festival started in 2002 and has grown into a popular part of the balloon festival calendar.
As well as the daily balloon launch there is also the ‘Night Glow’, where hundreds of balloons are lit on the ground to music, in an unmissable music and light show.
Held in the Metropolitan Ecological Park of Leon, there are a host of activities for all the family, you don’t have to be young, just young at heart! This includes the take offs, magical nights and concerts over the four days of festivities.
The city of Leon is also an interesting place to visit with a wealth of history, in the Bajio region of Mexico. So try to fit this into your schedule if you are heading to the festival.
For more information please go to the official website at www.festivaldelglobo.com