This year’s Hot Air Balloon Festival is the Weekend of Everything the Flies!
Put your best shoes on and check your camera because 26 colorful hot air balloons from all over the world will be all over Clark’s skies this February 8-11, 2018 at the Omni Aviation Complex. Our favorite characters and other special-shaped balloons will be showcased such as Happy Heart, Matryoshka Russian Doll, Queen’s Guard, Giant Strawberry, Buddy Balloon, Captain Jack, Princess Nellie, Vostok Balloon, Master Yoda, Morris the Donkey, Bruno the Clown and Pepe the Hedgehog.
Unlimited Flying and Ground Activities
This awesome annual event will be held early in the morning with special tricks and activities up in their sleeves! You can go paragliding, skydiving, aerobatic exhibitions, formation flights, balloon bursting competitions and kite flying. Not to mention the performance of the world-famous Aerosuperbatics Wingwalkers.
You may also witness this sight at a bird’s eye view by booking a hot air balloon ride, tandem skydiving and paragliding, airplane and helicopter rides, and even an aerobatic flight! Discovery flight tickets will be available via the Fiesta’s official website.
While everything is flying, there are also great activities on the ground for people who are afraid of heights. Bomb-dropping airplanes will hover over the race track trying to hit drifting supercars. Other activities like archery, horseback riding, camel riding and animal feeding can also experience including the Fly Market where guests can buy their souvenirs and remember this overwhelming experience.
Party with Kapamilya Stars
As the sun goes down, Kapamilya Stars will be waiting on stage to entertain everyone with their dazzling performance throughout the weekend. Along with it are colorful fireworks display and balloon nightglows that will keep you up all night.
Pilots from all over the world will also gather to share cultures and eyewitness the beauty of the Philippines. The Philippines is also the host of this year’s Airsport Federation of Asia conference.
Tickets are available at PHP 500 each. Ticket buyers will help aspiring pilots to pursue their scholarship in aviation, hence a percentage of the ticket price will go to PIHABF Foundation Scholarship Fund. Tickets are available through the Fiesta’s website, Ticketnet outlets, or at the event gates.
-Irone Kim of ironeXplores