IMPORTANT NOTICE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO RECENT WEATHER EVENTS AND SAFETY ISSUES. WHEN NEW DATES ARE ANNOUNCED WE WILL PUBLISH THAT INFORMATION FOR OUR READERS.
The first Hot Air Balloon Festival in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit will be held March 18-20, another event added to the area during the 2016 spring season.
The esplanade for takeoffs is located on the Avenida México in Nuevo Vallarta on the field between El Tigre and the Universidad Tecnológica. General admission is MEX$50. There will be three different types of flights: tethered flights, free flights and flights aboard a blimp.
Attendees will have the opportunity to travel over Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit in a hot air balloon, including a Zeppelin Airship, commonly known as a blimp.
Along with walking the ground to enjoy a display of antique cars, a drone flying display, and food and entertainment.
The cost for general admission to the event is $50 pesos with balloon rides offered by professional teams for an additional cost. Tickets are available online here. The event will be held in Nuevo Vallarta at the Ikal subdivision.
The organizers hope the event will join the ranks of the yearly International Balloon Festival in León, one of the best in its class. For more information, visit the organizer’s Facebook page. La Feria del Globo Aerostático