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Posted On: 17 November 2019 07:00 am
Updated On: 7 December 2019 03:55 pm

Hot Air Balloon Festival 2019 in Qatar

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Event Details:

Location: Aspire Park
Date: 7 December 2019 - 18 December 2019
Time: 02:00 pm - 08:30 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
Price: General entry - It's free!

The Qatar Balloon Festival is the country’s first 12 day festival of Hot Air Balloons, where 30 balloons will be gathering from around the world. Alongside the fantastic sight of hot air balloons filling the skies, we have a number of food trucks, fairground rides and much more entertainment.

Date: 7th December to 18th December 2019

Venue: Aspire Park

Please note the timings for each day are different.

Day 1 - Saturday 7th December

At 2:45 pm, our pilots are briefed on the weather for the first flight of the Festival. At 5:15 pm as dusk sets 15 of our hot air balloons turn into glowing abatjours, glowing in sync with the music.

14:00 Tethering
17:30 Official opening
18:30 Nightglow
20:30 Festival day 1 closes

Day 2 - Sunday 8th December
We will have two free flight launches on the second day of the Festival plus tethering in the early afternoon.

14:00 Balloon activity
18:30 Nightglow
20:30 Festival day 2 closes

Day 3 - Monday 9th December
The third day of the festival includes more balloon flights as well as a nightglow.

14:00 Balloon Activity
18:30 Nightglow
20:30 Festival day 3 closes

Day 4 - Tuesday 10th December
We will have two free flight launches on the fourth day of the Festival plus tethering in the early afternoon.

14:00 Balloon Activity
18:30 Nightglow
20:30 Festival day 4 closes

Day 5 - Wednesday 11th December
The fifth day of the festival includes more balloon flights as well as a nightglow.

14:00 Balloon Activity
18:30 Nightglow
20:30 Festival day 5 closes

Day 6 - Thursday 12th December
We will have two free flight launches on the sixth day of the Festival plus tethering in the early afternoon.

14:00 Balloon Activity
18:30 Nightglow
20:30 Festival day 6 closes

Day 7 - Friday 13th December
The seventh day of the festival includes more balloon flights as well as a nightglow.

14:00 Balloon Activity
18:30 Nightglow
20:30 Festival day 7 closes

Day 8 - Saturday 14th December
We will have two free flight launches on the eighth day of the Festival plus tethering in the early afternoon.

14:00 Balloon Activity
18:30 Nightglow
20:30 Festival day 8 closes

Day 9 - Sunday 15th December
The ninth day of the festival includes more balloon flights as well as a nightglow.

14:00 Balloon Activity
18:30 Nightglow
20:30 Festival day 9 closes

Day 10 - Monday 16th December
We will have two free flight launches on the tenth day of the Festival plus tethering in the early afternoon.

14:00 Balloon Activity
18:30 Nightglow
20:30 Festival day 10 closes

Day 11 - Tuesday 17th December
The eleventh day of the festival includes more balloon flights as well as a nightglow.

14:00 Balloon Activity
18:30 Nightglow
20:30 Festival day 11 closes

Day 12 - Wednesday 18th December
We will have two free flight launches on the twelfth day of the Festival plus tethering in the early afternoon and final nightglow.

14:00 Balloon Activity
18:30 Nightglow
20:30 Festival day 12 closes