The most breathtaking

Hot air balloon festivals

in the USA

 No matter where you live, there's a good chance that there's a hot air balloon festival near you. 

Let's check out some of the most spectacular balloon festivals in America.

Held in early October each year, this is the largest balloon festival in the USA.

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

Nina of Wheelingit

October 1-9, 2022

This unique four-day balloon festival in July features hot air balloons, of course, but also a fiddling contest and a parade.

Held in July, this is the biggest event of the year in New Jersey, with more than 100 balloons, craft and food vendors, fireworks, and more.

The Jersey Momma

July 29–31, 2022

The unique draw here is the scenery — the rugged Rocky Mountains are a fabulous backdrop for the 70+ balloons.

Cathy Anderson

Labor Day weekend  2022

This free hot air ballooning event is the largest free hot air balloon festival in the United States, attracting more than 140,000 visitors each November. 

Lita of Lita's World

September 9-11, 2022