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Sunset Wine Dinner

Friday, November 18, 2016, 6:30 pm.
Dinner in the glow of hot air balloons.

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Glow Dinner at The Westin

Saturday, November 19, 2016, 6:30 pm.
Enjoy a three-course gourmet dinner with wine pairings and entertainment at the Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort and Spa resort in the glow of a dozen colorful hot air balloons.

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Friday AM Breakfast

Friday, November 18, 2016 at 6am-10am
Hot Breakfast & Balloon Race


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VIP Tickets

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Welcome to the 2016 Cathedral City Hot Air Balloon Festival

After a highly successful inaugural year in 2015, Fantasy Balloon Flights is excited to announce that the Coachella Valley's only hot air balloon festival is back for 2016. Scheduled for November 18, 19, & 20, 2016 in celebration of the city of Cathedral City's 35th anniversary there will be more balloons and festival events. Join us for three days of activities for the whole family that include balloon tether rides, night time balloon glow, romantic dinners, musical entertainment, 35th Anniversary parade, Classic Car Show, West Coast Artists art show, Breakfast & Balloons Community Pancake Breakfast, local food vendors, beer and wine gardens' Kids Zone family-friendly activities and so much more! We are pleased to partner with the City of Cathedral City and The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort and Spa to expand the festival offerings for 2016. General admission to the festival is free, however, tickets and/or passes are required to participate in certain activities and access VIP areas. Please see the menus below for more information on all we have to offer.

Treat the ones you love to a dinner like no other in the entire Coachella Valley! Enjoy a three-course meal paired to wine, LIVE Music, and a hot air balloon glow featuring seven-story high hot air balloons that create the most beautiful candle light through their kaleidoscope of colorful shades. Dine under the twinkle lights attached to the rows of palm trees overhead while watching the spectacular balloon glow in front of your table.
This special dinner takes place and is prepared by the chefs at the four-star Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa, 71333 Dinah Shore Dr, Rancho Mirage, on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 7 pm. Tickets will go on sale soon at www.HotAirBalloonFest.com.

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Hot Air
Balloon Glow

Dinner in the glow of hot air balloons.

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Glow Dinner at The Westin

Saturday, November 19, 2016, 6:30 pm.
Enjoy a three-course gourmet dinner with wine pairings and entertainment at the Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort and Spa resort in the glow of a dozen colorful hot air balloons.

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Balloon Volunteers
Needed

The Cathedral City Hot Air Balloon Festival is in need of volunteers to assist with tasks during the festival that takes place on the weekend, Sat. November 18 and Sun. November 20, 2016.

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Hotel Accommodations at The Westin

Enjoy luxury resort accommodations with our sponsoring hotel partner.

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