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 Valentine's Weekend, February 12, 13 & 14, 2016, love will be in the air...the hot air, that is. Join us for three days of activities for the whole family that include balloon tether rides, night time balloon glow, romantic dinners, musical entertainment, gourmet food trucks, 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.

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Balloon
Weddings

Valentine’s Day, February 13 & 14, 2016 Includes A 15 Minute Ceremony Approximately 100’ Aloft on Tether.
Love will be in the air...
the hot air, that is.

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Hot Air
Balloon Glow

Valentine’s dinner in the glow of hot air balloons.

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Glow Dinner at The Westin

Saturday, February 13, 2016, 6:30 pm.
Enjoy a pre-Valentine’s dinner 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 Valentines weekend, Sat. Feb. 13 and Sun. Feb. 14, 2016.

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Hotel Accommodations at The Westin

Enjoy luxury resort accommodations with our sponsoring hotel partner.

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Movie
Up

Disney Pixar Movie Up shown for free on the largest outdoor screen in the valley on the Festival Lawn Saturday at 7:30 PM' 'Bring blankets and lawn chairs

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HOT AIR BALLOON WEDDINGS - CATHEDRAL CITY BALLOON FESTIVAL 12-14TH FEBRUARY