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SATURDAY, NOV 20, 2021


Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa Morning Balloon Launch

6:00am - 8:00am

Tethered Balloon Rides are available  


Downtown Cathedral City Balloon Festival Activities

Tethered Balloon Rides – 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 am

11:00 am-8:00 pm Food Truck Fiesta

Beer & Wine Gardens

Banana Balloon Candy Drop – 11:00 am

LIVE Music  

Art Show, Kids Zone & Vendor Village  

Rooftop Viewing Lounge 4:00-8:00 pm 

Saturday Night Balloon Glow to Music

Saturday Festival Balloon Flight

6:00 AM

Meet at 6:00 am at the Balloon Ride Check-In desk at Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa, 71333 Dinah Shore Dr. Rancho Mirage. You will be matched with a balloon pilot and take an approximately 45-minute flight with up to 30 hot air balloons. After the flight, you will be returned to the Westin property. Plan to be with us for about 2 hours total time. Please give us a call at 760-568-0997 to confirm your flight and answer any questions or concerns. Saturday balloon flights are now sold out.

Tethered Balloon Rides

Come check something off your bucket list! ! Tethered balloons will go aloft on the festival lawn from 9am - 11am to a low altitude to give you a birds eye view while 

remaining tethered to the ground using straps or lines. Ideal for people with fears of flying or heights. Don't forget your camera! 

*Weather & FAA permitting*

Tickets will be available for purchase on site $25 adults $20 kids (5 & under free with paid adult) 

Banana Balloon Candy Drop

No Monkeying around the Banana Balloon Candy Drop is FREE for Kids! 

Be sure to bring the kids to the Festival Lawn at 11 am for the 

“Banana Balloon Candy Drop”. where a giant banana balloon 

will lower to the ground, and once landed, kids can rush inside 

the lawn to grab up to 10,000 pieces of candy thanks to our 

sponsor La Michoacana!


Balloon-A-Palooza line up!
Saturday November 23rd join us for a full day of live music by Daytime Moon, Avenida, Lisa and The Gents, Icon Allstars, and the Woodstock Tribute Band at the Balloon Festival’s main stage.
You also won’t want to miss a special appearance by DJ Alf Alpha at the roof top view lounge.

Kids Zone

Bring the whole family to the balloon festival for some fun. Kids will enjoy the banana  balloon candy  drop @ 11am followed by 

tethered balloon rides, bounce houses, face painting , art & 

craft stations, and special guest appearances in our kids zone 

open from 11am - 4pm. *

*Bounce house passes will be sold at the event*

Food Truck Fiesta

Get your tickets for the +FOOD TRUCK FIESTA+ located at the new Amphitheater Park downtown Cathedral City during the 

Cathedral City Hot Air Balloon Festival.

Saturday November. 23rd from 11am - 8pm

enjoy delicious food from the top so cal food trucks, a drink 

from our beer and wine garden, and take a picture in our 

colorful walk through hot air balloon.

Kids 12 and under, Cathedral City residence with proof of residency, and Active Military with ID, are Free to enter.

* Food and drink not included with ticket* 

Roof Top Balloon Glow Lounge

At 4pm make your way up to the third floor of the parking 

garage. While the sunsets dance to the sounds of DJ Alf Alpha, take a picture in the Wild and Free photo booth, and enjoy a 

drink at our no host VIP bar. At 6pm you’ll have a birds eye view as the large colorful hot air balloons start to inflate and GLOW! 


Your ticket to the Roof Top Balloon Glow Lounge also includes 

entry to the Food Truck Fiesta. Enjoy what the top so cal food 

trucks have to offer from 11am - 8pm.

*Limited tickets available*

Healthy Life Fest and Makers Market

The Healthy Life Fest is a festival full of inspiration, positive 

vibration, entertainment and education about living a vibrant, 

well balanced, healthy sustainable lifestyle. 


We will have natural product vendors sampling their products, 

educational speakers, live and demonstrations, yoga, 

meditation, and wellness activities to participate in, musical 

entertainment, plant-based food vendors, games for children and adults 

and more.

Balloon Glow

The 6th Annual Cathedral City Hot Air Balloon Festival 


Gather downtown Cathedral City with your family and friends to pick your spot on the festival lawn and watch the inflation of the Hot Air Balloons. At 6:00pm they will light up the night sky with a kaleidoscope of color, sound, and enjoyment as the balloons 

twinkle and shine. It will be magical!

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