Downtown Cathedral City

Tethered Balloon Rides

Information coming soon


Food Truck Fiesta

SATURDAY, NOV 23, 2019

11:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Featuring nearly 15 top rated Gourmet Food Trucks, entertainment, adult beverages, & fun in the Instagram Garden and Walk Through Balloon.

Banana Balloon Candy Drop & Kid Zone

SATURDAY, NOV 23, 2019


Be sure to bring the kids to the Festival Lawn for the “Banana Balloon Candy Drop” at 11:00 a.m. 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 La Michoacana Dulceria / Candy Shop for free.  Thereafter, take the young ones over to the adjacent Kid Zone to enjoy inflatables, face painting, and themed characters.

Free to the public.

Balloonapalooza on the Main Stage

Information coming soon

Outdoor Market

SATURDAY, NOV 23, 2019

Bring your shopping bags as you will want to grab up the many bargains at the Balloon Festival’s Outdoor Market featuring more than 30 vendors.  They will have art, jewelry, shoes, clothing, accessories, household goods, and balloon souvenirs.  The outdoor market is open from 11 am to 9 pm in Downtown Cathedral City with free admission.


SUNDAY, NOV 24, 2019

Cathedral City Balloon Festival Sunrise Balloon Glow & Pancake Breakfast

SUNDAY, November 24, 2019

6:00am - 9:00am

Big League Dreams Sports Park

33700 Date Palm Drive, Cathedral City


Join us at sunrise to watch the inflation of the Specialty Hot Air Balloons to over 7 stories high. Enjoy a pancake breakfast with coffee or juice and watch the balloons GLOW on three of big leage dreams iconic replica baseball fields as they prepare to ascend and race across the Coachella Valley. These colorful works of art will rise above in a kaleidoscope of color, sound and enjoyment.

We invite you to walk out on the baseball fields to see the balloons up close and meet the pilots and balloon teams. There will be balloons offering balloon adventure flights and tethered balloon rides for an additional fee.

This activity is suitable for all ages and abilities. Bring your family out and don't forget your camera!

**All hot air balloon activities are weather and FAA permitting**

Adult addmission with breakfast $12

Kids addmission with breakfast $10

Kids 5 and under free. Breakfast not included.


Balloon Festival Food Truck Fiesta and Balloon Glow View Lounge

SATURDAY, NOV 23, 2019

11:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Saturday Night Balloon Glow to Music

Information coming soon