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The Ballooning Diary

 

 

JANUARY 2015

 

3rd - 6th Epiphany Meeting, Italy
3rd - 4th Icicle Balloon Meet, Marlborough, Wiltshire,UK
3rd - 11th Dolomiti Balloon Festival, Italy
5th - 6th Epiphany Meet, Italy
9th - 11th Bluff Balloon Festival, Utah U.S.A
10 - 17th Dachstein Alpen Trophy, Austria
10th - 17th Filzmoos Balloon Fiesta, Austria
15th - 18th Lake Havasu Balloon Festival, U.S.A
16th - 18th Chiangmai International Balloon Fiesta, Thailand
18th - 26th , Switzerland
18th - 25th Mautendorf Winter Ballooning, Austria
23rd - 26th Tegernsee Tal Montgolfiade, Germany
25th - 26th Mesquite Balloon Festival, U.S.A.
25th - 2nd Kaiserwinkl Alpine Balloon Meet, Austria
24th -1st International Festival de Balloons, Chateau d'Oex, Switzerland
29th - 2nd Snowdown Balloon Rally, U.S.A.

 

FEBRUARY 2015


30th Jan- 1st Feb Bled International Hot Air Balloon Festival, Slovenia
1st - 7th Arosa Ballonwoche, Switzerland
4th - 12th 6th Arctic Balloon Adventure, Finland
5th - 8th Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Festival, Phillipines
6th - 8th Vernon Winter Carnival Meet, Canada
6th - 8th Hudson Hot Affair, U.S.A.
8th - 9th Friends and Lovers Rally, U.S.A.
11th - 15th 12th St Valentino International Balloon Meet, Italy
13th - 16th Aosta Balloon Festival, Italy
14th Valkaria Airfest, USA
20th - 22nd Brass Monkey Balloon Meet
27th Feb - 9th Mar 9th International Arctic Hot Air Balloon Adventure,
Sweden


MARCH 2015

 

27th Feb - 9th Mar 9th International Arctic Hot Air Balloon Adventure,
Sweden
5th - 8th Balloons over Wairarapa, New Zealand
7th - 15th Canberra Festival Balloon Spectacular, Australia
6th - 8th Winthrop Balloon Roundup, Washington U.S.A.
12th - 15th Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta, Malaysia
20th - 22nd New Smyrna Beach Balloon & Sky Fest, USA

26th - 29th International Mercat Del Ram Balloon Trophy, Spain
25th - 29th Balloons over Waikato, New Zeeland


APRIL 2015

 

3rd-6th Thornbury Balloon Meet, UK
3rd - 6th Black Horse All Fools Easter Meet, UK
10th - 12th Balloon Intro to Competition Ballooning Meet, UK
11th - 12th Balloons over Paradise, Florida, U.S.A.
12th - 19th Canowindra Balloon Challenge, Australia
18th - 20th Balloons over Horseshoe Bay Resort, U.S.A.
22nd - 27th Canowindra Balloon Challenge, Australia
23rd - 25th U.S. Bank Great Balloon Fest, U.S.A.
24th - 26th Lamesa Crossroads Balloon Rally, U.S.A.
26th Balloon Happening, Belgium


MAY 2015


30th Apr - 3rd May 27th Torres Balloon Fiesta, Brazil
1st - 2nd Gulf Coast Balloon Festival, U.S.A
1st - 3rd Balloons over Russvegas, U.S.A.
2nd - 4th Satillo Balloon Festival, Mexico
15th - 17th Montgolfiades de Centrale Lille, France
8th - 10th Flying Man of Pocklington, UK
14th - 16th Maryland Preakness Challenge, U.S.A.
15th - 17th Erie Balloon Festival, USA
21st - 24th Great Lakes Championship, U.S.A
22nd - 25th Bath Balloon Fiesta, UK
22nd - 25th Kansas City Balloon Festival, USA
22nd - 25th Balloons Over Bavarian Inn, U.S.A
22nd - 25th Spring Bank Rally, UK

 

JUNE 2015


3rd - 7th Balloon Fiesta Kosice, Slovakia
4th - 6th Helen Atlantic Balloon Race, Georgia, U.S.A.
5th - 7th Montgolfiades, France
18th - 21st Telluride Bluegrass Festival, Colorado, U.S.A.
18th -21st Thurston Classic, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
12th - 15th Henge Hoppers Meet, UK
20th - 22nd Tigard Balloon Festival, Oregon, U.S.A.
26th - 28th Michigan Challenge Balloonfest, U.S.A.


JULY 2015

 

1st - 5th Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show and Balloon Festival, U.S.A.
2nd - 5th Saxonia Balloon Fiesta, Germany
2nd - 5th Ashland Balloonfest, Ohio, U.S.A.
10th - 12th Tiverton Balloon and Music Festival, UK
18th - 20th White Horse Pennine Meet, UK
24th Jul - 2nd Aug Loraine Mondial Air Ballons, France
31st Coupe d'Europe de Montgolfieres and 24th Coupe du Monde des Dames,
France


AUGUST 2015

 

6th - 9th Bristol International Balloon Fiesta
7th -9th Flag City Balloon Fest, U.S.A. Dates unconfirmed
7th - 9th Driffield Steam and Vintage Fair, UK
20th -23rd Crown of Maine Balloon Festival, U.S.A
21st - 23rd Balloon Fest Centralia Illinois, U.S.A
22nd - 26th National Championships, France
28th - 29th Metamora Balloon Festival, Michigan, U.S.A.
28th - 30th Strathaven Balloon Festival, Scotland, UK.
29th - 31st Westcountry Balloon Fiesta, Tavistock, UK
28th - 31st Bouth Summer Bank Holiday Balloon Meet UK

 

SEPTEMBER 2015


4th - 13th Ferrara Balloon Fiesta, Italy
4th - 13th Warsteiner Internationale Montgolfiade
11th - 13th Grass Roots Balloon Meet, Bedfordshire, UK
5th -7th Atlantic Balloon Fiesta, Canada
5th - 13th Warsteiner International Montgolfiade. Germany
TBC Arkansas Hot Air Balloon State Championship, U.S.A.
11th -13th The Sky's the Limit Balloon Spectacular, USA
15th - 19th Womens European Balloon Championships, Germany
25th - 27th Women's Meet, Buckinghamshire, UK

 

OCTOBER 2015

 

3rd -11th Alburquerque International Balloon Fiesta, U.S.A.
3rd - 12th Beautiful Dream Balloon Meet, Belgium
16th -18th Carolina Balloon Fest, U.S.A.
9th - 11th Autumn Gold Pennine Region Meet, UK
16th - 18th Great Mississippi River Balloon Race, U.S.A.
23rd - 24th Great Midwest Balloon Fest, Kansas
28th - 1st Saga International Balloon Fiesta, Japan

 

NOVEMBER 2015


7th - 9th Arkansas Valley Balloon Festival, U.S.A.
13th -15th Humber Bridge Pennine Region Meet, UK


JANUARY 2016


9th-30th Internationales Balloonfestival im Tannheimer, Austria

23rd - 31st International Festival de Balloons, Chateau d'Oex, Switzerland

 

AUGUST 2016

 

11th - 14th Bristol International Balloon Fiesta, UK