Philippine International Hotair Balloon Fiesta

The Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta never fails to bring its audience exciting surprises. Their home is at the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) grounds within Clark Freeport, Pampanga. The scheduled date of hotair balloon fiesta was held last February 12 to 15th of 2009. For the next year hotair balloon fiesta it will be on February 11 to 14th of 2010.  
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How to Get There
Getting to the Clark Special Economic Zone by car is easy. One simply needs to take the North Luzon Expressway from Manila and exit at Dau, Mabalacat. Take a left turn towards Angeles City and make an easy right turn into Clark itself. After entering the main gate, proceed along Roxas highway, and the Balloon Fiesta will be to your right.

The trip should take about an hour and a half from Manila.

Public Transport

Public buses also ply the route on a daily basis. Ride a Victory Liner bound for Dagupan and alight at the Dau common terminal. Philippine Rabbit also has trips to Angeles, Pampanga via Dau. Other buses going north also pass by the area. Ask the driver or conductor beforehand to be sure.

From the Dau bus terminal, walk a bit toward the highway where jeepneys or tricycles are available. These vehicles can take you to the Clark gate.There is a jeepney terminal there with public utility vehicles that can take you to the fiesta grounds.

By Air

There are two airlines offering domestic flights to Clark's Diosdado Macapagal International Airport: Cebu Pacific, SEAIR, and Zest Airways. Several International flights also service Clark including Asiana Airlines, Cebu Pacific, Tiger Airways, and Air Asia. For complete and updated schedules, visit


Tickets cost PhP 100 and may be purchased at the gate.
For more information you can visit their website. 

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  1. Hi, last february 2009 the price for hotair balloon ride is $150 but i don't have any idea for next year, i will update you once i have the information.

  2. Hot Air Balloon is nice. Come and join the fun even though I haven't seen any. :)

    1. I hope you have already visited this event!

  3. will visit again this event this coming February. see you all!