Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta

The Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta is a hot air balloon festival that was first held in 2015. The fiesta is held yearly on February at the city's polo grounds around Penang.

The fiesta often takes two-days and typically features hot air balloons. The participants come from various nations such as Malaysia, the Netherlands, Belgium and the United States.

The fiesta is the first hot air balloon festival in Penang. The intention was to boost tourist arrivals to George Town. The event grows bigger as the number of participants increase each year.

Besides hot air balloons, there are other activities such as workshops, photography contests and kite flying.

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Where to go?

The fiesta took place in several city's polo grounds around Penang.



The fiesta took place on the month of February every year.


There is no entrance fee for the event.
However, if the visitors is charged for activities as followed
-Tethered Balloon Ride : RM5
-Cold Inflation : RM5