A major festival to celebrate this beautiful invention in the city of inventors (Annonay)! Déomas Park will host the festivities.

The Hot Air Balloon Festival honors the hot air balloon, invented in Annonay by the brothers Joseph and Etienne Montgolfier on June 4, 1783.

Visitors will be able to enjoy several spaces throughout these three days of festival centered around the Hot Air Balloon: hot air balloon village, funfair, musical stage, concerts, Night glow show (sound and light of hot air balloons), theater performances street and circus artists and numerous activities that will delight young and old.

At the same time, the annual gathering of pilots will take place with the participation of around thirty hot air balloons, coming from France and several European countries.

On Sunday, enjoy the historical reconstruction of the first flight on Place des Cordeliers.

Rates / opening




From Friday 5 to Sunday 7 July 2024.