2011 Hot Air Balloon Fiesta FAQ


Note: The above schedule is from the official Philippine International Hot Air BalloonAssociation. Clark Subic Marketing makes no claims or guarantees as to its accuracy. This schedule is subject to change without notice.

Frequently Answered Questions

Q. Where is the exact event site?
A. Air Force City, Clark Freeport, Angeles City in Pampanga.
Q. How much is the entrance fee?
A. PhP150 per person. These tickets are available at the gate.
Q. Can I ride the balloons?
A. Yes, we charge a minimum fee of US$150 per person to ride the balloon. This is on a first-come-first-served basis. Go directly to the Information Booth upon arrival to book yourself a ride.
Q. What hotels are near the venue?
A. The event site is fairly near all the hotels in and around Clark. Please visit our ClarkHotels Web Page for a hotel booking. Book now so you don’t miss-out. There are limited rooms available for this event.
Q. Are we sure to see the balloons everyday?
A. Balloon inflation is very much dependent on wind conditions. Calm winds guarantee great flights. The organizers reserve the right to cancel any activity due to bad wind conditions. For safety reasons, balloonists generally prefer for the the winds to be less than 10 mph and the clouds to be at least 2,000 feet above the ground.
Q. Are refreshments available on the grounds?
A. Yes. Food booths are present near the show line, on the southeast side of theballoon fiesta site. A bazaar is also set up near the entrance gate, and also on the northwest part of the grounds, near the aircraft ramp

Q. Where can I park?

A. Ample parking is available near the entrance gate. Road signs will direct you to the parking lots, where marshals will guide you to a suitable space. A parking fee is charged.
Q. What is a ramp tour?

A. The balloon fiesta offers a ramp tour that allows you to walk around the active flight line and interact with aircraft pilots and ground crew.

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