36th
Frisian
Balloon
partying

36th Frisian
Balloon parties

July 26 to 30, 2023

2024 Program

The 37e edition of the Frisian Balloon Festivals has a very full festival program. Five days in a row, you can feast your eyes with family and friends as the hot air balloons take off. If there are no hot air balloon rides, there is still plenty to do! All activities are free. Don't miss it!

Program is subject to change.

Wednesday, July 24, from 4 p.m. to 12 p.m.

16:00
Site open
16.45
Start the parade of the participating balloon teams from McDonalds towards the Midstraat
17.00
Balloon teams parade through the Midstraat
18.00
Balloon teams arrive at the balloon field
18.30
Opening of the 37th Frisian Balloon Parties by mayor Fred Veenstra of De Fryske Marren
19.30
Start of hot air balloons and special shapes
21.00
Balloon area open for miniature balloons
00.00
ending

Thursday, July 25, from 4 p.m. — 12 p.m.

16.00
Site open
17.00
Start program
19.30
Start of hot air balloons and special shapes
21.00
Balloon area open for miniature balloons
23.30
ending

Friday, July 26, from 4 p.m. to 1 a.m.

16:00
Site open
17:00
Start program
19.30
Start of hot air balloons and special shapes
21.00
Balloon area open for miniature balloons

Big stage with performances by Hayfever, BeeGees Forever and DJ Lars

Night Glow with Hot Air Balloons
01.00
ending

Saturday, July 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 a.m.

09.00
Site open, start Kofferbakmarkt
13.00
Entry: Oldtimers
17.00
End of the Oldtimers & Kofferbakmarkt program
19.30
Start of hot air balloons and special shapes
21.00
Balloon area open for miniature balloons. A number of special shapes remain on the balloon site
Big stage with Radio Continuous drive-in show with DJs and various live artists
Night Glow with Hot Air Balloons
01.00
ending

Sunday, July 28 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

16.00
Site open
17.00
Start program
19.30
Start of hot air balloons and special shapes
22.00
ending

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Oldtimers at the Frisian Balloon Parties

Oldtimers

On Saturday, July 27, 2024, the Oldtimer Day will take place again during the Frisian Balloon Parties! Where the balloons normally go up, we fill the entire field with beautiful vehicles in the afternoon!

Sign up using the form below:

Attention! By registering, you agree to participate at your own risk and declare that the organization is in no way responsible/liable for consequences/damage to your own vehicle or due to the actions and/or actions of third parties.

If you DO want to be present at the site of the Frisian Balloon Parties with your vehicle but DO NOT participate in the tour ride, you are more than welcome to visit the site from noon.

Thank you for applying, we will contact you as soon as possible!
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Trunk sale during the Frisian Balloon Parties

car trunk market

Do you want to reserve a place with us to sell your stuff? Sign up via email and clear out your attic. A chair that you haven't touched in maybe 5 years can be a super find for someone else.

Sign up using the form below:

Thank you for applying, we will contact you as soon as possible!
Something went wrong... please try again. If it still doesn't work out, please contact us at info@ballonfeesten.nl.

Experience it from above

Get away from your daily worries for a while. Join us as a passenger and admire the beautiful Frisian landscape, characterised by lakes, forests and farmlands. Attention! You must be at least 1 meter 30 to enjoy the view.

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Photo of balloonists at the Frisian Balloon Parties
Photo of balloonists at the Frisian Balloon Parties
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