This Year’s Lubao International Balloon and Music Festival And What to Expect
Spectacular sights, fun and exciting activities, and music icons shall bring color and fun at the Lubao International Balloon and Music Festival this March 23-25 happening at Pradera Verda, Lubao, Pampanga.
The Lubao International Balloon and Music Festival’s goers can expect a total of thirty-one (31) colorful local and international balloons to paint the skies of Prado Siongco in Lubao.
Here are the things you shouldn’t miss in this year’s #LubaoIBMF2018:
Over 30 Balloon Flights
The organizers invited a roster of international and local balloonists who will showcase their balloons in different sizes, shapes, and characters.
Twenty balloonists are from Korea, Vietnam, USA, Belgium, Malaysia, Netherlands, France, Turkey, UK, Japan, Thailand, Germany, Australia, Taiwan, Brazil,
Spain, Canada, Colombia, India. Five are from the Philippines.
An exhibition of aerial shows will also be in place for those who enjoy fun and fearless displays.
Ultralight aircrafts + car shows
After seeing spectacular balloon sights, the weekend fun will continue with skydiving and paragliding, fireworks displays, and magic shows.
On top of that, entertaining land-based activities are set up such as car shows, rides, Zoocobia, inflatables, Kite Flying, food festival, bazaars, and other solid stunts.
The ultralight aircrafts shall be a feast in the eyes as they will grace the skyline during the day.
Moreover, this will be the first time that there will an off road and rally cross, which shall be another thrilling sight to see in the day’s activities.
Artists and music icons at the Lubao International Balloon and Music Festival 2018
One thing that separates the hot air balloon festival from the rest is the presence of its music fest, which received great support from the festival goers for years now.
This year, the Lubao International Balloon and Music Festival is bringing another set of performer artists and icons.
In the morning, McCoy & Elisse and Maymay & Edward will also make special appearances on different days of the event. Featured musical acts such as DJ Kyoto, Autotelic, December Ave, Ben & Ben and Ransom Collective are also present for the concert.
In addition to this, music artists like Ex Batallion, Silent Sanctuary, Michael Pangilinan, Moira, UDD, Bamboo, and Sarah Geronimo will also perform to cap off the day’s festive vibe.
The Lubao International Balloon and Music Festival 2018 is organized by Lubao International Balloon Festival, Inc. (LIBF) together with Forthinker, Inc.. It is also in cooperation with the Arts, Culture and Tourism Office of Pampanga (ACTO) and with support from Provincial Government of Pampanga.
This will be my third year of going to the Lubao Hot Air Balloon and Music Festival and I know this shall be one for the books again.
Here are ticket prices for your reference:
- General Admission – Php300/day
- Entrance Ticket to Flying Area – P500/person; Limited slots only for safety reasons; Will be announced on site
- Tethered Balloon Ride – P1000/person; Will be announced on site
- Children 2 ½ feet and below are FREE
- Online: www.smtickets.com
- All SM Ticket Outlets Nationwide