International Balloon Festival – León, Mexico

Festival Internacional del Globo, Mexico

Photo by Ariana Ramos, Mexico

The Festival Internacional del Globo or, International Balloon Festival, is held every year in León, Guanajuato in Mexico. It is the biggest hot air balloon event in Latin America and is renowned around the world. Nearly 2 million spectators come from all around the globe to see over 200 hot air balloons float above the city of León, Guanajuato.

The hot air balloons include a mix of the traditional and specially-shaped balloons much to the delight of the spectators. Alongside this event are music concerts, exhibitions and rodeos.

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