Fourth Qatar Balloon Festival set to take flight on December 7

Fourth Qatar Balloon Festival set to take flight on December 7

QLNews
By QLNews

The fourth edition of the annual Qatar Balloon Festival (QBF), a popular event that attracts thousands of spectators, will be held at the Katara Cultural Village from December 7 to 18.

As in its previous editions, QBF will offer a large variety of entertainment activities for visitors of all ages. While more than 50 hot air balloons of different shapes, sizes, and colors will be on display, there will also be a family area filled with inflatable castles and other games for children.

While a food court will serve people with international street food, a VIP Majlis will be activated for special guests. 

“This year, Katara was selected as the QBF’s venue thanks to its convenient location, easy accessibility by Doha Metro, superior parking facilities, as well as spectacular panoramic views of the Doha skyline,” said Safe Flight Solutions CEO Hassan Al Mousawi, who is the main organiser of the QBF.

Qatar Tourism’s Head of Communications Dr Buthaina Al Janahi said: “Qatar Tourism has been QBF’s strategic partner for years, working together to promote the country as an exciting tourist destination for international visitors and offer an exciting activity for the local community. Qatar is poised to welcome more visitors this season. Visitors will be able to experience Qatar’s unique cultural and contemporary offerings, all set against a safe and inviting atmosphere.”

Morning balloon flights will take place at sunrise from various take-off points and will be finalized one night prior based on wind direction and weather conditions.

Those who are interested in watching the simultaneous take-off of 50 hot air balloons should follow the festival’s social media handles for location updates.

To promote public engagement, the festival will offer 1000 hot air balloon ride tickets at a subsidized price of QAR499, available for booking through asfary.com.

---

Make sure to check out our social media to keep track of the latest content. 

Instagram - @qatarliving

X - @qatarliving

Facebook - Qatar Living

YouTube qatarlivingofficial

Log in or register to post comments

More from Qatar Living

Qatar’s top beaches for water sports thrills

Qatar’s top beaches for water sports thrills

Let's dive into the best beaches in Qatar, where you can have a blast with water activities, sports and all around good times.
Most Useful Apps In Qatar - Part Two

Most Useful Apps In Qatar - Part Two

This guide brings you the top apps that will simplify the use of government services in Qatar.
Most Useful Apps In Qatar - Part One

Most Useful Apps In Qatar - Part One

this guide presents the top must-have Qatar-based apps to help you navigate, dine, explore, access government services, and more in the country.
Winter is coming – Qatar’s seasonal adventures await!

Winter is coming – Qatar’s seasonal adventures await!

Qatar's winter months are brimming with unmissable experiences, from the AFC Asian Cup 2023 to the World Aquatics Championships Doha 2024 and a variety of outdoor adventures and cultural delights.
7 Days of Fun: One-Week Activity Plan for Kids

7 Days of Fun: One-Week Activity Plan for Kids

Stuck with a week-long holiday and bored kids? We've got a one week activity plan for fun, learning, and lasting memories.
Wallet-friendly Mango Sticky Rice restaurants that are delightful on a budget

Wallet-friendly Mango Sticky Rice restaurants that are delightful on a budget

Fasten your seatbelts and get ready for a sweet escape into the world of budget-friendly Mango Sticky Rice that's sure to satisfy both your cravings and your budget!
Places to enjoy Mango Sticky Rice in  high-end elegance

Places to enjoy Mango Sticky Rice in high-end elegance

Delve into a world of culinary luxury as we explore the upmarket hotels and fine dining restaurants serving exquisite Mango Sticky Rice.
Where to celebrate World Vegan Day in Qatar

Where to celebrate World Vegan Day in Qatar

Celebrate World Vegan Day with our list of vegan food outlets offering an array of delectable options, spanning from colorful salads to savory shawarma and indulgent desserts.