Experience the Magic of the Tamil Nadu International Balloon Festival, Pollachi!

Imagine a canvas painted with sunrise hues, dotted with whimsical giants that dance on the morning breeze. That is the essence of the Tamil Nadu International Balloon Festival (TNIBF), an annual spectacle that transforms Pollachi into a wonderland of hot air balloons. Forget the ordinary. This isn't your run-of-the-mill festival. This is an explosion of colours, one too many gasps and awes, a celebration of human ingenuity taking flight. From January 12th to 16th, 2024, Pollachi surrenders to the magic of balloons, and you're invited to join the revelry.

A Celebration of Flight and Fancy

The Tamil Nadu Balloon Festival isn't just about hot air balloons, though those majestic giants are undoubtedly the stars of the show. Imagine a sky teeming with whimsical shapes – playful teddy bears, majestic elephants and even cheeky monkeys, all crafted from vibrant nylon and inflated with the dreams of balloon pilots from over eight countries. Each sunrise paints a new masterpiece as these gentle giants gracefully waltz across the azure canvas.

Hot air balloons of different countries
Carnival games at an open space

More Than Just Balloons

The Tamil Nadu International Balloon Festival is more than just a pretty picture. It's a vibrant tapestry woven with laughter, music and a contagious energy that electrifies the air. Think live music that sets your feet tapping, food stalls bursting with local flavours and a vibrant marketplace where you can find everything, from handcrafted souvenirs to quirky trinkets. And for the little adventurers, there are carnival rides, face painting and even the chance to peek inside a real hot air balloon!

Behind the Magic

What you witness at TNIBF is the culmination of months of meticulous planning. From sourcing the balloons and inviting pilots to ensuring safety and logistics, the TNIBF team works tirelessly to create this magical spectacle. The festival is a testament to their passion and dedication, and their love for Pollachi shines through in every detail.

Ticket coupon a carnival

Amidst the exhilarating festivities, wouldn't it be wonderful to have a sanctuary of serenity and luxury to unwind in? Enter Ibex River Resort in Pollachi. Tucked away in the lush greenery, our resort provides a serene getaway from all the excitement while still keeping you within reach of the action. Reserve your accommodation at our resorts in Pollachi and immerse yourself in the enchantment of the Tamil Nadu International Balloon Festival. Let the vibrant hues of Pollachi fill your spirit with happiness!

Don't forget to check out the TNIBF website for the latest updates on participating countries and special events.

Entry Fee: Free (up to 12 years old)

Adult Entry Pass Early Bird (online): Rs.100

General Entry Pass allows you to access zones:
Balloon Show, Food Court, Kids Carnival, Music Concert General Area

Each pass is valid for a single day.