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Putrajaya Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2013

Hot Air Balloon Fiesta Putrajaya

The Putrajaya Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2013 will once again host a fiesta like no other in the country.

This thriving government capital will be converted to a major tourist and visitor attraction site over a four-day period from the 28 – 31 March 2013.

The Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta returns to its Monumen Alaf Baru (also known as the Millennium Monument) grounds for the fifth year running.

Putrajaya Hot Air Balloon Fiesta

This years' fiesta will see more exciting special shaped balloons such as the Smurf Balloon, piloted by Koen Audenaert of Belgium together with Sven Grenzner of Germany who will be piloting the ‘Clown’ Balloon.

2013 also marks the return of the highly-anticipated “night glow” event where the hot air balloons will participate in a light and sound show on the night of the 30th; culminating in a beautiful display of fireworks.

To encourage togetherness and quality family values, the fiesta team will once again be organizing popular side-activities to suit each family or individual.

Visitors can look forward to activities such as a para-motor exhibition, helicopter joy rides – suitable for families who would like a unique experience.

There are also tethered hot air balloon rides, the Mountain Dew Extreme Zone individuals who thrive adventure, as well as a line-up of exciting activities for the young ones in the kids’ area such as coloring contests, on-ground competitions and many more.

Hot Air Balloon Fiesta at Putrajaya in 2012

Also, this fiesta will welcome an array of new exciting activities such as the ‘Walk in the Balloon’, an experience where visitors can actually go inside the balloon and also music performances by the Kuala Lumpur Jazz Festival amongst others.

Visitors will also enjoy a 30% discount if they decide to use the KLIA Transit to Putrajaya during the fiesta period. You can also see images from last year's Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2012.


You can visit the main website for information about the Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta activity line-up and sponsorship opportunities can be obtained by visiting or by calling 03 7981 8769. This year also promises more exciting activities at the Putrajaya Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2013.

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