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25th - 31st May 2019

Mudgee Hot Air Ballooning Festival - 25th to 31st May 2019

The Mudgee Hot Air Ballooning Festival is an exciting new week long event in the Mudgee Region that will feature:

  • Mudgee Night Glow
  • Balloons & Bubbles Breakfast @ Blue Wren
  • The Australian National Hot Air Ballooning Championships
  • Mudgee Hot Air Ballooning Festival Flights
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26th May 2019

Balloons & Bubbles Breakfast @ Blue Wren - Sunday 26th May 2019

Come along and enjoy even more ballooning action on the morning of the 26th May with the first flight competition of the Mudgee Hot Air Ballooning Festival taking place. The main event of the morning will be the traditional ballooning Key Grab competition. Pilots will fly their balloons into Blue Wren Wines guided purely by the winds to try to grab a key from a flagpole in an attempt to win a major prize. Spectators will take in the magnificent air display while enjoying a glass of locally produced Bubbles, strawberries and chocolates on the lawns of Blue Wren Wines followed by a delicious breakfast.  Local produce markets will also be operating on the morning. Ticket are $45 per person or $40 for Mudgee Night Glow Ticket holders.


Balloons & Bubbles @ Blue Wren tickets go on sale on the 22nd February. Purchase your tickets here -


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27th May -31st May 2019

Australian National Hot Air Ballooning Championships - Monday 27th -Friday 31st May 2019

Attracting the best pilots from around the country, the Australian National Hot Air Ballooning Championships will include 5 days of competition flying over the picturesque town of Mudgee and beautiful nearby townships as they vie for the title of Australian Ballooning Champion and spectators are welcome to come out and watch it all.


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26th - 31st May 2019

Mudgee Hot Air Ballooning Festival Flights

Take to the skies over Mudgee as the best hot air balloon pilots in the country vie for the title of Australian Hot Air Ballooning Champion!

The skies over Mudgee will be alive with colour and excitement from the 26th to the 31st May as, for the first time ever, Mudgee becomes the venue for the Australian Hot Air Ballooning Championship. Each day will see upward of twenty hot air balloons from all around the country launch together at sunrise and float majestically over the beautiful Mudgee region.

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Mudgee Night Glow - Saturday 25th May from 5.00pm - 9.00pm

Glen Willow Stadium in Mudgee will host the first ever Mudgee Night Glow on Saturday 25th May 2019. The evening will include a family friendly night market offering some of the region’s best food, wine and hand-made crafts, along with live musical performances to entertain you.

The festivities will also include roving performers, face-painting and jumping castles to keep kids of all ages entertained. This event is all about lighting up the night so glow-in-the-dark t-shirts, glasses, headbands and other glow items will all be available for purchase during the event so that you can ‘Get your glow on’.There will be various hot air balloons on display during the night including special-shape balloons that are sure to delight.

The main event will be the spectacular balloon Night Glow which will see hot air balloons inflated and tethered in the Glen Willow Stadium. The Night Glow will be choreographed to music and will culminate with a spectacular fireworks display in what will be a wonderful family night out.


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