Published On: Thu, Nov 9th, 2017

FIG León 2017: the most important hot air ballooning event in México

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The Festival Internacional del Globo, is a hot air ballooning event based in the city of León, Guanajuato, México that will take place on 17 – 20 November.

FIG is currently ranked among the 3 best events of its kind worldwide.

Featuring over 200 hot air balloons from 23 countries including the United States, Canada, Colombia, Brazil, Spain, Germany, Holland, Belgium, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Sweden, Ukraine, Russia, Lithuania, Japan and more.

In 15 years, the FIG has gathered over 1,800 balloons and 3.5 million visitors from all over the country and abroad, making it the main tourism product in the Bajio region.

Just in 2016, FIG welcomed 550,000 visitors.

Unique in Mexico and Latin America, the FIG is not only a great attraction for the State of Guanajuato, but it has also positioned the city of León as one of the most important ballooning destinations in the world.

With outstanding weather conditions, thies festival brings together, year after year, the best pilots of the sport, looking to enjoy an unforgettable experience.

The Festival Internacional del Globo is a meeting point and a space of equality designed for the whole family.

Besides witnessing an unparalleled spectacle, they can also enjoy hundreds of hours of side shows, including world-class concerts, exhibitions, cultural activities and sports, shopping and a wide selection of local and international cuisine.

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