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Ballonfest Chemnitz 2023

Three days of entertainment, fun, and balloons for the whole family


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Ballonfest Chemnitz has been a yearly tradition in Küchwald since 2005. The festival takes place over a long weekend in early September and highlights all things related to ballooning. You'll see balloon launches, marvel at balloon glow at dusk, and enjoy fireworks spectacular at night. Besides, the festive program features two stages of live entertainment, a fairground, rail carriage rides, and a garden railway show.

The balloon festival is located in the Küchwald Chemnitz at the Küchwaldwiese and Parkeisenbahn. If you'd like to relax and enjoy spirits, the most convenient way to get there is by public transport, namely bus line 21 from Leipziger Straße. Buses run every ten and 15 minutes on Friday and Saturday correspondingly. The interval on Sunday is half an hour. Another option in CityBahn line C13. Supposing you prefer driving by car, you'll need to park at Wittgensdorfer Str. 2a and take a short walk to Küchwaldwiese.

Get more information and the latest updates on the Ballonfest Chemnitz's official website, which you can find in the External Resources below. Also, if you need a stay nearby, consider the options suggested on the accommodations map.

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