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Tamil Nadu International Balloon Festival in Pollachi is a popular annual event held in mid-January with the support of the Department of Tourism Tamil Nadu. Held near Pollachi Coimbatore Highway, the three-day festival features balloons of all shapes and colors from about ten countries. Special shape balloons are also present at the festival.
Mass ascensions of hot air balloons take place at 6:30 am and 4 pm, weather permitting. Flying is impossible in case of high winds or rain. The festival also features limited tethered balloon rides from 4 to 8 pm. Other highlights of the Tamil Nadu International Balloon Festival include a fantastic music concert, a Hot Air Balloon Show, a food fair, games, shops and lots of fun for the whole family. Carnival rides are some of the best in the region. Helicopter Joy Rides are also available for the public to enjoy scenic views of Pollachi.