Lakeside Guide to Lake Chapala, Ajijic, Mexico

Regata de Globos

At a Glance

Teams of local businesses & families spend days constructing elaborate paper hot-air balloons for this late-summer event.

Street View

Address

Revolución #83 Ajijic

More Info

This annual event has been held on the second Saturday of September in the soccer field near the town bullring since the 1960s. Families and businesses spend up to a couple weeks preparing hot air balloons made from colorful paper, in shapes and characters sometimes reaching several stories high.

In 2018, the regatta will be held Saturday, September 8. It starts at 3 p.m. and goes until the last balloons take off after dark, around 9 p.m.

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