Balloons over Waikato is New Zealand's premier hot air balloon festival.
Held annually in Hamilton, this event attracts balloonists from all over New Zealand and around the world who come to experience the fun, friendship and warmth of this balloon friendly city.
Not only can you see an array of bright colours in the sky in the Balloons Over Waikato festival, but some crazy shapes like parrots, birthday cakes, rocket man, Angry Birds, butterflies, crabs, firemen.
Waikato is the perfect backdrop to experience an incredible week of ballooning.
For more details on this enchanting event, please click on the event's website link we have provided.
We wish to thank GoWhereWhen.com community member Andrew Francombe for this amazing image of the Balloons over Waikato event.
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Coronavirus is causing a number of event cancellations; we provide event website links on each page for you to check the latest updates.
See our Coronavirus page here.