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Info Festival

The stage of the Ferrara Balloons Festival is the Giorgio Bassani urban park: a green area extending north of the city between the ancient city walls and the Po river. An authentic green lung within the city, formerly used as a hunting reserve of the Estensi family and now an articulated system of green areas (with leisure and recreational facilities), ponds, pedestrian and bicycle paths for the citzens.

The Park is easily accessible by bicycle, car, public transport or foot.

During the Festival the park is equipped with restaurants/ pizzeria, bar, ice cream parlors, food trucks and gourmet stalls with typical products, craft beers and wine by handicraft and local producer.

The Festival will be open to visitors from Friday, 4 September. Please visit the program to find each event and attraction scheduling: 


  • From Monday to Friday: free entrance
  • Weekend (Saturday 5,12 and Sunday 6,13 September):
    • single daily ticket of Euro 5,00
    • free admission for: children under the age of 12, differently abled person plus carer, journalists with a ID card or accreditated in the Press Area.

Ferrara Balloons Festival è un evento organizzato da Ferrara Fiere Congressi S.r.l.
Via della Fiera, 11 - 44124 Ferrara, Italy
Tel. +39 0532 900713 - Fax +39 0532 976997 - e-mail:
Società soggetta ad attività di direzione e coordinamento da parte di Bologna Fiere S.p.A.
Cap. Soc. Euro 156.000 interamente versato C.F. - P.IVA e Reg. Imp. 01350170385 REA 150140.