Spectators flock to Pampanga for hot air balloon fest

Gracie Rutao, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Apr 07 2019 07:25 PM

LUBAO, Pampanga - Thousands of spectators flocked to the three-day Lubao Hot Air Balloon and Music Festival in Lubao, Pampanga.

It has been three days of good weather, perfect for launching 31 hot air balloons over the weekend.

The majestic floating giants in varying colors, shapes and designs came from different parts of the globe.

Aside from balloon flights and aerial exhibitions, several ground activities can also be enjoyed, like a mini zoo, go carts and an off road challenge.

Tourists can also avail of souvenirs and food from the bazaar.

The local government ensured the safety of everyone by implementing strict security measures.

“Hindi lang naman taga-Pampanga ang pinoprotektahan nila, halos buong Region 3 nandito so pagdating doon, secured na secured tayo. Marami tayong pulis halos lahat ng gate natin meron, pati sa traffic although medyo grabe 'yung traffic," explained Lubao Mayor Mylyn Cayabyab.

Kapamilya stars like Vice Ganda, Moira Dela Torre and Bamboo are also expected to perform at the music festival Sunday night.

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