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Hot Air Balloon Ride at Tokorozawa Aviation Memorial Park
July 7 @ 07:00 - 09:00￥2000
The Tokorozawa Aviation Memorial Park offers the general public the chance to ride in a hot air balloon at a very special price on on fixed dates through the year. It is usually once a month, but during the summer holidays they have two dates for this extraordinary event. They take a break in January and February.
**Check the official website in the grey details box for any last minute changes due to weather or other mitigating factors**
For just 2000 yen for an adult or 1000 yen for school aged children and senior citizens ( children younger than six free) you can enjoy this rare opportunity to go up in an hot air balloon.
For the month of August as the kids are on summer holidays there are two dates for the hot air balloon ride. This year 2019 those dates are August 11th and August 25th. The time is from 7 am to 9 am. Only the first 100 people in line will be able to take part in this event. The location in the park is in front of the Tokorozawa Civic Cultural Center “Muse”, close to the Tokorozawa Aviation Museum.
Hot Air Balloon dates for 2019
- March 24th
- April 21st
- May 12th
- June 2nd
- July 7th
- August 11th and 25th
- September 1st
- October 20th
- November 10th
- December 8th
Tokorozawa Aviation Memorial Park and the museum are a great place to visit at any time of the year. More on the park itself:
Tokorozawa Aviation Memorial Park Access
The park, Muse and the museum are all located close to Koku koen Station on the Seibu Shinjuku Line, approximately 30 to 45 minutes from central Tokyo.
There are a number of parking areas in the park. The parking by the museum is closest. The phone number for a car navi is 04-2998-4388.
Map and other details in the grey detail box at the very bottom of the post.
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