The municipality of Lubao, Pampanga is home to the annual Lubao International Balloon and Music
Festival event. Now on its 5 th year, #LubaoIBMF2018 is set to continue on with its trademark summer
experience that’s perfect for family and friends.

Happening on March 23 – 25, 2018 at Pradera Verde, festival goers can expect a total of thirty-one
(31) exciting local and international balloons to paint the skies of Lubao. A wide variety of new
surprises will also be offered aside from the usual favorite on ground and aerial activities to keep
everyone entertained throughout the day.

Continuing on with the massive success of last year’s first ever music fest with international acts,
attendees can expect a follow up that is as fun and exhilirating, if not more. An amazing lineup of
musical acts awaits everyone at the #LubaoIBMF2018.

From the morning flight all the way to the concert at night, the festival will be packed with
entertainment that will surely make the event’s 5 th year another memorable one.

The Lubao International Balloon and Music Festival 2018 is organized by Lubao International Balloon
Festival, Inc. (LIBF) together with Forthinker, Inc., in cooperation with the Arts, Culture and Tourism
Office of Pampanga (ACTO) and with support from Provincial Government of Pampanga.
Lubao International Balloon Festival, Inc.

BALLOON SUMMARY:
● Total Balloons – 31
● Regular Shape – 23
● Special Shape – 8
● International – 26
● Local – 5
● Participating Countries – 20 (Philippines, Korea, Vietnam, USA, Belgium, Malaysia,
Netherlands, France, Turkey, UK, Japan, Thailand, Germany, Australia, Taiwan, Brazil,
Spain, Canada, Colombia, India)

TICKET PRICES:

● General Admission – Php300/day
● Entrance Ticket to Flying Area – P500/person; Limited slots only for safety reasons; Will be
announced on site
● Tethered Balloon Ride – P1000/person; Will be announced on site
● Children 2 ½ feet and below are FREE
TICKET OUTLETS:
● Online: www.smtickets.com
● All SM Ticket Outlets Nationwide
● On-Site
VENUE CAPACITY:
● General Admission – 100,000

SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES:

● Separate File
GATES OPEN:
● 4:00 AM – 12:00 AM
BALLOON FLIGHT SCHEDULE:
● Morning Flight: 5:30 AM to 6:30 AM (subject to wind and weather conditions)
PERFORMERS:
● Friday (March 23)
Evening
○ Front Acts
■ Kyoto
■ Ex-Battalion
○ Featured Acts
■ Silent Sanctuary
■ Moira Dela Torre
● Saturday (March 24)
Morning
○ Entertainment
■ Maymay Entrata & Edward Barber
Evening
○ Front Acts
■ Autotelic
■ December Avenue
○ Featured Acts
■ Michael Pangilinan
■ Sarah Geronimo with Ronnie Liang and Jona Soquite
● Sunday (March 25)
Morning
○ Entertainment
■ McCoy De Leon & Elisse Joson
Evening
○ Front Acts
■ Ben & Ben
■ The Ransom Collective
○ Featured Acts
■ UDD
■ Bamboo

ACTIVITIES:
● Rallycross
● Off Road
● Motocross
● Ultralight
● Motoparagliding
● Zookobia
● Inflatables
● Oculus Archery
● Target Airsoft
● Rides: Ferris Wheel, Swing and Bungee
Trampoline
● Fireworks Display

LIST OF SPONSORS:

● Major:
○ San Miguel Corporation
■ San Miguel Beer
■ Petron Corporation
■ Purefoods Tender Juicy Hotdog
■ Purefoods Nuggets
■ Magnolia Ice Cream
■ SanMig Coffee
● Minor:
○ NLEX Corporation
● Onsite:
○ Jollibee
○ SM City Pampanga
○ Globe Telecom

MEDIA SPONSORS:
● AXN Philippines
● Sony Channel Philippines
● Animax
● GMA Network
● GMA News TV
● GMA News Online
● Barangay LS FM
● Business Mirror
● Philippine Graphic
● Health and Lifestyle Magazine
● Click the City
● Travel Now
● Philstar
● Travel Life Magazine
● Adober Studios
● Wish FM
● SocialTV
● CLTV36
● GV Radio
Program Feature: Unang Hirit

SOME FAQ’s:

1. Where is Lubao located?
It is bounded by the municipalities of Guagua on the north, Sasmuan on the
east, Floridablanca on the west and Orani, Bataan on the south.

2. How to get to the Festival?
DRIVING

VIA NLEX

● Take the North Luzon Expressway and then take San Fernando toll exit
● Turn left towards Jose Abad Santos Ave. (Formerly Olangapo – Gapan road)
● Head towards the town Lubao, passing Gua-Gua – Sta. Rita Intersection and
Golangco intersection (brgy. Prado Siongco is the last barangay of Lubao
before Bataan)
● The venue is at the right side of the highway, before the Pampanga and
Bataan welcome arch.

VIA SCTEX

● Take SCTEX toll Plaza heading towards Subic
● Take Dinalupihan toll exit; then turn left to Lubao
● The venue is right after the Bataan – Pampanga welcome arch
VIA TPLEX /SCTEX
● Take TPLEX towards SCTEX Toll Plaza heading to Subic
● Take Dinalupihan toll exit; then turn left to Lubao
● The venue is right after the Bataan-Pampanga welcome arch

TRANSIT

FROM MANILA

● Ride Genesis, Victory Liner, or Bataan Transit bus going to Olongapo,
Mariveles, or Balanga ask the bus conductor if they will pass by Lubao,
Pampanga
● If the bus will pass Lubao, then ask the bus conductor to drop you off at
Pradera Verde where the Hot Air Balloon Festival will take place
● All bus liners takes a bus stop over in Lubao
● For Victory Liner, its a 15 minutes away from Pradera Verde

FROM SAN FERNANDO, PAMPANGA

● Ride a Jeepney going to Sta. Cruz or Gua-Gua. Go down to the Jeepney
Terminal
● In the Jeepney Terminal. Ride a Jeepney going to Dinalupihan. Ask the drive
to drop you off at Pradera Verde where the Hot Air Balloon Festival will take
place

FROM BATAAN AND OLONGAPO

● Ride a Jeepney going to Dinalupihan, Bataan. Go down to the
Jeepney Terminal
● In the Jeepney Terminal. Ride a Jeepney going to Sta. Cruz or
Gua-Gua. Ask the driver to drop you off at Pradera Verde where the Hot Air
Balloon Festival will take place
or
● Ride a Victory Liner bus going to San Fernando, Pampanga or Manila.
ask the bus conductor to drop you off at Pradera Verde where the Hot Air
Balloon Festival will take place
3. Can guests exit and re-enter during the festival?
● Guests are allowed to exit and re-enter during the festival, provided that they got a
stamp

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