The Lord Mayor’s Hot Air Balloon Regatta® is the official ballooning event of The City of London and is the aerial extension of the historic Lord Mayor’s Show.

Each year fifty hot air balloons take flight across central London raising awareness and funds for the Lord Mayor’s Appeal. Leading the launch is the official Lord Mayor’s Appeal hot air balloon which carries both the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress.

The 2017 event took place on September 10th from the unique launch location of London City Airport’s runway, see updates for more information.

The RICOH Lord Mayor’s Appeal Hot Air Balloon Regatta, London

Lord Mayor's Regatta