Balloon Fiesta

Up, up and away with Europe’s biggest balloon festival

  • Festivals

The Bristol International Balloon Fiesta is Europe’s largest annual meeting of hot air balloons, attracting over 130 hot air balloons from across the globe. 

This spectacular free event features balloons taking off at dawn and dusk as well as the famous Night Glows, when the balloons light up the sky in time to music.

Held over four days in August at Ashton Court Estate, the event is completely free. Alongside the fantastic site of hot air balloons filling the skies, there are trade stands, fairground rides and entertainment.

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