Bristol Balloon Fiesta
The festival features twice daily mass ascents featuring hundreds of balloons taking off from a ballooning arena at the centre of the event site.
The event also features special shapes making an appearance in the area, with balloons tethered throughout the weekend by ballooning teams from all over the world.
The event also features two magical nightglows, when the balloons light up to a soundtrack provided by BBC Radio Bristol.
The Bristol International Balloon Fiesta Arena features entertainment throughout the weekend. Find your spot around the ballooning arena to catch daily displays, stunts and tetherings, or head out to explore Ashton Court Estate and our 100 traders and activities. for families and children of all ages. Don’t miss our acoustic bandstand, jam-packed with local bands throughout the event. Head over for A Coffee With Costa, with storytelling, chances to meet the balloon pilots and entertainment throughout the weekend.