🎈The Cheltenham Balloon Fiesta¬†🎈

The Cheltenham Balloon Fiesta is a family-friendly event that will be returning to the famous Cheltenham Racecourse for the third time.

The annual event is a great opportunity for pilots across the UK to come and fly (weather dependent) and to showcase some thrilling stunt acts and 2022 will be no different. Changing the format slightly, the Cheltenham Balloon Fiesta will be opening on Friday evening to warm up for a full 12 hours of fun and entertainment.

Tickets will be available to purchase soon!

Keep your eye out for details on upcoming acts.

Opening Hours

Main Opening Times

Online Booking

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On The Gate

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Pets are welcome to come along during the day but must be well behaved and kept on a leash at all times.

Food And Drink

Strictly no alcohol to be bought at the event*, bag searches will be in operation on the day for the safety and security of everyone at the event.

Picnics and soft drinks are permitted.

*Alcohol is sold at the bars in the event

Getting to the Cheltenham Balloon Fiesta


Please check your route before travelling on the day as the travel information for buses and trains provided is subject to change from the transport office.

Traffic is likely to be high and we request that visitors respect local residents by not parking near the event and using public transport methods.

For timetable information use a journey planner.