🎈The Cheltenham Balloon Fiesta will be drifting back to Cheltenham Racecourse on the 25th, 26th and 27th June 2021! 🎈

Tickets are available on Skiddle: https://www.skiddle.com/e/35786991 🎟

After an amazing weekend in 2019, we are planning an even bigger spectacle than before, we’ve listened to all of the feedback and have been busy making preparations for a second year to remember. 2021 will see the balloons make their return to Cheltenham, with thrilling live arena entertainment, giant funfair, local traders, food and drink- this year you can expect to see plenty of local musicians and bands take to the music stage, some feathery friends and some well-known Characters wandering around.

Friday – Balloon & Fireworks: £5 adults and £3 kids (plus booking fee)
Saturday- The BIG Balloon Fiesta: £7 adults and £5 kids (plus booking fee)
Sunday- Family Fun Day: £6 adults and £5 kids (plus booking fee)

Please note there will be No Balloons during the day or evening on Sunday.

Booking fees apply to all days.

Come along and celebrate summer… The Cheltenham Balloon Fiesta is for everyone, friends, families, visitors, traders and community groups. Support, share and take pride in this fabulous festival! And, if you want to participate – whether it’s performing, sponsoring or exhibiting, we’d love to hear from you (drop us an email at cheltenhamballoonfiesta@gmail.com

See you there!

*All balloon flights, tethering and balloon glow are weather permitting*

Opening Hours

Main Opening Times

Friday: 16:00- 23:00
Sat 11.00-23.00
Sun 11:00-20:00

Online Booking


Friday- Balloons and fireworks. £5 adults and £3 kids

Saturday- The BIG Balloon Fiesta: £7 adults and £5 kids

Sunday- Family Fun Day: £6 adults and £4 kids

Weekend Pass- all 3 days- £12 adults and £8 kids.


Kids under a meter go free!

On The Gate

Friday Adults – £5 and Kids – £3 (kids under 1 metre go FREE)*
Saturday- Adults – £7 and Kids – £5 (kids under 1 metre go FREE)*
Sunday- Adults £6 and Kids £4


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.