Hot air balloons in Telford Town Park arena


Telford's annual Balloon Fiesta returns to Telford Town Park this August Bank Holiday

Activities and events will take place across the entire weekend and will take place in the parks QEII Arena. We looking forward to seeing you there!

Telford Balloon Fiesta - Night Glow

Friday 23 August I 5-10pm

This is a family friendly event with lots of entertainment and activities taking place throughout the evening for everyone to enjoy.

5pm – Gates open

5pm – 8pm - Children’s circus workshops, have-a-go activities, live music and entertainment

6pm - Science Show with Boardroom Gaming Cafe

8.45pm - SPARC Drum and Light Show

9.30pm - Night Glow Spectacular (it needs to be dark for visitors to enjoy the full night glow spectacular)

This event is ticketed. Tickets must be purchased in advance of event day.

- Telford and Wrekin resident’s tickets will be available for purchase 7 – 21 July 2024.
- Non Telford and Wrekin residents will be available from 22 July.

-Family ticket (up to 5 people) - £5
-Adult - £2
-Child - £1
-Children under 12 months old – Free entry. Please ensure you register for a free ticket to gain entry


Telford Balloon Fiesta Weekender

Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 August 2023 I 12 - 7pm

Join us for an unforgettable Telford Balloon Fiesta Weekender over August Bank Holiday at Telford Town Park QEII Arena.

In addition to our already exciting line-up of flight-themed activities, we have some fantastic additional attractions to make your experience even more memorable.

Look up to the skies at 12 noon on both Saturday and Sunday to witness the thrilling performances of the Wings Parachute Team as they gracefully fly in. The spectacle doesn't end there - we have a live music stage with talented artists performing from 12 - 6 pm, ensuring a delightful atmosphere throughout the day.

Food and drink options will be available to satisfy your appetite and keep you energised throughout the festivities.

For young families and nursing mothers, we have The Montessori Rainbow, will be providing a calm and comfortable space for feeding, changing, and taking a well-deserved break. Their services cater to your needs and ensure a stress-free experience.

Remember, the event is entirely free, so grab your family and friends, and come join us at the Telford Balloon Fiesta Weekender for two days of fun, excitement, and entertainment in the sky and on the ground!


Hot Air Balloon launches

Hot Air Balloon launches will take place both at 6am and 6pm- dependent on the weather with the final decision made by the Flight Director.


Nearby attractions

Sky Reach will be open in Telford Town Park during Telford Balloon Fiesta weekend so if you wanted to pop over and climb high on the ropes course the team would be happy to see you.   

Telford Ice Rink, just five minutes away from the arena, have a weekend of offers on! Skate with the family for the special price of £25 for a family ticket.

Book online here A family ticket is based on 2 adults and 2 juniors or 1 adult and 3 juniors.



Book Tickets Online

Map & Directions

Telford Balloon Fiesta

Type:Community Event

Telford Town Park, Hinkshay Road, Telford, Shropshire, TF3 4EP

Opening Times

Season (23 Aug 2024 - 25 Aug 2024)

* Friday 23 August - Night Glow - Ticketed event
Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 August - Free entry

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