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Balloon fiesta lands on the racecourse

Celebrate the first weekend after freedom week at the Cheltenham Balloon Fiesta.

Bring your family, friends and neighbours to Cheltenham Racecourse from Friday, July 23 to Sunday, July 25, and make some magical memories. It's a jam-packed weekend full of amazing entertainment.

The full weekend line up is as follows:

Balloons & fireworks - Friday, July 23

Gates open 4pm, event closes 11pm

  • 6pm-7pm: Balloons Launch
  • 10pm-10.30pm: Night Glow
  • 10.30pm-10.45pm: Firework Display

Bars, street food, funfair, trade stands

Balloons will only fly and be tethering if the weather is permitting

Balloon Fiesta Day - Saturday, July 24

Gates open 11am, event closes 11pm

  • 11.30am Wayne Vander Superheroes Wheel
  • 12pm Upshot Silks
  • 1pm Wayne Vander Superheroes Wheel
  • 2pm Paws for Thoughts - Dog Agility
  • 3pm Stannage Stunt Team
  • 4pm Upshot Silks
  • 5pm Wayne Vender Superheroes Wheel
  • 6pm Paws for Thoughts - Dog Agility
  • 7pm-9pm Stannage Stunt Team
  • 6pm-7pm Balloons Launch
  • 10pm-10.30pm Night Glow
  • 10.30pm-10.45pm Firework Display

Bars, street food, funfair, trade stands

Balloons will only fly and be tethering if the weather is permitting

Family Fun Day - Sunday, July 25

Gates open 11am, event closes 10pm

  • 11:30am Wayne Vander Superheroes Wheel
  • 12pm Paws for Thoughts - Dog Agility
  • 1pm Stannage Stunt Team
  • 2pm Upshot Silks
  • 3pm Wayne Vander Superheroes Wheel
  • 4pm Paws for Thoughts - Dog Agility
  • 5pm Stannage Stunt Team
  • 6pm Upshot Silks
  • 7pm Wayne Vander Superheroes Wheel
  • 10pm-10.30pm Night Glow
  • 10.30-10.45pm Firework Display

Please note that there will be no balloons at the Sunday event

For anyone wanting to come and see the morning balloon ascents, it is free admission. Taking place on Saturday and Sunday, gates will open for the launch at 6am until 8am. Tickets available @ skiddle.com/e/35838642 

Acts and timings may change, any updates will be announced on the Facebook page @cheltenhamballoonfiesta

For more information, visit http://www.cheltenhamballoonfiesta.co.uk/ 

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