The third Cheltenham Balloon Fiesta will be returning to the racecourse on Friday the 17th and 18th of June 2022. (Please note the event does not continue through the Sunday, unlike previous years).
Celebrate the start of Summer at the Cheltenham Balloon Fiesta with two days of amazing entertainment. Including:
Hot air balloons*
Hot air balloon glow*
Live arena entertainment
Food and drink stalls
+ so much more
*Please note, hot air balloons and balloon glows are weather dependent*
The annual event is a great opportunity for pilots across the UK to come and fly 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.
For more unmissable events in Cheltenham check out our helpful guides - Cheltenham 2022 - Festivals Guide & Cheltenham What's On Guide. To plan your stay in Cheltenham visit our Cheltenham Hotels Guide, Cheltenham Restaurants, Cheltenham Shops & Cheltenham Staycations.
Tickets are available to book online - www.cheltenhamballoonfiesta.co.uk
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Located at junctions 10, 11 and 11a of the M5, Cheltenham lies within the main motorway network in easy reach of London, Bristol and Birmingham. If traveling from the north on the M5 it is possible to leave from junction 9 and take the A435 south. The racecourse can also be reached from the East and West by the A40. For full information click here - Getting to Cheltenham by car.
Public Transport Directions
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