Old Buckenham Balloon Festival

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Old Buckenham Country Park, Doe Lane
Old Buckenham
NR17 1PP

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Old Buckenham Balloon Festival Hot Air Balloon Rides


The Old Buckenham Balloon Festival is a charming event held in the picturesque Norfolk countryside. Witness a sky filled with vibrant hot air balloons and enjoy a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere. With balloon launches, live entertainment, and local food stalls, it’s a delightful weekend for all ages.

🟢 Dates have been confirmed for the next Old Buckenham Balloon Festival.

Old Buckenham Balloon Festival Information

🎈 Will Virgin Balloon Flights be at the Old Buckenham Balloon Festival this year?

Unfortunately, Virgin Balloon Flights won’t be participating in the Old Buckenham Balloon Festival. However, we are taking part in many hot air balloon festivals this year.

If you are keen to take to the skies with us at another balloon fiesta, or you're searching for ideas on the perfect family day out, check out our ultimate guide to UK hot air balloon festivals.

We also have nearby launch sites in: Norwich, Suffolk, and Stowmarket.

🗓️ When is the Old Buckenham Balloon Festival?

Friday 9th August, 2024 - Sunday 11th August, 2024

🎪 What’s on at the Old Buckenham Balloon Festival?

  • Live music performances

  • Street food vendors

  • BBQ Grill

  • Beer festival

  • Children's entertainment

  • Up-close view of ballooning equipment and memorabilia

  • Morning and evening hot air balloon flights (weather permitting)

  • Night glow spectacle

Other Hot Air Balloon Festivals

If the dates for this festival don’t quite work for you and you're looking to plan the dates for a memorable balloon packed weekend outing, check out our quick guide to the UK balloon festival calendar and explore fiestas happening throughout the year.


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