Worcester Hot Air Balloon Festival

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Worcester Race Course, Grandstand Road

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Worcester Hot Air Balloon Festival Balloon Rides


Get ready for the highly anticipated return of the Worcester Hot Air Balloon Festival! Bigger and better than ever, the festival boasts a spectacular lineup of colourful balloons, live performances, food stalls, craft vendors, and more. Don't miss the breathtaking balloon displays and mass ascent, promising a memorable day out for the whole family. Weather permitting, of course!

🟢 Dates have been confirmed for the next Worcester Hot Air Balloon Festival.

Worcester Hot Air Balloon Festival Information

🎈 Will Virgin Balloon Flights be at the Worcester Hot Air Balloon Festival this year?

No, we will not be at the Worcester Hot Air 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 offer Worcester hot air balloon rides, with our launch site conveniently located at Worcester Racecourse. Additionally, we have nearby launch sites situated in Shelsley Walsh and Telford, providing ample opportunities for you to take to the skies with Virgin Balloon Flights.

🗓️ When is the Worcester Hot Air Balloon Festival?

21st - 22nd June, 2024.

What’s on at the Worcester Balloon Festival?

  • Colourful hot air balloon displays (weather dependent)

  • Live arena performances

  • Food and drink stalls

  • Artisan craft stalls

  • Mass ascent of hot air balloons

  • Spectacular balloon glows

  • Fireworks display

  • Various other entertainment options for all ages

When Will the Balloons Fly?

Usually, hot air balloon flights take place during the serene hours of sunrise and sunset. Scheduled balloon launches are set for Friday and Saturday evenings, from 6pm to 7:30pm, and a morning ascent is planned for Saturday, between 6am and 7:30am. Please note that this is weather permitting.

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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