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Cheshire Balloon Fiesta 2023: A sensational weekend of music, entertainment, and high-flying fun!

Get ready to soar to new heights of excitement and entertainment at the inaugural Cheshire Balloon Fiesta!

Get ready to soar to new heights of excitement and entertainment at the inaugural Cheshire Balloon Fiesta!

Taking place from the 4th to the 6th of August at the magnificent Bolesworth Castle near Tattenhall, this three-day extravaganza promises an action-packed weekend filled with music, hot air balloons, family-friendly activities, and much more.

With an incredible lineup of chart-topping acts, thrilling balloon displays, and a vibrant carnival atmosphere, the Cheshire Balloon Fiesta is set to become a huge highlight of the summer.

So, mark your calendars and prepare for an unforgettable experience!

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A Star-Studded Musical Journey:

Prepare to be serenaded by some of the biggest names in the music industry as the Cheshire Balloon Fiesta presents an impressive lineup of sensational performers.

Joining the festivities are popular British bands, The Vamps and Scouting for Girls, who will have the crowd rocking to their infectious tunes.

The soulful and timeless vocals of Gabrielle are sure to captivate audiences, while Sister Sledge promises an electrifying performance that will have everyone dancing to their iconic hits.

And that’s not all! The festival will feature energetic sets by Chris Moyles’ 90’s Hangover, Rak-Su, Megan McKenna, and Boyzlife, ensuring a diverse range of musical genres that will satisfy every taste.

A Kaleidoscope of Entertainment:

Beyond the musical offerings, the Cheshire Balloon Fiesta is set to deliver an incredible array of entertainment for all ages.

Children will be thrilled to meet their favourite TV characters, including Bluey, Chase, and Marshall from Paw Patrol, who will be available for memorable meet and greets.

CBBC’s beloved sensation, Andy & the Odd Socks, will grace the stage, bringing their signature brand of infectious fun to the event.

Prepare for an interactive musical experience with YolanDa’s Band Jam and get ready to laugh out loud with the hilarious antics of Dick and Dom.

Additionally, the Raver Tots Big Top will provide a unique opportunity for kids to dance to exciting tunes specially curated for them.

Unforgettable Balloon Displays:

The Cheshire Balloon Fiesta would not be complete without its breathtaking hot air balloon displays. Visitors will witness a spectacle of colourful balloons from across Europe as they take flight in mass launches, creating an awe-inspiring sight against the backdrop of the beautiful castle.

Weather permitting, the evening will be illuminated by the captivating glow of the balloons during the enchanting night glow displays.

Get up close and personal with the balloon pilots, experience the thrill of balloon tethering, and immerse yourself in the wonder of these magnificent flying marvels.

A Fiesta for Everyone:

The Cheshire Balloon Fiesta has something for everyone, ensuring a memorable experience for the entire family.

Adrenaline junkies will be on the edge of their seats as they witness daredevil stunt shows and marvel at thrilling arena entertainment.

The event’s expansive funfair will offer exhilarating rides and games, ensuring endless excitement for all ages. Indulge in a delightful culinary journey at the food and drink village, where a diverse range of flavours will tempt your taste buds.

Walkabout entertainment will keep you entertained throughout the festival grounds, adding an extra element of surprise and delight to your experience.

Camping and Ticket Options:

Make the most of the Cheshire Balloon Fiesta by staying on-site with the available camping facilities.

Campers can enjoy the full three-day experience, immersing themselves in the festival atmosphere day and night.

Weekend and day tickets are also available, offering flexibility for those who prefer a shorter visit.

The ticket pricing is tiered, with early bird discounts available for those who book their tickets in advance.

Tier 2 tickets, available from 1 May to 30 June, offer affordable options for day visits and weekend stays without camping.

Tier 3 tickets, available from 1 July until the event, provide an opportunity to secure your spot closer to the festival date.

Additionally, payment plans are available to make the ticket-purchasing process even more convenient.

A Glimpse into the Future:

The Cheshire Balloon Fiesta is just the beginning of an exciting journey for Balloon Fiestas Ltd. With their successful Yorkshire Balloon Fiesta, which attracted over 60,000 visitors last year, the company has proven their ability to create extraordinary experiences.

The expansion into Cheshire, coupled with the Yorkshire Balloon Fiesta’s move to the iconic Castle Howard in North Yorkshire, showcases their commitment to providing top-notch entertainment and a sense of wonder to even larger audiences.

Book Your Cheshire Balloon Fiesta Experience Today:

Don’t miss out on the chance to be part of the inaugural Cheshire Balloon Fiesta, where music, entertainment, and hot air balloons come together to create a magical atmosphere.

Book your tickets now at and secure your place at this spectacular weekend event.

Remember to plan ahead and book early to ensure you don’t miss a single moment of the Cheshire Balloon Fiesta experience!

Get your tickets here.

Ticket information:

Tier 2

Tier 2 is available 1 May to 30 June: 

Day tickets:

  • Adult (18 +): £30
  • Teen (13-17): £25
  • Children (6-12): £15 
  • Children (3 & under): Free

Weekend tickets without camping:

  • Adult (18 +): £72
  • Teen (13-17): £60
  • Children (6-12): £36 
  • Children (3 & under): Free

Weekend tickets with camping:

  • Adult (18 +): £142
  • Teen (13-17): £100
  • Children (6-12): £61 
  • Children (3 & under): Free

Tier 3

Tier 3 is available 1 July until the event: 

Day tickets:

  • Adult (18 +): £35
  • Teen (13-17): £30
  • Children (6-12): £20 
  • Children (3 & under): Free

Weekend tickets without camping:

  • Adult (18 +): £84
  • Teen (13-17): £72
  • Children (6-12): £48 
  • Children (3 & under): Free

Weekend tickets with camping

  • Adult (18 +): £164
  • Teen (13-17): £122
  • Children (6-12): £83 
  • Children (3 & under): Free

Camping vehicles

Camping in a motorhome/caravan/camper/van will require a vehicle permit ticket per vehicle:

  • Vehicle permit – no power £20.00
  • Vehicle permit – Power – £80.00

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