August 9 at 9 PM – August 12 at 10 PM _ Nightglow and Fireworks Finale
The famous nightglow is a stunning sight with 30 ballooning teams lighting up their balloon as night falls at 9.00pm on Thursday and Saturday to a backdrop of spectacular fireworks.
This August Bristol will be playing host once more to Europe’s largest ballooning event; an amazing spectacle and FREE event for the whole family. Over 150 hot air balloons will take off from Ashton Court Estate at dawn and light up the skies at night with evening glows with fun activities on the ground to keep the family entertained.
The event features four days of awe-inspiring hot-air balloon displays – with over half a million visitors gathering in the grounds of Ashton Court Estate, to watch balloons of all shapes and sizes lift off over the City of Bristol. Entertainment for all the family includes fairground rides, delicious food stalls and bars, face-painting and acoustic music areas.
OFFICIAL FIESTA SITE: http://www.bristolballoonfiesta.co.uk/