The Bristol Balloon Fiesta 2018

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Mass hot air balloon ascents, night glows, fireworks and loads of family fun! The Bristol International Balloon Fiesta, in partnership with Bristol Energy, is back for it's 40TH YEAR from Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th August.

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The Bristol International Balloon Fiesta is Europe’s largest annual meeting of hot air balloons, attracting over 150 Hot Air Balloons from across the globe. 

AND IT'S BACK FOR IT'S 40TH YEAR!

Watch as over 100 balloons look to take to the skies from Ashton Court Estate at dawn and dusk, see them lit up at the evening balloon glows. There's entertainment for all the family including fairground rides, delicious food stalls and bars, balloon tethering, model aircraft displays and live local music. 

To celebrate the 40th year we want to know your favourite feel good songs from the past four decades! Tell us here and be entered to win the ultimate VIP experience to the nightglow! 

Ballons in the morning

ABOVE: The balloons look incredible in one of last years morning ascents. 

BELOW: Lighting up in time to music the balloons come alive in the evening glows!

Balloons at night

The Bristol International Balloon Fiesta is supported by the city’s gas and electricity company Bristol Energy , you can visit www.bristol-energy.co.uk/ for more information.

To find out more about this year’s festival, visit http://www.bristolballoonfiesta.co.uk or follow @BristolBalloon