Bristol International Balloon Fiesta is Europe’s largest ballooning event, an amazing spectacle and FREE event for the whole family from 9th - 12th August 2018. Up to 150 hot air balloons 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.For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Bristol holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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I had fond memories of the night time Bristol balloon fiesta (8 years ago?), so decided to return this year (daytime). Sooo disappointed, it felt like there were hundreds of touristy-type stands (main... more »
재작년에 벌룬보기 실패한 1인이에요. 올해는 꼭 보리라 다짐하고 기다렸는데 새벽에 하루 수십개에 벌룬이 떳다는 소식과 사진만 보고 실제로는 보지 못했어요ㅠㅠ..자느라.. 하지만.. 아름답더라구요..하하 왜 벌룬 축제 기간에는 그리 바람이 많이 부는건지... 그래도 브리스톨에 지내면서 날 좋으면 심심치 않게 보이는게 열기구인지라 그거에 위로를 받으며..총총 more »I'm one of the people who failed to see the balloon last year. I've been waiting for this year, but i haven't actually seen the news and photos of dozens of balloons a day in the early morning. I'm sleeping. But.. It was beautiful. Haha why is it so windy during the Balloon Festival? It's a great place to stay in Bristol. Guns
Amazing thing. The whole event is so perfect. You've got lots and lots of different foods available. You can buy drinks, beers and more nearly anywhere. You can buy gifts or you can spend lots of time playing different games, riding ferris-wheel or bumper cars. In the morning, very early, you have the first launch of the balloons and in the evening there is the second run. So you should be able to see them even if you miss one of them. On the last day there is the display of lights and music. The balloons are illuminated to the song that is currently playing. This is the moment to hop on the ferris-wheel and enhance this incredible experience. The fiesta ends with a nice and long display of fireworks.
Really good, if there's no wind, but get there early if possible! I've been going to the Bristol Balloon Fiesta for the last few years, and I've noticed its getting busier and busier. I know this is a good thing, but it is getting to the point where you cant find anywhere to stand let alone sit. I wouldn't mind if they ticketed the even in order to make space
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