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Telford Balloon Fiesta 2021

Telford Balloon Fiesta 2021

Telford Balloon Fiesta 2021

Information about the Telford Balloon Fiesta 2021.

Telford Balloon Fiesta is back!

Three days of free family fun and entertainment:

  • Friday 27 August 2021 12noon - 7pm
  • Saturday 28 August 2021 12noon - 9pm
  • Sunday 29 August 2021 12noon - 7pm.
  • Balloon launches are weather/wind dependant.
  • Friday Balloon launches approximately 6pm.
  • Saturday Balloon launches approximately 6am and 6pm  - Night Glow approximately 8.45pm.
  • Sunday Balloon launches 6am and 6pm event to close at 7pm.
  • Street food and bars all weekend.

Friday 27 August 2021 12noon - 6pm

  • Food and drink.
  • Street entertainment.
  • Visit from Trolls - Poppy and Branch and Iggle and Uppsy from Night Garden.
  • Free Crazy Golf.
  • Children’s Fair Rides.
  • Evening Balloon Launch - weather dependant 6pm.
  • Family Stage Show - 12noon - 4pm.
  • Two bands - Effervescent 5pm - 5.45pm and Loose Lips 6pm - 7pm.
  • Donkey rides.

Saturday 28 August 2021

Come and see Telford's skies filled with balloons of all shapes and sizes and Balloon Tethering within the QE11 Arena during Saturday and Sunday.

12noon - 9pm

  • FMX Stunts Shows.
  • Street entertainment.
  • Free Crazy Golf.
  • Parkour / Freerunning in Southwater.
  • Evening Balloon Launch - Weather Dependant 6pm - 6.30pm
  • Leo Loco fire-eating.
  • Hot Air Balloon Night Glow.

Sunday 29 August 2021 12noon - 7pm

  • Dinosaur Show.
  • Free have-a-go archery.
  • Telford Model Boat Club on the pool.
  • Alison’s Bee Class.
  • Eternal Tal Bhangra workshops and performances.
  • Carnival Parade.
  • Urban Canvas street artists.
  • Poppy and Branch / Toy Story - Buzz and Woody.
  • Free Crazy Golf.
  • Evening Balloon Launch - weather dependant 6pm.

Covid-Safety requirements

  • Take regular Covid-19 tests.
  • Do not attend the event if you feel unwell.
  • Do not attend the event if you have been advised to isolate.
  • Numbers attending will be closely monitored during the event during some peak times some areas will be subject to maximum numbers.
  • Sanitation stations will be placed around the event.
  • QR codes for track and trace will be located around the inner event space.


  • Dark Lane car-park is only open for customers of Exotic Zoo and/or Wonderland only. Parking charges apply.
  • Parking for the event is available at Telford Shopping Centre Car Parks TF3 4BX and Southwater Multi Story Car Park TF3 4EJ.
  • Free of charge parking is also available at Addenbrooke House, TF3 4NT and Darby House, TF3 4JA Council Car Parks a 15 min walk from the event.