Doncaster Balloon Festival

Doncaster Balloon Festival
  • Venue/Location:Town Field
  • Date: 19 Jul 24 - 20 Jul 24
  • Tickets:From £4.75

Doncaster Balloon Festival 19th and 20th of July 2024 

Get your tickets now for the very first Doncaster Balloon Festival!

Friday 19th - 4.00pm – 10.00pm

Saturday 20th - 12.00pm – 10.00pm

A full day of non-stop entertainment awaits with tethered balloon displays, trade tents, delicious treats, and thrilling performances by the Jump Dogs Parachute Display Team, Jamie Squibb Freestyle FMX, The American Civil War Society, and The Vikings!

Doncaster Balloon Festival Unveils Exciting Schedule of Events

The countdown to the Doncaster Balloon Festival is officially underway, and excitement is soaring as organisers reveal the thrilling schedule of events for the highly anticipated weekend extravaganza.

Join us on July 19th and 20th for two days of non-stop entertainment, featuring parachute displays, motorbike freestyle stunts, immersive historical experiences, and much more! With gates opening at 4pm on Friday and midday on Saturday, attendees are in for a treat from start to finish.

Friday 19th July: Gates Open: 4pm – Event closes at 10.00pm

  • Balloon Ascents: From 7pm-8pm (Weather Dependent)
  • Balloon Night Glow: 9.15pm
  • Fireworks Display: 9.45pm (Balloon Arena)

Arena Entertainment:

  • 5pm: Vikings - Re-enactment
  • 6pm: Jamie Squibb Motorbike Freestyle
  • 7pm: American Civil War – Re-enactment
  • 8pm: Stuntworld International – Stunts

Saturday 20th July 2024: Gates Open: Midday – Event closes at 10.00pm

Arena Entertainment:

  • 12.30pm: Vikings - Re-enactment
  • 1.30pm: Jamie Squibb Motorbike Freestyle
  • 2.30 pm: Jump Dogs Parachute Display Team (Balloon Arena)
  • 3.30pm: American Civil War – Re-enactment
  • 4.30pm: Stunts International – Stunts
  • 5.30pm: Vikings – Re-enactment (Balloon Arena)
  • 6.30pm: Jamie Squibb Motorbike Freestyle
  • 7.30pm: American Civil War – Re-enactment
  • 8.30pm: Stuntworld International – Stunts

Balloon Arena

  • Balloon Ascents: From 7pm-8pm (Weather Dependent)
  • Balloon Night Glow: 9.15pm
  • Fireworks Display: 9.45pm (Balloon Arena)

Other Entertainment:

  • Circus Workshop
  • Meet the Vikings and learn about their way of life
  • Visit the American Civil War camp and experience life on the battlefields
  • Trade Stalls & Craft Marquee
  • Festival Food & Bars
  • Funfair
  • Birds Of Prey (Saturday only)

All balloon activities are weather permitting, and entertainment timing is subject to change on the day.

Book now

Date and time

19 Jul 24, 16:00 - 20 Jul 24, 10:00


  • Town Moor Avenue
  • Doncaster
  • South Yorkshire
  • DN2 6BZ