2015 Festival

The Strathaven Balloon Festival Programme 2015

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Friday 28 August to SUNDAY 30 August

Balloons arrive on Friday and, if the weather allows, there will be balloon flights on that Friday evening, just after 6.00pm.

The weather needs to be calm and fair. If all goes well, this is what will be going on:

Saturday & Sunday at around 6.30am: Balloon launches. Be up early to see them!

Saturday & Sunday, just after 6.00pm: Balloon Launches.

Saturday Evening, from around 9.30pm: Our Spectacular Evening Glow!

Throughout Saturday and Sunday, from 2.00pm, there will be all sorts of entertainment in the park, during our Family Fun Day: music, dancers, birds of prey to see up close, a fun fair, stalls galore, classic vehicles and much, much more.

Admission is free!

You will find a full list of events and times in the Souvenir Programme, currently available in local shops and in the park on the Festival days, price £2. Be sure to check yours to see if you have won a prize. If you buy one of our raffle tickets, you will have the chance to win a flight in a hot air balloon and many other prizes. Every Programme sold helps us to make the Strathaven Balloon Festival possible each yearr. In addition, many spectators support the event by kind donation and this is very much appreciated.

Programmes available in many local shops

Want to hire a stall or join in another way on the days of the festival? Email us via the Contact page