Opening Hours

Friday: 16:00-22:30
Saturday: 12:00-22:30

Disabled Access

Do you offer concession for carers?
No, we have kept the price low to make the event a
ccessible to everyone.

Are there disabled toilets?
Yes, there are plenty of disabled toilets available however, please be aware we cannot guarantee disabled parking.

Is there disabled parking? 
Yes, however it is on a first come first serve basis.  

How far away is the event from the car park? 
To get to the event does require walking over grass, which means the ground quality is subject to the weather conditions.


Advance discount tickets are available on Skiddle:

Friday 21stJune: 16:00-22:30
Adults and Children £3 + Booking fee.
Children under 1 meter tall go free.
On the gate: £5 adults and children

Saturday 22nd June: 12:00-22:30
Family pass (2 adults, 2 children under 16): £20 + booking fee
Adult: £6.50 + booking fee
Children under 16: £4.50 + booking fee
All children under 1 meter tall go free

Balloon flights

When will the balloons fly?
Typically the balloons fly at sunrise and sunset. There are planned balloon launches between 6pm & 7.30pm on Friday and Saturday and a Saturday morning ascent between 6am and 7:30am. Balloons require specific weather conditions to fly and the safety of our pilots and guests is of the utmost concern and all balloon activity is weather permitting.

Can I fly in a balloon?
Vista Balloon Flights are the only passenger-operated flights from the event: 
(No a balloon flight isn’t included in the cost of the ticket).

What if the weather is bad?
All balloon events are weather permitting, we can’t predict the Great British weather, unfortunately, all balloon announcements will happen on the page after the pilot’s briefing. Please be aware that balloons cannot fly in the wind or rain. The event will go ahead and the act timings are subject to change.

Balloon Updates

All Balloon updates will be published on the facebook page @worcesterballoonfestival


No Gazebos or BBQ’s
We do not permit gazebos or large umbrellas as they can obstruct the view of other visitors. Small shade tents for children and portable chairs are allowed. We also dont permit the use or portable BBQ’s.

Are dogs allowed?
We are a dog-friendly event but request all dogs remain on leads. Please be aware, if the weather is extremely hot, we will not allow dogs for their own safety.

Can I bring my own food and drink?
Yes, picnics are permitted, but strictly no glass or alcohol is to be bought into the event. Bag searches will be in operation.

Is there parking?
Yes, parking is available, however, it is limited and will be on a first come first serve basis (this includes disabled parking). We do not reserve car parking spaces and encourage anyone attending to consider parking in the town car parks or using public transport. 

Can I leave and come back again?
Yes you can, be sure to get a hand stamp from security on the way out. 
Please note, we have very vigilant security staff, anyone found to have knives, drugs, or alcohol and/or is being disruptive will be asked to leave and no refunds will be given. We are a family event and any anti-social behaviour will not be tolerated.