The event is set in the heart of Oswestry town and in the award winning Cae Glas Park and is open to all ages.
Please note this year they will be operating a wristband system on the entrance. The event is free entry, however they will be promoting an optional £1 donation to Nightingale House Hospice.
The new system is to support the safety and wellbeing of their visitors to this event.
Nightingale House Hospice
Nightingale House Hospice is the Oswestry Balloon Carnival supporting charity. The Hospice has been running a hot air balloon event for the last 6 years and hope this year, like the others before it help raise the much needed funding to go towards the running of Nightingale House and all their services. For more information about the Carnival’s chosen charity please follow the link on the Nightingale logo.
They have an array of exciting local entertainment and live music, covering both carnival days. Some exciting bookings for this year…Oswestry Raptors Cheerleaders, Alpacas, Olde Time Fun Fair, music by the Hod Rod and much more.
Farmers Market & Market Hall
Oswestry is a vibrant market town. Make sure you check out the local farmers market over the Carnival weekend! Visit their local businesses and explore a variety of stalls.
You will find their farmers market and hall from Cross Street, up towards the Bailey Head square. For more information about Oswestry’s local farmers market follow the link in the picture.
Hot Air Balloons
Oswestry Balloon Carnival are excited to have confirmed over 25 hot air balloons in an array of shapes and sizes for the two day carnival weekend! Make sure you don’t miss the Park fly-outs, balloon demonstrations and the famous Saturday evening Night Glow, organised by Spirit Operations. Please be aware hot air balloons are very weather dependent. Make sure you follow our social pages for weather updates over the Carnival weekend.
If you would like to attend this event with a hot air balloon please contact Lorna Hankey for pilot entries via email – firstname.lastname@example.org