28 - 30 JUNE 2024

CARMARTHEN SHOWGROUND

WHERE IS WALES BALLOON FESTIVAL?

This years’ festival is at Carmarthen Showground, postcode: SA33 5DR.

DO I NEED A TICKET FOR THE FESTIVAL?

Yes, this event is a ticket only event. Accessible to all, carers can attend free of charge. Carers are not in need of a ticket, they just need to show carers evidence on the day for entry. If you would like to bring a car to the festival you will need a car parking ticket - these are non-refundable regardless of changes to the programme and weather.

WHAT TICKETS ARE ON SALE?

Friday 28 June from 6pm - 10pm. Night Glow, Funfair, Food Hall and Bars will be open. All other shows and entertainment will happen on Saturday and Sunday.
BUY FRIDAY TICKETS HERE >

Individual Saturday 29 June and Sunday 30 June day tickets are available to purchase separately and include all entertainment and shows.
BUY SATURDAY TICKETS HERE >
BUY SUNDAY TICKETS HERE >

Weekend tickets are Saturday and Sunday inclusive. Camping should be added to weekend tickets.
BUY WEEKEND & CAMPING TICKETS HERE >

Car parking must be booked online. This cannot be paid for on the day.

HOW DO WE RECEIVE OUR TICKETS?

e-tickets are issued to the email that is provided at the time of booking.

ARE BABIES AND INFANTS FREE?

All children under 3 years old are free.

WHERE IS THE EVENT PARKING?

Parking is available onsite but must be booked in advance. This cannot be paid for on the day.

CAN I BRING MY CAMPERVAN, MOTORHOME OR CARAVAN?

Yes! Camping is available with as an addition to your weekend tickets. Motorhomes, Campervans and Caravans are all allowed at this event - SORRY, NO TENTS. There is no electric hook up. No overnight parking allowed in the car parks.

CAN I BRING MY OWN FOOD?

Campers are permitted to bring their own food and drink to be consumed in the camp site only. Food and drink are not allowed to be brought into the Festival Area. However, there will be plenty of local traders and caterers with a variety of food and drink available.

CAN I BRING MY DOG?

Unfortunately, only guide dogs are permitted onsite.

WILL THERE BE TOILETS ONSITE?

Toilets are available at the event including disabled toilets and urinals.

CAN I BRING CAMPING CHAIRS?

Fold up chairs, blankets etc are permitted onsite for your comfort.

WHAT IS THE BEST BALLOONING WEATHER?

Hot air balloons need very specific conditions to be able to fly which includes low wind. Many other factors also affect their ability to fly. The event will go ahead regardless of weather, so please do head down to enjoy the other activities at the event and support our traders.

CAN I GET A REFUND FOR MY BOOKING?

Tickets are non-refundable and cannot be transferred. Please ensure you purchase the correct day when booking your tickets online.

CAN I APPLY TO BE A TRADER/VENDOR AT WALES BALLOON FESTIVAL?

Yes. We are currently receiving applications for Local Craft Traders, Local Hot Food Traders and Local Cold Food Traders. (Not Alcohol, Ice Cream or Hot Drinks). Please email us for an application form.

HOW DO I MAKE A COMPLAINT?

We are committed to providing an enjoyable and safe experience when you visit Wales Balloon Festival. When something goes wrong, we need you to tell us about it. This will help us to improve our standards.

If you have a complaint, please email us. We aim to respond to all complaints within 21 days from receiving them. We will not pass your details on to any other organisation.

ANY OTHER QUESTIONS?

Feel free to get in touch via email.

  • TAYLOR SWIFT
  • ED SHEERAN
  • LEWIS CAPALDI
  • TOM JONES
  • BRUNO MARS
  • OLLY MURS
  • FREDDIE MERCURY
  • DOLLY PARTON
  • JESS GLYN
  • BRUNO MARS
  • LADY GAGA
  • BRITNEY SPEARS