Abingdon Summer Balloon & Firework Festival

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Abingdon Summer Balloon & Firework Festival

Abingdon Airfield, Abingdon, OX13 6JQ
Sat 27th August 2022

The UK's Biggest Firework Event Returns Summer 2022 Bigger and Better than ever!

Head up to Abingdon Airfield with your family and friends for a breathtaking evening of Hot Air Balloons, Skydiving and world class Firework Entertainment!

Witness displays choreographed to music by three guest display companies:

Guest Team 1 Blaze Fireworks Ltd
Guest Team 2 Phoenix Fireworks Ltd

Guest Team 3 TBC

And of course the enormous, breath-taking 1/4 mile wide closing show by the hosts and double British Firework Champions Illusion Fireworks Ltd filling the sky with magic!

Also confirmed for 2022

Incredible Light Show

Fireworks Demosntration

Daytime Colour Fireworks Display

​Explosive FireballsThe Parachute Display Team - Daytime and evening pyro jumps from helicopters!

Sky High Ballooning - We will have more balloons than ever!

Huge Fairground!

The VIP AREA will be back!

CAMPING will be back!

PLUS we have a few more surprises up our sleeves too!

Car Parks and fairground open from 4pm, come and enjoy your picnic or food from our stalls and bars before the entertainment starts at 6.30pm!

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