• Date: Saturday 27th August 2022
  • Location: Abingdon Airfield OX13 6JQ
  • Time: 4pm - 11pm

Abingdon Balloon & Fireworks Festival

This Summer The UK's Biggest Fireworks & Hot Air Balloon Event Returns Bigger and Better than ever! Head up to Abingdon Airfield with your family and friends for a breath-taking evening of Hot Air Balloons, Explosive Demonstrations, Music, and World class Firework Entertainment!

World Class Fireworks & Hot Air Balloons

Witness one of the UK's biggest fireworks displays by British Firework Champions Illusion Fireworks Ltd rounding off a breathtaking evening of world class displays by guest display teams: Firemonkey Pyro Ltd - UK Phoenix Fireworks Ltd - UK Pirotecnia Marti S.L - SPAIN NEW FOR 2022 - Muscle Plane flying stunt display and O'Briens Flying Circus, helicopter aerobatic display with fireworks on board!

Not just a fireworks festival!

As if all of that explosive entertainment wasn’t enough there will be a huge fairground, street food, bars, skydiving displays, helicopter pleasure flights, sky filling light show and the local excellence market featuring over 60 traders!

Event Programme

3:00pm Car Parks & Fairground Open

4:00pm Balloons Inflate*

5:30pm Skydivers

6:00pm Daylight Colour Smoke Display

6:30pm Muscle plane Display

7:00pm Balloons Fly*

8:00pm Skydivers

8:30pm O’Briens Flying Circus

9:00pm Firemonkey Pyro

9:25pm Phoenix Fireworks

9:50pm Pirotecnia Marti

10:15pm Closing Show by Illusion Fireworks Ltd

Standard admission or enjoy the fireworks in VIP style!

Family Ticket (2 Adults + 2 Children) £50.00

Adult (16 +) £19.00

Child (3-15 years) £9.50

Infant (0-2 years) £1.00

Camping £20.00

Gazebo Permit SOLD OUT


Dedicated Large Front Row Viewing Area, No Hassle Entry, VIP Parking, Complimentary Drink Voucher, Luxury Toilets, Dedicated Pay As You Go Bar & Food Vendors, FREE Bouncy Castle & Soft Play!

Adult 16+ £48.00 Child 3-15 years £24.00 Infant 0-2 years £1.00

Important Abingdon Fireworks Festival Info

There is ample FREE parking available on site for attendees. Accessible parking is available for Blue Badge Holders.

Dogs and other pets are NOT permitted to attend events at Abingdon Airfield.

Fireworks are unaffected by the weather however some ballooning elements may be affected by wind.

Please visit our FAQ section for more answers to your questions!

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What people say...

“The event was incredible! We will be attending every event from now onward. Honestly cannot recommend enough. Was spectacular. Well done Xplosive Events!” - Soph Davies

"Very safe and secure, well organised and would certainly recommend attending future events to other people who have not attended before. Well done Xplosive Events team." - Matt Penny

"Absolutely blown away this evening by your display. This is the best fireworks I have ever seen. Thank you very much for such a wonderful evening." - Tasha Kendall