• Date: Saturday 6th August 2022
  • Location: South of England Showground
  • Time: 1pm - 10pm

Sussex Balloon & Action Extravaganza in partnership with More Radio

Head to South of England Showground, Ardingly for this summer holidays biggest family event! Witness Awesome Hot Air Balloons, Death Defying Stunts, Adrenaline Fueled Air Displays, Breath-taking Fireworks and a Full Action Extravaganza!

Balloons, Planes & Non Stop

Taking place across multiple arenas, and in the skies above witness Hot Air Balloons and Air displays from The Blades, Airborne Pyro, Ultimate Warbirds, O'Briens Flying Circus and more! As well as and all action extravaganza featuring a host of stunt teams and performers from around the globe before a balloon night glow and fireworks finale!

So much more to see and do!

As well as the included attractions there are loads of things to get involved in, book a helicopter pleasure flight and see the whole event from the air! Endless inflatable fun at the bounce fest, ride after ride at our huge fairground or take part in the circus or parkour workshops! Street food, bars and craft traders for all tastes or bring your own picnic and setup in the family picnic area!

Event Programme

A full event programme will be available on the day detailing the locations and timings of performances and shows across the entire event.

11:30pm – Gates Open

12:00pm – Balloons on display, arena performances and shows begin

1:00pm – Flying displays begin

19:00pm – Balloon launch*

21:00pm – Preparation for Night Glow, Skydiver Pyro Jump & Fireworks

22:00pm – Event finishes

Tickets are selling FAST!

Adult (16+) £20.00

Child (3-15 years) £15.00

Infant (0-2 years) £1.00

Parking £2.50

No concessions for carers available.

Useful Balloon & Action Extravaganza Info

It is not possible to arrange public flights in Hot Air Balloons

Car parks open from 11am. There is ample parking on site at the event, please purchase a parking ticket, no overnight parking or camping is available but there are campsites nearby! Accessible parking is available on the day for Blue Badge Holders only.

Pets are permitted at this event but must be kept on a lead and not in vehicles.

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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