NEW headline acts have been announced for the first ever Cheshire Balloon Fiesta, with music and entertainment set to wow crowds during from August 4 - 6 at Bolesworth Castle.

The Vamps, Gabrielle and Scouting for Girls, have been added to the star-studded line-up which also includes Sister Sledge, Chris Moyles 90's Hangover, Rak-Su, Megan Mckenna and Boyzlife.

Hot air balloons from around Europe will appear at the Fiesta, including a range of new character balloons, which will feature in the mass balloon launches and the spectacular night glow displays lighting up the evenings (all weather permitting).

The family friendly event will also feature Andy & the Odd Socks, from the CBBC hit show ‘Andy and the Band’, YolanDa’s Band Jam, Dick and Dom and include Raver Tots Big Top, which is all included with the ticket.

TV character meet and greets will feature with Bluey and Chase and Marshall from Paw Patrol, and activities for children of all ages, including two craft tents featuring a range of fun and creative workshops such as ‘Pimp my Cookie’ and a ‘Story Corner’.

Other items in the packed schedule include meet and greet with balloon pilots, balloon tethering, arena entertainment including daredevil stunt shows, large family funfair, food and drink village and walkabout entertainment. The event will close on the Sunday evening with the Fiesta’s spectacular firework finale. More acts are still to be announced, and a full line-up will be released closer to the Fiesta.

With camping available on site, visitors will be able to stay for the entire three days to enjoy all the entertainment on offer. Weekend and day tickets are also available as well as payment plans.


Balloon Fiesta Organiser, John Lowery, said: "We’re absolutely thrilled to have many big names in our music and entertainment line-up for our first-ever Cheshire Balloon Fiesta! In addition to the amazing spectacle of the balloons themselves, we have a fantastic range of activities and displays for the whole family to enjoy throughout the weekend, with the option for them to stay and camp.

"We’re encouraging visitors to book well in advance to make sure they can enjoy the whole Cheshire Balloon Fiesta experience!"

Further information about the event and ticketing are available via the website: