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Wairarapa Balloon Festival 2018

This is the must-see family fun event of the year – a festival for kids of all ages.

Wairarapa Balloon Festival from 29th March to 2nd April 2018. 

Be sure to welcome all the Hot Air Balloons during this 5 day region wide event with competitions and sky high spectacles that are sure to please!


Due to weather our Trust House Night Glow scheduled for tomorrow evening at Solway Showgrounds in Masterton will be postponed until Sunday 1st April, weather permitting. All pre-purchased tickets transfer to Sunday.

Ballooning is weather dependent and forecast is for strong and gusterly southerly winds until approximately 9pm on Saturday evening. We have spectators, suppliers, food vendors travelling from afar. If the Night Glow is cancelled on Sunday all tickets will be refunded.

Please keep an eye on the Wairarapa Balloon Festival Facebook page as this will be updated first throughout the festival. We will update accordingly on tomorrow mornings FREE event Resene Splash n Dash at Henley Lake. Thanks heaps for all your support!!!

*** Note all tickets purchased for Saturday are valid for Sunday.