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Hororata Glow Festival

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  • Sat 13 May 2023, 3:00pm–8:00pm


All Ages

The Hororata Glow Festival is SOLD OUT. There are no gate sales.
No more tickets will be released.
There is no waitlist.
Thank you for supporting our community. We have been humbled by this response!

Be immersed in the Hororata Glow Festival.

Witness a spectacular Night Glow where tethered hot air balloons light up the night sky as they glow in unison to music.

Arrive early to walk inside a giant hot air balloon and to meet the pilots.
Enjoy free activities like the fairy garden, face painting, interactive science and live music. Discover the warm-up zone and a huge range of food vendors. Play in the Eventhire glowing fairground. Browse the stalls to stock your pantry for winter.

This is a magical festival that will entertain the young and young at heart.

Follow our Facebook page to stay up-to-date will all the news as more exciting announcements are to come for this event.

To manage capacity there will be no gate sales for this event, all tickets will need to be pre-purchased.
Capacity is limited to 10,000 people.

There is plenty of free on-site parking, with an expert crew of volunteers to make getting in and out of the event smoothly. Note: the road will close at 6pm to incoming traffic, this is for the safety of our volunteers and to ensure a smooth exit for visitors.

This event is brought to you by the Hororata Community Trust, the same community which brings you the Hororata Highland Games. All profits from this event will benefit our community. Thanks to the support of Ballooning Canterbury.

Postponement date: Sunday 14th May.

Please note: The weather and wind may affect when the Night Glow happens and the type and length of their performance. 5.00 pm is the earliest time the Night Glow could happen. The balloons will not leave the ground at any point during the performance. No refunds will be given if the event is postponed or the balloons are unable to perform.

The Event will be run in accordance with all government COVID requirements (if any) at the time of the Event.

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