A three-day Norfolk event will reach new heights when it returns this summer with new additions.

The Balloon Festival is back at Old Buckenham Country Park, near Attleborough, for its fourth year from August 9 to 11 2024. 

The opening times are 10.30am to 10pm on Friday and 5.45am to 10pm for the rest of the weekend. 

The Night Glow at the Old Buckenham Country Park Balloon Festival Picture: Gavin Bickerton-JonesThe Night Glow at the Old Buckenham Country Park Balloon Festival Picture: Gavin Bickerton-Jones (Image: Gavin Bickerton-Jones)

Subject to weather conditions, you will be able to watch hot air balloon flights and night glows, with the latter on Friday and Saturday only from 9pm.

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The family and dog-friendly event will be packed with activities on the ground, with new attractions this year.

This includes children's activities such as archery and a climbing wall, which are included in the ticket price.

The Balloon Festival 2024 posterThe Balloon Festival 2024 poster (Image: Old Buckenham Country Park)

There will be a bar and around 20 street food vendors, with sweet and savoury options and a barbecue. 

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There will also be dinosaur shows, a makers' market, live music, with Saturday headliner The Ed Sheeran Songbook, and, for an additional charge, funfair rides and bouncy castles. 

Ben Devlin, country park owner, said: "We wanted to add more value to the ticket price and offer loads of activities, with the balloons a bonus if the weather allows." 

Book tickets at oldbuckenhamcountrypark.com