Secure your tickets now for the Hororata Glow Festival Saturday 13th May! Hurry, as there is only a limited number available. Children under 16 years are FREE!!! Click below to purchase.

The Hororata Glow Festival will bring magic and wonder back to Canterbury as hot air balloons light up like giant lanterns surrounded by a spectacular festival with live music, activities, and a huge range of food vendors. 

Our community can’t wait to welcome everyone! 

All ticket purchasers will go in the draw to win a balloon flight for four people with Ballooning Canterbury. Valued at $1580.00. T’s and C’s apply.


Ticket numbers are limited. There will be no gate sales. 

Please note:

  • If the weather is not favourable on Saturday 13th of May, the event will be postponed to Sunday 14th of May. This may be due to wind or other weather that affects the balloon’s performance.
  • If the event is postponed, it will run regardless of the weather on Sunday 14th May.
  • If needed a decision on postponement will be made by 8pm Friday 12th May.
  • If the event is postponed, tickets will automatically be transferred to Sunday 14th of May.
  • There will be no refunds if the event is postponed and the ticketholder cannot attend on the postponement date.