There is a huge range of entertainment at the Hororata Glow Festival. Check out our programme to make sure you don’t miss anything!
Saturday 13th May 2023
Car Park Opens: 2.30pm Gates Open: 3pm
Please note this programme is subject to change.
Live Music on The Breeze Stage
3pm – 5pm – Cold Inflated Balloon Walk (weather dependent)
3pm – 5pm – Noddy Train Rides
3pm – 5pm – Face Painting at the Fairy Tree
3pm – 8pm – Egg Academy UV Experience in the Interislander tent
3pm – 8pm – Ballooning Canterbury Balloon Interactive area. Have your photo taken in The Breeze photo basket to be in to win a balloon flight! Meet the balloon pilots and crews. Buy a balloon flight voucher for a great discounted price today only. This area will close for a time when balloon crews are busy GLOWING!
3pm – 8pm – UC Balloon Science Activities & Demos
3pm – 8pm – Mitre 10 Mega Warm-Up Zone
3pm – 8pm –Discover the sky with the Canterbury Astronomical Society
3pm – 8pm – Target Shooting with the Hororata Target Shooting Club
3pm – 8pm – Event Hire Fairground
3pm – 8pm – Stalls Open: food – sampling – shopping
4.15pm – UC weather balloon release
7.00pm – Draw the Interislander Colour In Competition
HOT AIR BALLOON NIGHT GLOW anytime from 5.00pm*
Entertainment following the Glow
Fairies Come Alive Dance – TM Dance World
Event Close: 8.00pm
*The weather and wind may affect when the Night Glow happens and the length of the performance. 5.00pm is the earliest time the Night Glow could happen. The Night Glow performance duration will be weather dependent. The balloons will not leave the ground at any point during the performance. The event could be postponed to Sunday the 14th May, this decision will be made by 8pm Friday 12th May.