Hororata Night Glow

Saturday 18th May 2019

Postponement date Sunday 19th May.

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Click here for a video of the 2018 Hororata Night Glow

Experience hot air balloons firing up the night sky.

Balloonists from all over New Zealand are travelling to this event providing a unique opportunity to experience hot air balloons lighting up the night sky, glowing in unison to music.

Surrounding the Night Glow will be an autumn festival including live music, children’s entertainment and an amazing array of street food, this unique autumn festival will entertain the whole family.


Gates Open:          3pm

Balloon Walk:        3.30pm – 5.30pm

Night Glow:          approx. 6pm – 7pm

Event Close:           8.30pm

Plenty of free on site parking, with an expert crew of volunteers to make getting in and out of the event smooth.

Please note the car park will open at 2.30pm. Self Contained motorhomes are welcome to park overnight, click here for details.

Location: Hororata Domain, 61 Hororata Road. Only 40 minutes from Christchurch airport, 30 minutes from Rolleston, 45 minutes from Ashburton or Rangiora.

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.

This is not a dog friendly event, please leave your pooches at home the balloons may frighten them. No BYO alcohol or glass. You are welcome to bring a picnic, however there are heaps of food vendors at the event.

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Contact – info@hororata.org.nz , 021 366606

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