Thousands of people are expected to descend on Robin Hill at the end of May for the Isle of Wight Hot Air Balloon Festival, which runs from May 28-30, 2022.

Formerly known as Sky High, the annual event welcomed over 4,000 visitors a day to the park for an entire day of spectacular entertainment in a scenic setting. The new Isle of Wight Hot Air Balloon Festival is set to expand even further for an even bigger event in 2022 with a new look.

Industry specialists Exclusive Ballooning will join the team at Robin Hill for an exciting weekend of balloon ties, talks from award-winning world-class pilots and world-class nighttime performances produced by Andrew Holly .

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James Crofts, park manager, says:

“We are delighted to be working with Exclusive Ballooning to host the Isle of Wight’s first official hot air balloon festival! Following the success of our previous hot air balloon events, we are delighted to transform the Lower Valley into a festival experience like no other and to bring a unique entertainment offer to the island!”.

During the event, Robin Hill Valley and Park will host a hot air balloon extravaganza filled with hot air balloon tie-ins, behind-the-scenes chats with world-class pilots, and off-site mass launch attempts! Cast your gaze to the hot air balloon field as specially shaped hot air balloons light up the evening sky with bursts of color and epic soundscapes, for the spectacular finale to the event, Night Glow, like you’ve never seen before. seen before.

Tickets can be reserved online now at

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