HOT AIR BALLOONING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2022

Please note the championship is hosted by Birr Castle Demesne but all decisions on take off is 100% with the Ballooning Championship organisors.   Should the balloons not fly on  Sun evening due to wind conditions and it remains dry some of the ballooning participants will come and do demonstrations around set up of balloons.    Tickets are issued for H&S reasons as well as covering costs for the use of the facilities and staffing of Birr Castle Demesne.   Pre-booking essential for Sun.

We are listing here whether the balloons are  likely or un-likely of take off:

  • Friday evening, no fly

Pre-book tickets for the weekend flights, tickets available on the door mid week however pre booking will speed up access.

  • Please note we are having challenges with our main website,  this pop up is more up to date that the main events page for the balloons.

HOT AIR BALLOONING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2022

Please note the championship is hosted by Birr Castle Demesne but all decisions on take off is 100% with the Ballooning Championship organisors.   Should the balloons not fly on  Sun evening due to wind conditions and it remains dry some of the ballooning participants will come and do demonstrations around set up of balloons.    Tickets are issued for H&S reasons as well as covering costs for the use of the facilities and staffing of Birr Castle Demesne.   Pre-booking essential for Sun.

We are listing here whether the balloons are  likely or un-likely of take off:

Pre-book tickets for the weekend flights, tickets available on the door mid week however pre booking will speed up access.