Bristol International Balloon Fiesta 2018: 40 special-shaped balloons to look out for!

Bristol International Balloon Fiesta 2018: Thursday 9th August – Sunday 12th August
Ashton Court Estate, BS41 9JN

The Bristol Balloon Fiesta begins this week; 4 days of free family fun with 150 colourful hot air balloons taking off at dawn and dusk, lighting up the sky at night with evening balloon glows!

At this year’s event there are 40 special-shaped balloons to look out for. These special-shaped balloons include two Bertie Bassetts, an orange, a birthday cake, motor bike and Simba the Lion, to mention but a few!

Here’s the full list below:

1. Name: Birthday Cake​
2. Superbike​
3. Bertie Bassett
4. Chubb Fire Extinguisher
5. Mr Peanut
6. Belvoir Fruit Farms
7. Longleat ‘Simbaloo’ Lion
8. Michelin Man
9. Owlbert Eyenstein
10. Mr Wonderfuel
11. Nescafe Mug
12. Panasonic Battery
13. Ricoh Cube
14. Stowells Wine Box
15. Kubicek Fish
16. Lakeside Lodge Golf Ball
17. Beer Glass
18. Mercury Communications
19. Champion Sparkplug
20. Ariel Bottle
21. Andrews Can
22. Buster Dog
23. Bertie Bassett
24. Agfa
25. Mr Gas
​26. Aston Martin
27. Perrier
28. Barrel
29. DHL ‘World in a Box’
30. Orange
31. Barclays House
32. Old Parr
33. Scottish Piper
34. Paddy Power Pants
35. Virgin Jumbo
36. Panasonic Battery​
37. EA Expansion Joint
38. Wes the Wolf
39. G-SATI
40. To be revealed!​

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