Trader and Performer Applications

Due to the ongoing Coronavirus, we have changed our dates

In line with government advice and with the safety of our visitors, traders, entertainers and pilots safety in mind, we have postponed York Balloon Fiesta until May 2021. We will be releasing application forms later this year. Please check back here.


Catering at York Balloon Fiesta

We’re looking for a variety of trade stalls, food stalls, market stalls and bars to pitch up and serve the visitors to York Balloon Fiesta. If you sell something unique, we’ll be especially interested to hear from you. Before applying, please consider the following requirements:

  • Traders must have public liability insurance for up to £5,000,000
  • Traders must have the relevent health and safety and food hygiene certificates


York Balloon Fiesta Freddie Mercury

Do you sing, dance or perform in another way? We want to make sure there’s lots to do for the 40,000 visitors to York Balloon Fiesta in between the balloon flights. Let us know about your act and you could be performating in front of a friendly auidence.

Funfair attractions

Amusement ride at York Balloon Fiesta

Bring your funfair attraction along to York Balloon Fiesta 2020, with an expected crowd of 40,000 people over three days. We want to make sure there’s plenty to do between mass balloon launches and performances. The funfair has consistantly been a big hit with visitors to the event.