Strathaven

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Reviews of Strathaven Balloon Festival, Strathaven

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Review by Rex on 30th July, 2009

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This is a weekend event which, weather permitting, sees the balloons up early morning and again in the evening. Along with the balloons there is a wide variety of other events and displays. I personally saw the falconry display, the Drakes of hazard, and vintage car display. Along side these events there was a fantastic range of stalls some of which were local handcrafted goods at great prices. There was also lots for the kids to do. The events all take place in the park and are all FREE. So go on and visit while supporting this fantastic event. The festival this year is 28-30th August 2009.

Date visited: august 08

Review by james johnston on 1st July, 2008

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STRATHAVEN BALOON FESTIVAL is really good,theres a lot of hard work involved in getting the festival up and running,i work for a man called ALLAN EVENS he ownes a burger van,he takes it to the fastival-and i know ALLAN FINDLAY hes a good laugh!!!!,the baloonists arrive on the friday,if the weather is ok they fly that night(what a sight)the festival is on for two whole days,im from strathaven and i look forward to it every time,i work in the park with the kiddies castle and kiddies bikes.its such a crowd puller(the baloon festival that is)its very nice to see them getting blown up and getting ready for the flight,i won top prize to go up in one,but the weather was bad and it got cancelled(what a shame)and also on the saturday night they do a NIGHT GLOW,if you have not been,or never heard of STRATHAVEN BALLON FESTIVAL,you dont know what your missing!!!!!!

Date visited: every year

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