Become a Yorkshire Balloon Fiesta Pilot

Applications are now closed!

Night glow at York Balloon Fiesta 2019

York Balloon Fiesta, now in it’s fourth year, has become an exciting event in the balloon pilots calendars.

Pilot Applications for this year's Yorkshire Balloon are now closed. We look forward to hearing from you next year.

With previous years attracting over 30 pilots and 60,000 attendees, it is quickly becoming a staple of everyone’s calendar .

We’re looking for pilots to to entertain and amaze crowds as part of an exciting three day festival. Tell us if you would like to take part in mass balloon launches, the exciting Night Glow events and daily tether.

As well as hot air balloons, there is an impressive range of musical entertainment, amusement park rides and displays on throughout the weekend. So even when you’re not our flying, there’s plenty to do.

Want to be one of our pilots? Fill in an application form today.