The Northampton Town Festival 2018 Family Events


Northampton Town Festival is bringing hot air balloons back to the Racecourse for the third year running!

The Northampton Town Festival 2018

The Northampton Town Festival is back for 2018 and it’s bigger and better than ever! A fun filled throwback to the iconic Northampton Town Show, the festival is also bringing hot air balloons back to the Racecourse for the third year running. With free entry for all, this fun event takes place across two large arenas on the Racecourse, which is at the heart of Northampton and large enough to accommodate the estimated 65,000+ attending… mark 7th - 8th July in your diary, you don’t want to miss this!

If you’ve attended the Northampton Town Festival before, you’ll know it’s jam packed with stalls and bars from local traders, chill out tents, live music, funfair rides, kids zone, fireworks, stunts and shows, and, of course, the balloons!

Come along and celebrate summer… The Northampton Town Festival 2018 is for everyone, friends, families, visitors, traders and community groups. Support, share and take pride in our fabulous festival! And, if you want to participate – whether it’s performing, sponsoring or exhibiting, we’d love to hear from you (drop us an email at

See you there? Don’t forget, there’s free admission for everyone… What a great way to spend a summer weekend!

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Date(s)7 - 8 Jul 2018
WebsiteVisit website
VenueNorthampton Racecourse
AddressKettering Road, , Northampton, Northamptonshire,

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Oscar Lodge


A 5-minute drive from the centre of Northampton, Oscar Lodge offers accommodation with free WiFi and a garden and terrace. Free public parking is available nearby. Each room has a flat-screen TV and tea and coffee facilities.

Postcode: NN1 4EP
Distance from Northampton Racecourse:
0.5 miles

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The Langham Hotel


Conveniently situated a short walk from the town centre, this hotel is minutes from the towns mainline railway station and within easy access of business and industrial estates..

Postcode: NN2 6AA
Distance from Northampton Racecourse:
0.6 miles

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The Avenue


Situated 1.1 km from Northampton Museum & Art Gallery and 1.8 km from Northampton Castle, The Avenue offers accommodation in Northampton.

Postcode: NN1 5BT
Distance from Northampton Racecourse:
0.8 miles

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The Grafton Rooms


Just 11 minutes stroll from Northampton Train Station, The Grafton Rooms offer free WiFi access and free parking for all guests..

Postcode: NN1 2NW
Distance from Northampton Racecourse:
0.9 miles

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Park Inn by Radisson


This Park Inn by Radisson is situated in Northampton town centre, just 5 minutes walk from the rail and bus stations. It offers 146 rooms, an on-site leisure centre and a bar/grill..

Postcode: NN1 2TA
Distance from Northampton Racecourse:
1 miles

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Premier Inn Northampton Town


Situated just a 2-minute walk from the Royal and Derngate Theatre, Premier Inn Northampton Town Centre offers free WiFi and an on-site restaurant and bar..

Postcode: NN1 1FA
Distance from Northampton Racecourse:
1 miles

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Event Details

Date7 - 8 Jul 2018
Time(s)10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
VenueNorthampton Racecourse
Kettering Road,
CategoryFamily Events


18 Feb 2018

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