Not many people know that the fiesta is a not-for-profit organisation with a tiny organising team, charged with raising over £800,000 annually to keep the event going.
We are proud about having kept the event free to attend for 45 years.
But we need support to keep it going.
If you walk up to watch our launches from Ashton Court or just love seeing our balloons sailing overhead, we need your support.
We won't bore you with the details but as a headline, it is costing more than 33% more to run this event this year. A small donation will go a long way in keeping this iconic Bristol event free for you, and for Bristol.
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