Reviving the very best of the Northampton Old Town Show

The Northampton Town Festival 2019

The Northampton Town Festival is back for 2019 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 fourth 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 6th – 7th 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 2019 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!

Where Can I Park?

There are car parks available at the event location. These will shown on the event map as soon as it is available

Disabled Parking available

Opening Hours

Main Opening Times



FREE entry to this event


Pets are welcome to come along during the day but must be well behaved and kept on a leash at all times.