- Bands in the Park
Every Sunday from the 2nd to the 17th of April, Abington Park will be holding its annual Bands in the Park event. The event is held across the country in aid of Marie Curie, a cancer charity. This event is the perfect chilled out event for people of any age. It has free face painting, storytelling and an aviary for children alongside a birds of prey display, food and music for adults. The event has free entry.
2. Northamptonshire County Beer Festival
Due to popularity, the Northamptonshire County Beer Festival is back for another year, however in a different location. Unlike previous years, the beer festival will be held in Becketts Park instead of in Delepre. Ticket prices for the event are yet to be confirmed however lower prices will be available for Camra (Campaign for Real Ale) and Phipps NBC t-shirt owners.
3. Northampton Balloon festival
From the 18th to the 20th August, the Billing Aquadrome will be hosting the Northampton Balloon Festival. The festival aims to showcase and create beautiful performances by setting off hot air balloons. The take offs happen at 6am and 6pm every day during the festival with amusements in between. Entry prices stand at £5 for an adult, £5 to bring a car and it is free for children.