Thousands of people flocked to town on Sunday to enjoy the sunshine at the tenth Banbury Canal Day.
The annual event takes place along the canalside and attracts boaters, crafters, traders and visitors from all over the country.
Commercial boats arrive at the canal and water taxis move visitors around the site.
This year’s balloon theme was clearly evident on a number of boats on Sunday.
The Mill Arts Centre opened its doors for a day of entertainment, food and drink and the General Foods garden hosted a free folk concert adjacent to the towpath.
The historic Tooley’s Boatyard displayed engines and boats and provided a chance to watch a blacksmith at work.
Artist Kate Wrigglesworth was selling some of her pictures on the day at the event’s art and craft market, based next to the Mill Arts Centre.
She said: “There has been a lovely atmosphere and the weather has been fantastic.”
Katharine House Hospice volunteers dressed for the occasion as characters from Alice in Wonderland.
Pat Scott, who was dressed as the rabbit, said: “I can’t believe how busy it has been. It is a great community event and everyone is enjoying the day.”