International Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu (video)
International Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu – The International Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, the biggest gathering of balloons in Canada, is a major event for all the family. With an average of 350 000 visitors per year, the event’s popularity has risen steadily throughout the years and employs a strategy based on three essential elements: the enchantment of hot air balloon flights and night glows, free animation for the whole family, and major shows nightly. There are close to 100 hot air balloons, including many special shapes, major shows, and a huge site that hosts an incredible variety of animation activities.
In 2018, from August 11 to 19, visitors will participate in this great magical and colourful festival!
Close to 100 Hot Air Balloons from Canada, the United States, France and Brazil will fill the sky of Haut-Richelieu, from August 11th to August 19th 2018. People of all ages are definitely delighted every year to see the uniquely-shaped balloons and the famous flotilla of the festival, the 8 balloons wearing our recognizable red and yellow colours.
In the evening
Every evening at 6 pm from August 11th to August 19th 2018 at the International Balloon Festival site, if the weather is favourable.
In the morning
Every morning at 6 am from August 11th to August 19th 2018 at the International Balloon Festival site, if the weather is favourable.
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