Each year, the Haut-Richelieu sky is invaded by nearly 125 hot air balloons during the International Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. It is undoubtedly the largest gathering of balloons in Canada and offers an elaborate show during nine days not just hot air balloons but live music performances and family activities. This event is a reference in the world of Balloon with over 1.5 million square feet of activity areas and 450 000 visitors gathered around this theme. It is also a must summer event for fans of large concerts. The 35th edition of the festival will take place from 11th to 19th August 2017. This is an appointment not to be missed, just 20 minutes from Montreal.
Bring your chairs and everything necessary to make the picnic with friends or family, it is worthwhile to live this experience in full air, so beautiful in the visual than in auditor .
You can check the schedule on the festival site.
The International Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu
11th to 19th August 2017
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu (QC), Canada