august, 2021

14aug(aug 14)6:00 am22(aug 22)12:00 amInternational Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-Sur-Richelieu6:00 am - 12:00 am (22) Saint-Jean-Sur-Richelieu, 5 Chemin de l'Aéroport, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC J3B 7B5

Event Details

International Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-Sur-Richelieu

Join the largest hot air balloon festival Canada has to offer.

Balloons from the U.S., Canada, France, and Brasil fly high in Quebec. | Photo from Wikimedia Commons

Balloons from the U.S., Canada, France, and Brasil fly high in Quebec. | Photo from Wikimedia Commons

International Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-Sur-Richelieu

Watch more than 100 hot air balloons from the United States, Canada, France, and Brazil fill the Quebec sky at the International Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-Sur-Richelieu. The event is the largest hot air balloon festival in Canada. In its 34th year, the festival seeks to top itself with new and creative balloon designs and more flights than ever before.

Several stages at the festival will host Canadian artists like Tom Cochrane (“Life is a Highway”), Isabelle Boulay, and Erip Lapointe. Several activities including carnival rides and rock climbing will keep the fun going long after the balloons take flight. The festival begins August 11 and runs for eight days.

Attending the Festival

Ticket prices for the event are to be announced. Due to the cancellation of 2020’s festival, the festival is being postponed to 2021. Ticket purchasers of the 2020 festival have the option to keep their tickets for 2021, or acquire a refund.

Participating in the Festival

When visiting the festival, you can expect fun and colorful balloon displays. The festival caters to people of all ages and is always an exciting event. Noted for being a must-see summer event, the festival is the perfect event for concert-lovers that enjoy grand displays.

Take Amtrak to the International Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-Sur-Richelieu

Enjoy amazing balloons from Quebec via Amtrak to Montréal Station in Montréal—Don’t forget to use the New York By Rail 15% discount!

Time

14 (Saturday) 6:00 am - 22 (Sunday) 12:00 am

Location

Saint-Jean-Sur-Richelieu

5 Chemin de l'Aéroport, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC J3B 7B5