Saint-Jean-Sur-Richelieu that is located in Quebec region holds every year, for more than thirty years, a Balloon Festival (Montgolfières).
The old festival is very famous among balloon lovers. Local pilots as well as guest pilots from various countries, participate in the festival. During the festival’s days more than 500,000 attendees spend time in the city.
Due to the numerous visitors during the festival days and the high demand for accommodations it is recommended to check hotel rates and book well in advance.
In addition to the marvelous shows of the colored balloons, the audience can enjoy culture and art events as entertainments, concerts of pop music, etc…
The event is aimed for the whole family. The visitors have an unforgettable experience seeing the beautiful spectacle of dozens balloons that colors the sky.
The festival’s program, venue, lineup information show time / schedule of events, how to get, parking etc, is present in the festival’s link website below, under “Event Related Information” section