Balloon Rides

International Balloon Festival of Saint Jean sur Richelieu

August 12 - August 20, 2017
Dates subject to change. Please check the official site before making plans.

Municipal Airport
5, chemin de l'Aeroport
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC Canada J3B 7B5
2nd week in August
Number of balloons: 125
Year began: 1984

Festival de montgolfières de Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu

-The largest Hot Air Balloon Festival and the greatest family event in Canada
- An affordable destination allowing you to get a glimpse of the European French culture.
- Yearly gathering in August.
- 9 days of festivities.
- More than 450 000 visitors each year.
- Several Night Glows.
- Major Concerts every night.
- More than a million square feet of fun for the whole family!
- Amusement rides.
- Inflatable games.
- 2 daily flights 6:00 AM and 6:00 PM.

From Montreal:
•Take the Champlain Bridge/Highway 10 East towards Sherbrooke
•Take the exit 22 to merge onto Highway 35 S towards St-Jean-sur-Richelieu
•On the Highway 35, take the exit 45 Pierre-Caisse (old exit 9)
•Turn left at the first traffic light
•Continue straight ahead at the second traffic light
•Now, you drive onto Boulevard Industriel
•Continue straight ahead at the third traffic light
•Follow the indications for public entrance

From Vermont, USA:
•Take the Highway 89 towards the Canadian boarder
•Continue onto QC-133 N
•Merge onto Highway 35 N
•Take exit 43-S (old exit 7-S) for Boulevard du Séminaire S. towards QC-223 S
•Turn right at Boulevard du Séminaire
•Continue straight onto Boulevard du Séminaire
•Turn right on Boulevard Gouin
•Follow the direction for public entrance

From New York, USA:
•Take the Highway 87 towards the Canadian boarder
•Continue onto Highway 15 N
•Take exit 21 for QC-219/QC-221 towards de Napierville/Sherrington
•Turn right at QC-219/QC-221
•Turn left at Rue de l’Église/QC-219 N
•Continue to follow QC-219 N
•Continue onto Rue des Carrières
•Take the first right onto Boulevard Gouin
•Follow the direction for public entrance

Web Site: http://www.ballooncanada.com
Valerie Doucet
Email: valerie at ballooncanada dot com