Take flight at the Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival
 

Take flight at the Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival

Featured Events August 6, 2018 Quebecgetaways
Take flight at the Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival
Take flight at the Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival
From August 30 to September 3, 2018, don’t miss the greatest family event of the summer! Head to the La Baie Park for the 31st Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival presented by Loto-Québec in partnership with Desjardins. Discover an amazing lineup starring a bunch of artists, musicians and comedians and take part in activities that are fun for the whole family. And of course, there’ll be the hot air balloons and the amusement park… let the show begin!

Fun for kids and parents

A brand new array of activities will be offered at the festival this year to appeal to visitors of all ages. Escape room games, morning yoga at the lift-off area, vintage and techno zones, the akropark circuit with climbing nets and rope bridges are just some of the exciting surprises the festival has in store for you! The old favourites will be back as well, such as the amusement park rides of all kinds and the marvellous fireworks show on Saturday night.

The belles of the ball

The Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival
Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival

The hot air balloons are the indisputable stars and focal point of the festival. See the sky lit up with countless colours! You can even treat yourself to a ride in a hot air balloon, meet the pilots and venture inside a hot air balloon envelope! When night falls, don’t miss the choreography of illuminated balloons sparkling among the stars and set to music. This striking display is sure to leave you spellbound!

A diverse lineup

The Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival caters to all ages and includes a Family Stage with entertainment for kids and the Hydro-Québec Stage that hosts several music shows. A comedy gala as well as pop and rock performances, including SPACE: The Best of Pink Floyd Show, will be presented on the Casino Lac-Leamy Stage.


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