Every year, for nine days of magic and colour, the Haut-Richelieu sky is taken over by close to 100 hot air balloons during the International Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu
. The Festival was recognized as a gold prize winner during the Quebec Tourism Awards Gala (Grands Prix du tourisme québécois) in 2010. This Montérégie event is a reference in the air balloon industry, with more than 1,000,000 square feet of activities, perfect for the whole family. It is also a must-see summer event for fans of large music concerts. Don’t miss the International Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu
, just 20 minutes from Montréal.