Get ready Montreal, because the most spectacular aerial show you've ever seen is nearly upon us.

The International de Montgolfières de Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu is back again this year from August 13-21 and if you thought Balloons were the only thing happening, think again.

It's nine days of music, games, drinks, shows and activities.

Here are 9 things to do at the Balloon Fest this year.


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The Shows

There are over 60 different concerts and shows taking place check out the full list below.

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The Ride Zone

Ferris Wheel, Extreme, Himalaya, the Zipper, Pharaoh's Fury, Scrambler, Formula, Orbiter, Vertigo and Zero Gravity and Carrousels.

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Immersive Northern Lights Show

360 degree immersive shows as well as augmented and virtual reality.

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Food Trucks

Le Smoking BBQ , Le Gourmet Acadien, Le Coureur des bois , Le point sans G, Le resto Belgo, L’érable au fil du temps, Restaurant Europea, Les aliments Pyza and Queen B.

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Balloon Planet

The world's largest inflatable balloon park ever built.

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The Zorb Bubble Zone

Musical Bubbles, The Ring of Zorbs, Mini Bubbles for toddlers and the Bubble Challenge.

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SAQ Bistro

It's a restaurant, a bar and also a terrasse all rolled into one.

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The Budweiser Terrasse

No Balloon fest would be complete without it.

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Entertainment Zone

Featuring a Photo Booth, Badge Workshop and even a Balloon Booth.

Click here for more info.


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