One-Day Pass for Individual or Group to International Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu Featuring Ke$ha, Sean Paul, Pitbull, and Others

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  • Nine-day hot air balloon & pop music fest
  • Performers include Ke$ha, Flo Rida, Pitbull & Sean Paul
  • Interactive inflatables

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When the Montgolfier brothers invented the hot air balloon in 1783, they hoped to match the bird's ability to travel by flight and roast marshmallows 3,000 feet above ground. Admire man-made fowl with today's Groupon to International Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu in Quebec, running from Saturday, August 13 through Sunday, August 21. Choose from the following options:

  • For $10, you get a single-entry, full day pass (up to a $25 value) to one of the following dates.
  • For $30, you get a full day pass for up to five people (up to a $125 value) to one of the following dates.

International Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu Dates and Performers

Day Date Performers
   Saturday    August 13, 2011    Ke$ha, LMFAO
   Sunday    August 14, 2011    Roch Voisine, David Jalbert, Simon Kingsbury
   Monday    August 15, 2011    Marie-Mai, Ian Kelly, The Sound Approach
   Tuesday    August 16, 2011    Éric Lapointe, Brigitte Boisjoli, LesboRodéo
   Wednesday     August 17, 2011    Sean Paul, Abeille Gélinas, Mélissa Lavergne, Marie-Josée Frigon
   Thursday    August 18, 2011    Maxime Landry, William Deslauriers, Simon Boudreau
   Friday    August 19, 2011    Pitbull, Jacynthe, L.D.F, Valérie Daure
   Saturday    August 20, 2011    Flo Rida, Mohombi, Remady, Jeffrey Piton
   Sunday    August 21, 2011    André Sauvé, Elisapie Isaac, Shékélé

Tickets for children ages 3–12 are $7, and children 2 and younger receive free admission.

Blanketing 1.5 million square feet with inflatable festivities, International Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu presents an elaborate, nine-day spectacle of hot air balloons, live pop acts, and family activities. Festival-goers can descend upon the playing field with a full-day pass that grants access to stages featuring pop stars such as Ke$ha (August 13), Marie-Mai (August 15), and Sean Paul (August 17). Arriving from Canada, the United States, Brazil, France, and the Land of Oz 125 hot air balloons offer airborne entertainment, launching daily at 6 a.m. from selected launching parks and 6 p.m. at the festival site filled with cloud-captivated passengers and passenger stalking clouds (not included in today's deal). Visitors can swing the kids by the interactive inflatables coloring the field at Balloon Planet, or cool down with a brew at Budweiser Terrace. Three different evenings boast Laurentian Bank Night Glows during which balloons morph into chinese lanterns, illuminating spectators' grins and glow-in-the-dark underwear as jugglers, acrobats, and fire-eaters perform amid the radiance.

Browse the International Balloon Festival's website to determine the best travel route and glean useful info regarding family services. The festival site opens at 1:30 p.m. on weekdays and noon on weekends and continues until well after the music headliners start at 9 p.m. Parking (not included in this Groupon) is $7 for cars and $20 for recreational vehicles.

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Great experience!
Kate W. · August 9, 2015
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