Atlantic Balloon Fiesta

On the first weekend after Labour Day Sussex is proud to host our

Atlantic Balloon Fiesta

26th Annual
September 7 , 8, 9 2012
“Always The Weekend After Labour Day”

Sussex, New Brunswick, Canada.
FREE Admission to the festival grounds!

“Atlantic Canada’s Most Colourful Festival”

200 Hot Air Balloon Flights over the beautiful valleys of the Sussex Region with 30 Hot Air Balloons flying twice daily beginning with the First launch on Thursday, September 7th at 5:30pm and then daily at 6:30am and 5:30pm

Our Atlantic Balloon Fiesta also features:

  • Powered Paragliding demonstrations
  • Craft Fair features more than 70 Crafters and Artisans
  • Lots of games and activities for the children
  • Kavanaugh Amusements midway
  • Helicopter rides
  • Sparade through downtown Sussex on Saturday at 1pm
  • Free outdoor SuperStore bandstand all weekend
  • Antique Car Show & Shine with more than 500 vehicles on Sunday
  • Talent Show and Contest on Sunday afternoon
  • Plenty of vendors & concessions
  • Appaloosa Horse Show
  • PotashCorp Fossil Find
  • New Brunswick Agricultural & Train Museum
  • Friday & Saturday evening at dusk, the Balloons inflate for our spectacular Moon/Candle Glow

* Parking is available from nonprofit organizations around the festival grounds.

* We do not have visitor parking or camping…please check local campgrounds.

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