Family activity of the week: Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu's International Balloon Competition

Photo: Tourisme Monteregie

Check out the hottest event with the biggest number of hot air balloons in Canada! Watch them take flight or even take a ride of your own, and meet with hot air balloon pilots as well. There's a kids zone area with more than 50 inflatables, along with face painting, a huge sandbox, fishing for numbers game, a balloon booth, and a section for toddlers.

Their lineup of live music also a who's who in local talent. 

Doors open at 2:30pm weekday afternoons and at noon on weekends. Runs August 11-19.