Welcome to the 2017 Atlantic Balloon Fiesta in Sussex, New Brunswick!
On the weekend after the Canadian Labour Day, the people of the Sussex area prepare to receive over 45,000 guests, as the next Atlantic International Balloon Fiesta begins. Organizers have been working all year to host Atlantic Canada’s most colourful festival, and 2017 marks the 32nd year of this wonderful family event.
Our festival features: · Hot Air Balloons fly twice daily,… First launch: Thursday Evening, September 8th at 5:30pm. · (6:30am and 5:30pm) · Our renowned Craft Fair with over 70 crafters and artisans. · Loads of children’s games and activities. · Amusement Rides. · A Parade through downtown Sussex – (Saturday at 1pm) · All weekend free outdoor SuperStore Bandstand . · Antique Car Show & Shine with over 500 vehicles on Sunday. · Talent Show & Talent Contest on Sunday afternoon. · Lots of vendors & concessions. ·Friday & Saturday evening at dusk, the Balloons inflate for our spectacular Moon glow….and lots more.