Atlantic Balloon Festival Kicks Off Tonight!

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September 7, 2018 | by: marysullivan

 

33rd ANNUAL ATLANTIC BALLOON FIESTA

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS – September 7th,  8th, 9th  2018

Princess Louise Park, Sussex, N.B.

Weekend activities include: Balloon flights, Paid Balloon Flights, Amusement Rides, Ground Zero Laser Tag, Children’s Games, Talent Show & Talent Contest on Sunday Afternoon, Lots of Vendors & Concessions, Our Indoor Market, Petting Zoo, Atlantic Superstore FREE Outdoor Bandstand, The Antique Car Show & Shine on Sunday, Touch a Truck, Friday & Saturday evening at dusk, the balloons inflate for our spectacular Magic Night Moon/Candle Glows and more!!

Balloon Flights will be available on THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 6TH AT 5:30 PM.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7th

6:30am Balloon Launch and Paid Rides ($200.00/person, cash only) *weather permitting

12:00pm – 9:00pm Atlantic Balloon Fiesta Indoor Market (admission $2.00/ 6 & under free)
3:00pm – 9:00pm All Day Activities, Concessions and Vendors
3:00pm Hinchey’s Amusement Rides open for the day
4:00pm – 9:30pm Ground Zero Laser Tag (fee charged)

5:30pm Opening Ceremonies will take place on the launch field. Cake will be served. Compliments of Atlantic Superstore.
5:30pm Balloon Launch and Paid Rides ($200.00/person, cash only) *weather permitting

6:30pm – 9:30pm Live Entertainment at the Atlantic Superstore Bandstand (FREE)

7:00pm Ram Rodeo Tour @ Princess Louise Park Show Center
8:00pm Magic Night Moon Glow @ the Launch Field. *Weather permitting

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8th

6:30am Balloon Launch and Paid rides ($200.00/person, cash only) *weather permitting
9:00am – 9:00pm Atlantic Balloon Fiesta Indoor Market (admission $2.00/ 6 & under free)

10:00am – 10:45am Lofty’s 10th Birthday Celebration (Teddy Bear Parade) Bring your favorite Teddy Bear to the Atlantic Superstore Bandstand. With Special Guests!

11:00am – 9:30pm Ground Zero Laser Tag (fee charged)

11:30am – 10pm Live Entertainment Atlantic Superstore Bandstand (FREE)

11:00am – 6:00pm Wonderland Child Care Kid Zone – In the Information Booth (changing tables available)

11:00am – 4:00pm Chain Saw Carving Demontratoins – Roger McPhee

12:00pm- 5:00pm JT Petting Zoo

12:00pm Hinchey’s Amusement Rides open for the day
1:00pm – 3:00pm Touch a Truck (Beside The launch field)

2:00pm Ram Rodeo Tour @ Princess Louise Park Show Center

2:00pm  Sussex Tail Waggers K9 perfomance team (Beside the launch field)

3:00pm – 5:00pm Wonderland Pop Up Adventure Playground (Beside the Atlantic Superstore Bandstand)
3:30pm – 4:00pm Pilot Chat.  Come meet some balloon pilots and hear their stories on the launch field

5:30pm Balloon Launch Princess Louise Park. Paid rides available ($200.00/person, cash only) *weather permitting

6:00pm – 8:00pm Port City Circus (Fire Performances)
8:00pm Magic Night Moon Glow on the Launch Field *weather permitting
8:30pm – 10:00pm Atlantic Superstore Bandstand featuring Jamie Comeau and the Crooked Teeth

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9th

6:30am Balloon Launch Princess Louise Park. Paid Rides Available ($200.00/person, cash only) *weather permitting
9:00am – 5:00pm Atlantic Balloon Fiesta Indoor Market (admission $2.00/ 6 & under free)

9:00am – 3:00pm Classic & Antique Car Show and Shine sponsored by Sussex Engine Rebuilding, All Glass & Accessories, Atlantic Nationals, and Mothers Polishes, Waxes & Cleaners (Entrance on Everleigh Street access via Rosemont Ave)
10:30am – 4:30pm Live Entertainment at the Atlantic Superstore Bandstand
10:30am – 12:00pm Sunday Morning Music Worship with Calvary Worship Band

11:00am – 5:00pm Ground Zero Laser Tag (Fee Charged)

11:00am Ram Rodeo Tour @ Princess Louise Park Show Centre

12:00pm – 5:00pm Wonderland Child Care Kid Zone – In the Information Booth
12:00pm Hinchey’s Amusement Rides open for the day

12:00pm – 4:00pm JT Petting Zoo

12:30pm – 1:30pm Sussex Regional Crime Stoppers Talent Contest (Ages 6-18. See Bandstand page for more info)

1:00pm –  4:00pm Wonderland Pop Up Adventure Playground (Beside the Atlantic Superstore Bandstand)

2:00pm Sussex Tail Waggers K9 Performance team (Beside the launch field)

 5:30pm Balloon Launch Paid rides ($200.00/person, cash only) weather permitting.

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