Atlantic Balloon Fiesta

September 9th, 10th, 11th, 2016

weekend schedule 

31st ANNUAL ATLANTIC BALLOON FIESTA

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS – September 9th, 10th & 11th, 2016

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 Craft Fair, Atlantic Superstore FREE Outdoor Bandstand, The Antique Car Show & Shine on Sunday, Sparade (Spray + Parade) on Saturday at 1pm through downtown Sussex, 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 SEPTEMEBER 8TH AT 5:30 PM.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9th, 2016

6:30 am Balloon Launch and Paid Rides ($180.00/person, cash only) *weather permitting
12:00pm-9:00pm All Day Activities, Concessions and Vendors
12:00pm-9:00pm Atlantic Balloon Fiesta Craft Fair (admission $2.00/ 6 & under free)
1 pm Hinchey's Amusement Rides open for the day
4:00pm- 9:30pm Ground Zero Laser Tag (fee charged)

6:30 pm-9:30 pm Live Entertainment at the Atlantic Superstore Bandstand (FREE)
5:30 pm Opening Ceremonies will take place on the launch field. Cake will be served. Compliments of Atlantic Superstore.
5:30 pm Balloon Launch and Paid Rides ($180.00/person, cash only) *weather permitting

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

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10th, 2016

6:30 am Balloon Launch and Paid rides ($180.00/person, cash only) *weather permitting
9:00 am-9:00 pm Atlantic Balloon Fiesta Craft Fair (admission $2.00/ 6 & under free)

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

11:30 am-10 pm Live Entertainment Atlantic Superstore Bandstand (FREE)
10:00 am-11:00 am- Lofty Teddy Bear Parade Bring your favorite Teddy Bear to the Atlantic Superstore Bandstand. With Special Guests!
11:00 am -6:00 pm Wonderland Child Care Kid Zone - In the Information Booth (changing tables available)
11:00am- 4pm Free organized children’s games beside the launch field at the tennis court

12:00 pm Hinchey's Amusement Rides open for the day
1:00 pm Atlantic Balloon Fiesta Sparade Starting at the Sussex Train Station and
continuing up Main Street to Princess Louise Park. (Water Sprayers only please –
NO WATER BALLOONS) (Spectators be prepared to get wet!)

2:00 pm Ram Rodeo Tour @ Princess Louise Park Show Center
3:30pm – 4:00 pm Pilot Chat.  Come meet some balloon pilots and hear their stories on the launch field

4:00 pm- 5:00 pm Sussex Tail Waggers K9 Performance Team with guest performers the K9 PAT Platoon
5:30pm Balloon Launch Princess Louise Park. Paid rides available ($180.00/person, cash only) *weather permitting

7:00 pm- 8:15 pm Darren McGinnis at the Atlantic Superstore Bandstand
8:00 pm Magic Night Moon Glow on the Launch Field *weather permitting
8:30 pm – 10:00 pm Atlantic Superstore Bandstand FEATURING: MIKE BIGGAR

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11th, 2016

6:30am Balloon Launch Princess Louise Park. Paid Rides Available ($180.00/person, cash only) *weather permitting
9:00 am-5:00 pm Atlantic Balloon Fiesta Craft Fair (admission $2.00/ 6 & under free)

10:30 am-4:30 pm Live Entertainment at the Atlantic Superstore Bandstand
10:30 am-12:00 pm Sunday Morning Music Worship

11:00am- 5:00pm Ground Zero Laser Tag (Fee Charged)
11:00 am-4:00 pm Classic & Antique Car Show and Shine sponsored by Sussex Engine Rebuilding, All Glass & Accessories, Atlantic Nationals, and Mothers Polishes, Waxes & Cleaners (Entrance on Eveleigh Street access via Rosemont Ave)

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

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

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

2:00 pm-3:00 pm Sussex Tail Waggers K9 Performance Team with guest performers the K9 PAT Platoon

3:15pm Sky Athletics
5:30pm Balloon Launch Paid rides ($180.00/person, cash only) weather permitting.

Thank you for coming to the 31st Annual Atlantic Balloon Fiesta!!

2016 Grounds Map

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