Schedule

29TH ANNUAL
ATLANTIC INTERNATIONAL BALLOON FIESTA
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS – September 5, 6, 7,  2014

Princess Louise Park, Sussex, NB
Weekend Activities include: Balloon Flights, Paid Balloon Rides, Amusement Rides, Helicopter Rides, Children’s Games, Bingo Tent, Talent Show & Talent Contest on Sunday afternoon, Lots of vendors & concessions, our renowned Craft Fair, Atlantic Superstore FREE outdoor Bandstand, Antique Car Show & Shine on Sunday, Sparade (Spray + Parade) Saturday at 1pm through Downtown Sussex Friday and Saturday evening at dusk, the Balloons inflate for our spectacular Magic Night Moon/Candle Glow…, Barrel Racing.

Free admission to the grounds.

Balloon Flights available THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 4TH AT 5:30PM.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2014

6:30 am Balloon Launch and Paid Rides ($180.00/person, cash only) *weather permitting
12:00-9 pm All Day Activities, Concessions and Vendors
12:00-9 pm Atlantic Balloon Fiesta Craft Fair  (admission $3.00)
1:00 pm Hinchey’s Amusement Rides open for the day
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.
5:30 pm Balloon Launch and Paid Rides ($180.00/person, cash only) *weather permitting
6:30-8:30 pm MBRA Ram Rodeo Tour – @ the Horse Show
8 pm Magic Night Moon Glow @ the Launch Field. *Weather permitting

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2014

6:30 am Balloon Launch and Paid rides ($180.00/person, cash only) *weather permitting
7:00-10:30 am Atlantic Superstore Balloon Fiesta Breakfast – @ Senior Centre (available to the public for $6.00)
9 am-9 pm Atlantic Balloon Fiesta Craft Fair (admission $3.00)
10 am-10:00 pm Live Entertainment Atlantic SuperStore Bandstand (FREE)
10:30-11 am Teddy Bear Parade Bring your favorite Teddy Bear and we will all parade around the launch field together. With Special Guests!
11 am -6 pm Wonderland Child Care Kid Zone  – In the Information Booth
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!)
2:00pm Childrens games on the launch field
2:00 – 2:30 Interactive Kids Song and Dance at the Superstore bandstand
2:00 – 3:00 pm PotashCorp Civic Centre – Community Fitness Work Out (Trailer near the launch field)
3 – 4 pm D.A.T.A Dance Demonstration (Trailer near the launch field)
3:30pm – 4 pm Pilot Chat.  Come meet some balloon pilots and hear their stories on the launch field
4 – 5 pm Atlantic Canine Freestyle Demo Team (beside the launch field)
5:30pm Balloon Launch Princess Louise Park. Paid rides available ($180.00/person, cash only) *weather permitting
6:30-8:30 pm MBRA Ram Rodeo Tour @ the Horse Show
7 – 8:15 Marshall Hill at the Atlantic Superstore Bandstand
8:00pm Magic Night Moon Glow on the Launch Field *weather permitting
8:30- 10:00 pm Atlantic SuperStore Bandstand FEATURING: Old School

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2014

6:30am Balloon Launch Princess Louise Park. Paid Rides Available ($180.00/person, cash only) *weather permitting
9am-5pm Atlantic Balloon Fiesta Craft Fair  (admission $3.00)
10:30 am-4:00 pm Live Entertainment at the Atlantic SuperStore Bandstand
10:30 am-12:00pm Kingswood University Worship Service @ the Bandstand
11 am-4:00 pm Classic & Antique Car Show and Shine sponsored by Sussex Engine Rebuilding and All Glass & Accessories

12 noon – 5 pm Wonderland Child Care Kid Zone – In the Information Booth
12:00 pm Hinchey’s Amusement Rides open for the day
12:00-2:00 pm MBRA Ram Rodeo Tour @ the Horse Show
12:30-2:00 pm Sussex Regional Crime Stoppers Talent Contest (ages 6-18. See bandstand page for more info)

3 – 4 pm Anderson School of Highland Dance (trailer near the launch field)
5:30pm Balloon Launch Paid rides ($180.00/person, cash only) weather permitting.

Thank you for coming!!!

 

29th Annual Atlantic Hot-Air Balloon Fiesta – September 5, 6, 7,  2014