Gatineau’s Hot Air Balloon Festival is back! This weekend grab the whole family and participate in the 30th annual festival. Celebrating from August 31 – September 4, this colourful Outaouais festival is a mixture of music, rides and entertainment, and of course, the stars of the show: the hot air balloons! Come see the sky dazzle with colour at the Desjardins Lift-off as dozens of balloons are released before the eyes of thousands of spectators gathered at La Baie Park on the Ottawa River .

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