The 22nd edition of the Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival took flight September 4th -7th 2009 . Locals and tourists, young and old, came in the thousands to see the festival, which is famous for its Hot Air Balloon Shows. The festival also includes many other activities ranging from amusements to buskers, circus performers, concerts, extreme sports, magic acts and exhibition rides. Visitors can also shop in the artisans and craft tents or have food and drink at one of the food and refreshment stands.

For more information contact: Festival de montgolfieres de Gatineau/Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival 144, boul de l'Hopital, suite 510, C.P. 1970, succ. Hull Gatineau, Quebec, Canada. J8X 3Y9

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Video recorded September 6th 2009 at Parc de la Baie in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada.