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Rise Up: Balloons for Mental Wellness

May 23 - May 26

🎈 Rise Up Hot Air Balloon Festival: Soaring for Mental Wellness 🎈

This May, the skies over Medicine Hat will witness a colorful spectacle as hot air balloon pilots from across Canada come together for a noble cause – enhancing mental wellness and community spirit.

With 19 majestic balloons registered from various corners of Canada, the Rise Up Hot Air Balloon Festival promises a breathtaking experience for all. These pilots, driven by a shared mission, will grace the skies, symbolizing our collective journey towards brighter horizons.

🌟 Event Details:

  • Date: May 23-26, 2024
  • Location: Medicine Hat and surrounding areas
  • Admission: Free for all ages!

🎈 Flight Schedule: Witness the magic of hot air balloons soaring gracefully over our beautiful landscape during six scheduled flight times over the four days (weather permitting).

🌅 Glow Event: Don’t miss the highlight of the festival – the Glow Event on Saturday! As the sun sets, the balloons will be tethered to the ground, their propane burners illuminating the evening sky in a mesmerizing display of light and color. It’s a perfect opportunity for spectators to get up close with the balloons and mingle with fellow enthusiasts.

Come join us for a weekend of wonder, community, and hope as we rise together towards a brighter future! #RiseUpMedHat 🌈


May 23
May 26
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Medicine Hat
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