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Hot air balloon festival?

Argyle Shore, Canada
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Hot air balloon festival?

Hi there

Just saw a mention of a hot ain't balloon festival in Antigua in either Oct or Nov but can't find any more information about it. Does anyone know if it is happening this year and when?

We are going in mid-November and I would love to see it!

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1. Re: Hot air balloon festival?

I've not seen any announcements about this year. www.antiguanice.com is usually the best place to keep track of what's coming up in terms of events, and you can subscribe to their weekly newsletter or keep an eye on their fb page.

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2. Re: Hot air balloon festival?

I do have a vague memory of something like that some time ago but I'm sure that there hasn't been any for the past few years, and I'm rather positive that it won't be happening this year (unfortunately)

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3. Re: Hot air balloon festival?

Thanks for the information...even though it wasn't good news!

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4. Re: Hot air balloon festival?

I found this!

destination360.com/caribbean/…events

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5. Re: Hot air balloon festival?

Pretty sure that's about three years out of date.

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6. Re: Hot air balloon festival?

Yeah ajn - there was some hot air balloon festival some time ago but I'm quite sure there hasn't been for a while nor will there be anytime this year

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7. Re: Hot air balloon festival?

Thanks DTG101 and mizgeorge. I had also found that link before I posted to Tripadvisor.

Oh well, I will get my hot air balloon ride someday somewhere!

How is the weather now....just a little over 2 weeks before we arrive, can't wait!

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8. Re: Hot air balloon festival?

i stand corrected LOL

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9. Re: Hot air balloon festival?

Can't imagine a hot air balloon festival in Antigua. You would have to stay well away from the airport, the whole island is only 10 miles by 10 miles anyway and you would have an awful good chance of ending up in the drink.

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