41st Balloon Fiesta Albuquerque Come be part of an amazing hot air balloon experience and citywide celebration that is truly like no other. The Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta is a world-renowned attraction and 9-day event in Albuquerque, New Mexico, during the beginning of October. This year's event will be October 6th-14th, at Balloon Fiesta Park, featuring visitors from all over the world coming together to celebrate ballooning. Originating in 1972, the Balloon Fiesta has grown to into over a week of various events, exhibits and of course, friendly competitions. The signature event which, features over 700 balloons, is the largest ballooning event on earth, and quite a sight to see. Some daily events include, Dawn Patrol, which has balloons taking off before sunrise, Mass Ascensions fills the sky with hundreds of balloons at once, Artistic Vision allows artists to use their balloon as a canvas and show off their skills, and the Special Shape Rodeo event has non-traditional, uniquely shaped balloons in shapes of animals, or things. Various competitions include The Fiesta Challenge, America's Challenge Gas Balloon Race, and speed competitions. Every day of the event is fun for all ages and a magical sight to see, as hundreds of balloons literally fill the sky, each symbolizing meaning.
October 06, 2012 12:00 AM
October 14, 2012
Balloon Fiesta Park 5000 Balloon Fiesta Parkway, Albuquerque, NM 87113
Balloon Fiesta Park 5000 Balloon Fiesta Parkway Albuquerque, New Mexico - United State