Albuquerque Balloon Festival 2017

New Mexico is a unique country of America, as it covers all of the definite function of both the US and Mexico. Albuquerque maintains much of its Spanish civilizing and historical tradition and although it is an oldest city in the US, it still bright by the modernity of the new days. The fashionable city skyline is such against a background of the very old Sandia Mountains and a never-ending timeless blue sky. These functions contribute to make it the air ballooning assets of the international and form it a really unbelievable place to holiday.

Albuquerque Balloon Festival 2017 Dates:

Albuquerque balloon fiesta takes place at Balloon Fiesta Park which is located at Alameda Boulevard. In the year 1972, at the time of festival’s beginning only 13 balloons were launched from the parking of shopping mall.

Albuquerque Balloon Festival Date - October 7, 2017 (Saturday) to October 15, 2017 (Sunday)

A non profit organization, Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, Inc. organizes the balloon fiesta every year. Now more than 500+ balloons are launched in less than two hours.

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Celebration

The great part of the year occurs in October as soon as the sky of Albuquerque come to life with shining colored hot air balloons. This fiesta brings as one ballooning enthusiast from across the state in festival of every one the surprise and attractive of hot air ballooning. Both Drop, pilots, crews and spectators from above the earth come to the Albuquerque balloon festival, famous as the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, the international largest hot air ballooning occasion. For nine days through the opening all week of October, hundreds of colorful balloons float above the city all morning as day breaks more than the Sandia Mountains. It's no surprise this image feast is thought to be the international most photographed events.

Mass ascensions, as many hundreds of balloons rise off into the sunrise sky, are held on every four weekend mornings and daylight mid-week. Mass ascensions start after "dawn patrol" carefully examines the morning's climate. As the dawn patrol gives the green light, balloons from all over the earth rise together in a pleasant lift-off. The sight of 500 balloons in the sky is as wonderful for first-time guests as it continues to be for veteran Albuquerque hot air balloon festival attendees.