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Balloon Museum “Double Eagle” Newsletter September 2016

Hello and Welcome! Autumn time in Albuquerque can be truly magical with the changing of the leaves and the smell of roasting green chile. We hope everyone is making time to get outside and enjoy the beauty of autumn! Give yourself a pat on the back for making it through a record hot summer. […]

Weather cooperates for Thursday morning Fiesta

morning Fiesta ABQnews Seeker Balloon Fiesta Updates From The Field Special shape balloons launch from Balloon Fiesta Park Thursday morning. (Donn Friedman/Journal)

A Spanish team took first place in the gas balloon race traveling 1,188 miles and remaining airborne for 53 hours and 27 minutes eventually landing west of Findlay, Ky. according to unofficial results […]

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, October 5-13, 2013

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

“…For more than three decades, guests from all over the world come to Albuquerque to celebrate ballooning at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. ”

For more than three decades, guests from all over the world come to Albuquerque to celebrate ballooning at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. This year’s event, […]

Albuquerque named to top lists for travel for 2013

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12/17/2012 – Albuquerque named to top lists for travel for 2013 Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau

CONTACT(s): Megan Mayo Ryan, Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau office (505) 222-4349; cell (505) 321-7367, mayo@itsatrip.org

Albuquerque named to top lists for travel for 2013 Albuquerque, NM – The experts at Fodor’s Travel announced today that Albuquerque has […]

Welcome to the Ballooning Capital of the World Web Site

We would like to welcome you to the Ballooning Capital of the World web site. The Ballooning Capital is located in the greater Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA area including area communities like Rio Rancho.

The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is the world’s largest hot air balloon festival and takes place each October. During the balloon […]

7 breathtaking ballooning adventures CNN Special

By Margaret Loftus, Special to CNN

Ever since the Montgolfier brothers launched the first manned hot air balloon flight in France in 1783, enterprising balloonists have capitalized on our fascination with open-air flight by offering rides that soar over some of the world’s most stunning landscapes.

Just watching the graceful globes aloft is mesmerizing, especially […]