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White Sands Hot Air Balloon Invitational, September 17-18, 2016

“…The location is surreal in itself and when you add scores of colorful flying balloons, you have the White Sands Balloon Invitational at White Sands National Monument”

The annual White Sands Hot Air Balloon Invitational always takes place on a weekend in September.

The Hot Air Balloon Invitational grows more and more popular each […]

Balloons & Breakfast and Dine & Glow Dinner!

Balloons & Breakfast and Dine & Glow Dinner! Get your tickets now for Balloons & Breakfast and Dine & Glow Dinner at the Anderson-Abruzzo International Museum! We can’t wait to see you but you have to hurry! Slots are filling up fast! For more information visit www.balloonmuseum.com

 

Balloons & Breakfast Date: Saturday, […]

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, […]

Commemorative Balloon Glow in memory of the Newton, Connecticut Elementary School Shooting

Sandy Hook Elementary Balloon Glow

December 21, 2012

Commemorative Balloon Glow in memory of the Newton, Connecticut Elementary School Shooting

4 – 7 p.m. (arrivals beginning 3 p.m.)

Minimum of 26 balloons; one for each of the victims

Using North Gate entrance

Event Contact: Slade Bogle (505) 261-9605

Call Susan Rice, (505) 768-6050 […]

Weather conditions that keep ballooners on the ground

These past two days the Albuquerque Aerostat Ascension Association held their annual “Friends and Lovers” February ballooning event. On neither day was the weather good enough to fly so I thought it would be appropriate to post a blog about the weather and the conditions that generally prevent balloonists from flying.

“Weather” to Fly […]