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Wednesday Fiesta balloons launch after delay

after delay ABQnews Seeker Balloon Fiesta Updates From The Field Balloons taking part in Wednesday morning’s Balloon Fiesta events inflate on the field. (Tyler Green/Journal) By ABQnews Staff […]

Albuquerque gets into ballooning early, October 1929

Found this picture regarding a balloon launch in Albuquerque back in October of 1929 which took place on Central Avenue.

Taos Mountain Balloon Rally, October 25-27, 2013


“…Taos skies are filled with dozens of brightly colored hot air balloons lifting into the clear, cold dawn of a Taos Mountain sunrise”

Every year on the last full weekend in October, as the trees in the high country surrounding historic Taos erupt into a painter’s canvas of oranges, reds, ambers and yellows, […]

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 […]