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International Santa Fe Trail Balloon Rally

June 30, 2017 – July 2, 2017

Hot air balloons will fly at 6:30am (weather permitting).

If you are a pilot interested in participating, please print and complete both a Pilot Application and Pilot Agreement.

Location: La Mesa Airfield Hwy 555 Raton NM 87740 USA […]

Old Timers Balloon Rally – Roswell, NM

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 […]

2015 International Santa Fe Trail Balloon Rally

2015 International Santa Fe Trail Balloon Rally – July 2-4

Balloon pilots interested in attending the 2015 rally, please see the following:

Pilot Application: Print and complete a Pilot Application. Deadline is 6/05/15. Pilot Agreement: Print and complete a Pilot Agreement.

Completed application and agreement can be delivered or mailed to the address at the […]

Tickets on sale now for the most glamorous NYE party in town!

Ring in the new year in New York Style at our premiere New Years Eve event, Manhattan on the Mesa!

The Most Glamorous Party In Town

Dine, dance, and sip to the flavors and sounds of New York City, then watch the glittery ball drop in Times Square on our giant screen […]

Check out the Holidays at the Balloon Museum!

Check out the Holidays at the Balloon Museum!

Holidays Take Flight

8th Annual Family Day

Sunday, December 7, 11am-3pm.

FREE […]

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, […]

Red Rock Balloon Rally, December 6-8, 2013

Red Rock Balloon Rally

“…adventure-seeking balloonists soar above the magnificent canyons where movie producers still film Western epics”

“…adventure-seeking balloonists soar above the magnificent canyons where movie producers still film Western epics”

More than 200 balloons from across the country will take to the skies for the annual Red Rock Balloon Rally near Gallup.

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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 […]