Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Presented by Canon, Albuquerque

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The 2017 Balloon Fiesta presented by Canon takes place October 7-15, 2017 in Albuquerque, NM. Learn more online at www.balloonfiesta.com

The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is a world-renowned attraction and destination for kids of all ages. For more than three decades, the first week in October brings the smell of roasting chiles and the beautiful, magical moving picture show of hot air balloons sailing silently through the crisp fall air.

Guests from all over the world come to Albuquerque to celebrate ballooning. Literally hundreds of balloons will be taking flight from the Balloon Fiesta Park this year.

From its modest beginnings in 1972 with 13 balloons launching from a shopping mall parking lot, the Balloon Fiesta has grown to multiple events launching year-round at the custom-designed, 365-acre Balloon Fiesta Park. Our signature event remains Balloon Fiesta—which, with 700 balloons, is the largest ballooning event on earth, the most photographed event on earth, and the largest annual international event held in the United States.

Balloon Fiesta Park is located in Albuquerque, NM north of Alameda Boulevard, one mile west of I-25.

Learn more about Balloon Fiesta at: http://www.balloonfiesta.com
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  • As an Albuquerque resident, I visit almost every year and it never gets old. People from all over the world come to this incredible international event. There's balloons of all different shapes and si...  more »
  • This was one of the coolest experiences of our lives. We had to wake up very early to go and waited in traffic for probably around an hour. Once we arrived it was very cold and we waited for another c...  more »

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