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    Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta
    Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta
    Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

    Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

    The Official Pinterest Account of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta presented by Canon. Join us Oct 1-9, 2016. Learn more online at BalloonFiesta.com

    Welcome Pilot Valdemir Taveira of Osasco, São Paulo Brazil. Valdemir flies the balloon, Little Dog. #BalloonFiesta

    Welcome Pilot John Viner of Nottinghamshire, Great Britain. John flies the balloon, Boy Balloon. #BalloonFiesta

    Welcome Pilot Marcos Bonimcontro of São Paulo, Brazil. Marcos flies the balloon, Piranha. #BalloonFiesta

    Welcome Pilot Luis Silvestre of São Paulo, Brazil . Luis flies the balloon, Tribirds. #BalloonFiesta

    Welcome Pilot Paul Burrows of Bristol, Banes Great Britain. Paul flies the balloon, Oons Wiefke (Wife). #BalloonFiesta

    Welcome Pilot Andrew Holly of Gloucestershire, Great Britain. Andrew flies the balloon, Splash. #BalloonFiesta

    Welcome Pilot Carlos Augusto Marques of São Paulo, Brazil. Carlos flies the balloon, Cyclope. #BalloonFiesta

    Welcome Pilot Crystal Stout of Carlsborg, Washington. Crystal flies the balloon, Dream Catcher. #BalloonFiesta

    Welcome Pilot Alessandro Taveira of São Paulo, Brazil. Alessandro flies the balloon, Little Giraffe. #BalloonFiesta

    Welcome Pilot Marcos Bonimcontro of São Paulo, Brazil. Marcos flies the balloon, Piranha. #BalloonFiesta

    Welcome Pilot Luiz Paulo Assis of São Paulo, Brazil. Luiz flies the balloon, Neptuno. #BalloonFiesta

    Welcome Pilot George Ary of São Paulo, Brazil. George flies the balloon, Black Sheep. #BalloonFiesta

    Welcome Pilot Malcolm White of County Meath, Ireland. Malcolm flies the balloon, Sonic the Hedgehog. #BalloonFiesta

    Welcome Pilot Diane Karlsson of Chandler, Texas. Diane flies the balloon, Walkin’ on Air. #BalloonFiesta

    Welcome Pilot Andrew Holly of Gloucestershire, Great Britain. Andrew flies the balloon, Pirate Ship. #BalloonFiesta

    Welcome Pilot Wilfred Lapointe of Collinsille, Oklahoma. Wilfred flies the balloon, Keystone Willy. #BalloonFiesta

    Welcome Pilot Warley Macedo of Boituva, São Paulo, Brazil. Warley flies the balloon, Lottie Dottie Chicken. #BalloonFiesta

    Welcome Pilot Todd Monahan of Glens Falls, New York. Todd flies the balloon, Kermie the Frog. #BalloonFiesta

    Welcome Pilot Mike Howard of Dubai, UAE. Mike flies the balloon, WAG. #BalloonFiesta

    Tickets for Music Fiesta are currently on sale! See a superstar lineup of The Band Perry, Gloriana and Two Way Crossing at this year's Music Fiesta!

    The Band Perry won’t be alone in their performance. Gloriana, who has released their current single “Trouble” from their forthcoming studio album, will be among the performers set to grace the stage this year for Music Fiesta 2015. Their song “(Kissed You) Goodnight” from their previous album A Thousand Miles Left Behind was certified Platinum and was one of ASCAP’s Top 5 songs of 2013. More information: www.balloonfiesta...

    In addition to the Music Fiesta performers, guests are treated to many more entertainers throughout Balloon Fiesta. To visit this year’s entertainment schedule click here: www.balloonfiesta....

    The 2015 Music Fiesta™ promises a superstar lineup with three separate artist performances. Music Fiesta will kick off at 1:15 p.m.on the last Saturday of Balloon Fiesta. The Band Perry won’t be alone in their performance. Gloriana will be among the performers set to grace the stage this year. More information: www.balloonfiesta...

    The 2015 Music Fiesta™ promises a superstar lineup with three separate artist performances. Music Fiesta will kick off at 1:15 p.m.on the last Saturday of Balloon Fiesta. The Band Perry is this year’s headliner. The top hit singles, “If I Die Young,” “All Your Life,” “You Lie,” “Hip to My Heart,” and “Postcard from Paris” can all be accredited to The Band Perry.

    The 2015 Music Fiesta™ promises a superstar lineup with three separate artist performances. Music Fiesta will kick off at 1:15 p.m.on the last Saturday of Balloon Fiesta. The Band Perry is this year’s headliner. The top hit singles, “If I Die Young,” “All Your Life,” “You Lie,” “Hip to My Heart,” and “Postcard from Paris” can all be accredited to The Band Perry.

    Thank you to everyone that submitted an idea for the "Name the 2016 Theme Contest!" We received more than 1,000 entries. The Balloon Fiesta team has selected these five as finalists. Beginning May 29, you will have the opportunity to vote on your favorite theme. Votes will be accepted via contests.balloonf.... Voting will continue until June 11, 2015.

    Thank you to everyone that submitted an idea for the "Name the 2016 Theme Contest!" We received more than 1,000 entries. The Balloon Fiesta team has selected these five as finalists. Beginning May 29, you will have the opportunity to vote on your favorite theme. Votes will be accepted via contests.balloonf.... Voting will continue until June 11, 2015.

    Help us choose the theme for the 2016 Balloon Fiesta! Voting is now open on this page: goo.gl/CTSDLo. Votes will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. MDT, June 11, 2015. Only one vote per email will be accepted.

    Help us choose the theme for the 2016 Balloon Fiesta! Today's Finalist Feature: Adventure with Altitude. We will be featuring a different finalist each day this week. Cast your vote here: goo.gl/CTSDLo ‪#‎BalloonFiesta‬

    [LAST CALL] Submit your ideas for the "Name the 2016 Balloon Fiesta" Theme Contest. Submissions close at 12pm MST, May 7, 2015. Submit your idea here---> contests.balloonf... for a chance to win some great prizes! ‪#‎BalloonFiesta‬

    TODAY (May 7, 2015) is the last day to submit theme ideas. Submissions close at 12pm MST. Pin and share with #BalloonFiesta friends!

    For more information about the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, visit www.balloonfiesta...

    For more information about the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, visit www.balloonfiesta...

    For more information about the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, visit www.balloonfiesta...

    For more information about the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, visit www.balloonfiesta...

    For more information about the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, visit www.balloonfiesta...

    For more information about the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, visit www.balloonfiesta...

    For more information about the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, visit www.balloonfiesta...

    In its 43rd year, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta has grown from launching 13 balloons in 1972 to over 500 balloons, becoming the largest hot air ballooning event on earth.

    The Albuquerque Box, influenced by terrain, is a set of predictable wind patterns that make navigating a balloon fairly simple. The box allows pilots to start and finish at the same spot with southern winds at the lower elevations and northern winds at higher elevations.

    In 2011, Balloon Fiesta commissioned an Economic Impact and Guest Research Study. Here's an overview of the findings:

    Every year, Balloon Fiesta's hot air ballooning competitions tests the skill levels and patience of every pilot. www.Balloonfiesta...

    In its 43rd year, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta has grown from launching 13 balloons in 1972 to over 500 balloons, becoming the largest hot air ballooning event on earth. Read our timeline about Balloon Fiesta's history.

    In its 43rd year, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta has grown from launching 13 balloons in 1972 to over 500 balloons, becoming the largest hot air ballooning event on earth. The Albuquerque International #BalloonFiesta involves many different aspects – more than just balloons! www.Balloonfiesta...