Guide to Attending the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta in New Mexico

The Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta is the largest hot air ballooning event in the world and is said to be the most photographed event on earth! Each October, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is held in Albuquerque, New Mexico and hundreds of balloonists and thousands of tourists from around the world flock to the Land of Enchantment for a chance to witness nine days of spectacular hot air ballooning events. Events include the mass ascension of hundreds of balloons, a gas balloon race, balloon glows, balloon competitions, and more! This is a dazzling event of colorful beauty and one of my favorite festivals in the world. I have had the pleasure of attending the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta first in 2009 when I was living and working in Albuquerque and then again in 2016 and 2018. This post is updated with new information each year.  Interested in attending the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta yourself? We’ll … Continue reading Guide to Attending the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta in New Mexico