Latest Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Stories

2009-10-02 08:35:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2009 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta® "Mass Happiness," launching October 3-11, is bringing hot air balloonists and tourists from around the globe to Albuquerque, New Mexico (http://www.itsatrip.org). The 38th annual Balloon Fiesta (http://www.balloonfiesta.com) will feature 550 registered hot air and gas balloons and 650 balloon pilots representing 17 countries and 37 states. Every October, during these nine...

2009-09-29 10:28:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Follow the action at the 5th Annual ECHO Chain Saw Carving Championship October 2-4 at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta® in New Mexico as four pro carvers compete to see who will be judged as the superior carver. Live footage will be posted at http://www.youtube.com/echocarving beginning Friday afternoon, October 2nd. The public can vote for their favorite piece at the team's Facebook page, titled ECHO Chainsaw Carving...

2009-05-28 17:02:00

Win a trip to the world's largest balloon festival ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- In the new Disney/Pixar film Up, opening in theaters Friday, May 29th, a balloon salesman ties 1,000 helium-filled balloons to his house in search of adventure. You can experience the adventure of a lifetime witnessing more than 600 hot air balloons at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta(R). (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090528/LA24128) Experience the excitement of...

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