When 550 hot air balloons take off from the same place at nearly the same time, there’s bound to be a traffic jam somewhere!

Billed as the largest hot air balloon event in the world, the Albuquerque Hot Air Balloon Fiesta has something for everyone. At Fiesta, you’ll find:

*local dancers of all ages sharing their cultural native dances in the afternoons

*chain saw carving contests by fund-raising firemen,

*local and international bands,

*special NASA exhibits,

*local artist arts & crafts

*Latin American craft & clothing booths

*food vendors galore (be sure to check out the breakfast burritos!)

*special aerial performers during the daytime

*fireworks displays

*souvenir shops

*and hundreds of brightly colored balloons and their teams!


So it’s not surprising there’s an air traffic jam at Fiesta. But if you want to avoid the October 1-9 traffic jam on the ground to get in, you better purchase a Fun Excursions in a Box Fiesta guide at funexcursionsinabox.com. The TIPs in the Guide will save you HOURs of frustation and help you get the most out of your Fiesta visit !