Keep up to date with all the happenings and latest news surrounding the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta! We have three news categories to choose from:
The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is excited to announce the poster artist for 2013! In keeping with tradition, we have selected one of New Mexico’s finest artists to represent Balloon Fiesta. For a second time, Amado Pena has been awarded this unique opportunity to share his vision with our guests and art collectors all over the world. Read more about Amado and preview this year’s poster here:
For this month’s “Inside the Basket” we highlight a unique magician who has performed on Main Street during Balloon Fiesta for the past 10 years. Robert Smith, with Street Magic LIVE! is a wonderful addition the Balloon Fiesta experience.
Don Chalmers Ford is a proud sponsor that provides vehicles to international pilots during Balloon Fiesta. “The dealership takes pride in supporting international pilots as they venture around Albuquerque to local businesses and attractions,” said Don Chalmers, CEO of Don Chalmers Ford.
Thank you Don Chalmers Ford for your support!
For this month’s “Inside the Basket,” we highlight a unique chase crew and member. The 501st is the group of Stormtroopers that have brought the Star Wars experience to life during Balloon Fiesta. If you’ve ever watched Darth Vader’s ascent at his launch site, you’ve probably taken a picture with a Stormtrooper. Meet Lor TK-7883, stormtrooper of the 501st.