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:
Balloon Fiesta’s staff works tirelessly year-round to prepare for the event. As a group tour coordinator, Shamaine Giannini interfaces with many group tours and their traveling guests throughout the year. Read more about Shamaine’s story in this month’s Inside the Basket!
Balloon Fiesta volunteers are a major component to the event’s success. As a 40-year volunteer, Debbie Reynolds is familiar with numerous areas of Balloon Fiesta—especially in her new role as head of Ambassadors. Read more about Debbie’s story in this month’s Inside the Basket!
Every staff member plays an important role in putting on the world’s largest hot air balloon festival. As an 18-year staff member, Janie Jordan serves as Field Manager. Read more about Janie’s story and what she thinks is the best part of her job in this month’s Inside the Basket!
Balloon Fiesta volunteers are a major component to the event’s success. As a 25-year volunteer, Bill Brennan is familiar with all of the different facets of Balloon Fiesta—especially in his role as Chief Launch Director. Read more about Bill’s story in this month’s Inside the Basket!
Fifth grader Olivia, 11, from Anne E. Moncure Elementary School in Stafford V.A., won her school’s yearbook cover contest with her Balloon Fiesta inspired design. Though she wasn’t at this year’s Balloon Fiesta, she was inspired by images she saw online. If you’ve got a special Balloon Fiesta story, send it our way, it may end up in a future newsletter!