Up, Up and Away
What's steamy, fun, romantic and … inflatable? A hot air balloon, of course! Get into the Valentine's spirit this weekend with the Friends and Lovers Balloon Rally at the Balloon Fiesta Park. This playful Valentine's-themed event is produced and sponsored by the Albuquerque Aerostat Ascension Association and will feature competition races, special shapes and the flight of nearly 135 balloons. Launch time is 7 a.m. both Saturday and Sunday and admission is free. So bundle up, make some hot cocoa, shake your spouse and/or kids out of bed and spend a morning enjoying one of our great state's most celebrated traditions. (Emily Aragon)
Saturday Feb 9, 2013
5500 Balloon Fiesta Parkway
Albuquerque, NM 87113
A close-knit group of local balloon pilots will launch up to 135 hot air balloons over Albuquerque.