Top 50 Annual Festivals In The World - P22.The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.

12-10-2017

(Wcsa.world) This nine day festival paints the New Mexico skyline with colourful hot air balloons. Over 750 balloons are flown during the festival, making it the largest hot air balloon festival in the world.

The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is a yearly festival of hot air balloons that takes place in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States during early October. The Balloon Fiesta is a nine-day event, and has over 500 balloons each year. The event is the largest hot air balloon festival in the world.

The Balloon Fiesta began in 1972 as the highlight of a 50th birthday celebration for 770 KOB Radio.

Many non-traditional, uniquely shaped balloons are launched at the same time. Some of the most famous shapes include a milk cow, a wagon coach, twin bees, and many others like soda pop cans and animals. This is the most popular part of the event as families can see how balloons can be all different in shapes and sizes.

 


Deluna Nguyen (Collect) - WCSA - World Almanac Events Academy ( Source of photo : Internet)