Albuquerque aims to save spirit of annual balloon fiesta

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Albuquerque aims to save spirit of annual balloon fiesta

A balloon is inflated at the 2019 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque. Organizers had to cancel this year’s event because of the coronavirus pandemic, but Mayor Tim Keller said Wednesday he wants to keep the tradition alive for residents. So local pilots are being invited to launch from city parks, golf courses and other open spaces from Oct. 3 to Oct. 11.

Albuquerque aims to save spirit of annual balloon fiesta

A balloon is inflated at the 2019 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque. Organizers had to cancel this year’s event because of the coronavirus pandemic, but Mayor Tim Keller said Wednesday he wants to keep the tradition alive for residents. So local pilots are being invited to launch from city parks, golf courses and other open spaces from Oct. 3 to Oct. 11.
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