CATEGORY: Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

International Balloon Fiesta

July 15, 2019

Did you know that Rainbow Ryders Hot Air Balloon Co. is the official balloon ride operator of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta? Rainbow Ryders is proud to be the only balloon ride company authorized to take off from Balloon Fiesta Park during the Balloon Fiesta! So what is the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta? Well for…

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Balloon Fiesta Early Bird Special

December 29, 2018
Balloon Fiesta

Rainbow Ryders is now taking bookings for the 2019 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta and we invite you to take advantage of our EARLY BIRD SPECIALS! We LOVE the spectacular October magic and want you to experience it with us. Our special pricing is only available for a few more days, so take advantage and book…

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Customer Spotlight: Cherie Milarcik

November 16, 2018

Every year, people flock from all over the world to attend the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta ®. While they all have their own stories and special occasions for attending this unique bucket list event, one in particular stood out.                                …

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Recap of the 2018 Albuquerque International Balloon ®

November 8, 2018

As the official sponsors of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta ®, Rainbow Ryders has the privilege of being the only commercial operator to fly passengers directly from the Fiesta grounds during each mass ascension every morning.   Here are some of our favorite pictures from this year’s Balloon Fiesta:   Have any pictures from this…

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What to expect at the 2018 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta®

October 4, 2018

Are you headed to the 2018 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta?! It’s the most photographed event in the world, and for a good reason! The Balloon Fiesta is a world-renowned event for people of all ages who come to watch 700 balloons paint the sky from October 6th-14th. The mass ascensions (balloon launches) will begin at…

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Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta ®

September 27, 2017

The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta ® begins October 7th. The ballooning capital of the world is preparing to host guests from around the world as they travel to view more than 500 hot air balloons lift off each morning. Here are some tips if you are planning to attend this event. Leave early – the Balloon Fiesta…

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Experience of a Lifetime – Balloon Festival Fun

July 20, 2017

Hot air balloons – a one of kind magical fleet that floats slowly and gracefully in the sky. From private balloonists who fly as a hobby, to corporations that offer commercial ballon flights; all for the simple love of hot air balloons. Some places around the globe like to create an even more breath taking…

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Balloon Fiesta Makes Top 50

January 4, 2016

Balloon Fiesta is listed as number 14 on the Top 50 Festivals and Cultural Events. This list recognizes the most popular events and festivals around the GLOBE! “The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is a yearly festival of hot air balloons that takes place in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA during early October. The balloon fiesta is…

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Hot-air balloon ride (with Rainbow Ryders) lifts newcomer’s spirits

October 7, 2015

From the Albuquerque Journal: Over the bosque, we slowly descended past the cottonwoods and dipped into the Rio Grande. A little water came up through the bottom of the basket and dampened my shoes, christening me a New Mexican. Appelman gave the burner a blast, and we were back up. I waved at people walking…

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KOB's Rachel Hackbarth gets first-ever balloon ride… with Rainbow Ryders!

October 7, 2015

From KOB TV 4 here in Albuquerque: Albuquerque’s International Balloon Fiesta draws people from all around the world here to our city. KOB’s newest member, Rachel Hackbarth, had never been up in one of the famous balloons, so we decided to send her 1,000 feet in the air to give you the perspective of a…

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