Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta – The Gas Balloon Competition and Balloon Glow

The first evening of the Fiesta, weather permitting, is the launch of the gas balloons. These balloon teams compete for the longest distance traveled non-stop. This too is an international event, named America’s Challenge, with teams from Poland, Switzerland, Germany, France, and the United States. Teams can also be comprised of members from other countries. [...]