White Sands Balloon Invitational

23rd Annual White Sands Balloon Invitational
September 20-21, 2014 – Alamogordo, New Mexico
7:00 am launch each day, weather permitting, from the Ed Brabson Balloon Park on LaVelle Road (north of Hwy 54/70 West).
7:00 pm balloon glow on Saturday, September 20th, weather permitting, at the Ed Brabson Balloon Park.
For more information call Joyce Gobrecht at 575-921-1523 or the Chamber Office at 800-826-0294 or (575) 437-6120


Past Balloon Invitationals
New Mexico Cabinet Secretary of Tourism Mike Cerletti flies in the Smokey Bear Balloon, sponsored by Lincoln National Forest, during the 2004 White Sands Balloon Invitational.
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Shortly after dawn, balloons begin to launch from the dune field of White Sands National Monument.
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Scenes from the balloon glow and “fire dance” on the Alamogordo High School football field.
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Colorful hot air balloons soar high above the gypsum dunes of White Sands National Monument on September 18, 2004.