The Annual White Sands Balloon Invitational

DATES: September 16 – 17, 2017 – Alamogordo, New Mexico
7:00 am launch each day, weather permitting:  Saturday, from White Sands National Monument and Sunday, from the Ed Brabson Balloon Park on LaVelle Road (north of Hwy 54/70 West).
7:00 pm balloon glow on Saturday, weather permitting, at the Ed Brabson Balloon Park.

For more information call Dave Chelgren at 575-491-8066 or the Chamber Office at 800-826-0294 or (575) 437-6120

he first wave of hot-air balloonists begin their ascension above the dunes during the 12th Annual White Sands Balloon Invitational Saturday, Sept. 20, 2003, at White Sands National Monument, N.M. More than 80 balloonists from around the world converged upon Alamogordo for the annual two-day event. (AP Photo/Alamogordo Daily News, Ellis Neel).