Albuquerque Aerostat Ascension Association

Other Regional Events

There are hundreds of rallies all over the country throughout the year. Here are some of the ones located in the Southwest. You can help us complete this list by submitting events that you know about.

Snowdown Balloon RallyDurango, COnonePhil Campbellemail254th w/e Jan
SnoBall RallyChama, NMnonenone(505) 883-5874284th w/e Jan
Friends and Lovers RallyAlbuquerque, NMlink135+2nd w/e Feb
St. Patrick's Day RallyeLos Lunas, NMlinkVFRS Club memberemail503rd w/e Mar
Old Timer's Balloon RallyRoswell, NMnoneBill Jonesemail(575) 622-9890501st w/e May
Erie Town Fair Balloon FestivalErie, COnoneBarbi Hannemail(303) 841-4266603rd w/e May
KLAQ BalloonfestEl Paso, TXlinkJoni Superville, KLAQemail(915) 544-886460+Memorial weekend
Balloons-N-Tunes Balloon FestivalRidgeway, COnoneRidgway Area COC(800) 220-495925Memorial weekend
Telluride Balloon RallyTelluride, COlinkTelluride Visitor Servicesemail(970) 708-22021st w/e June
Hopkins Dairy FestivalSulphur Springs, TXnoneemail202nd w/e June
Eagle Nest Balloon FestEagle Nest, NMnoneEagle Nest CoC - Ken Youngeremail(505) 377-2420503rd w/e June
DFW Summer Balloon ClassicDallas/Fort Worth, TXlinkemail(469) 644-4576503rd w/e June
Chariots in the SkyPanguitch,UTnoneJanine Fellows or Bryan Hillemail(435) 676-8585304th w/e June
Santa Fe Trail Balloon RallyRaton, NMnoneCharles Ludbergemail(505) 830-3780301st w/e July
Lighter Than Aire AffaireMontrose, COnoneMontrose COC/Ric Simonemail(970) 249-0102401st w/e July
Great Texas Balloon RallyLongview, TXlinkCommitteeemail(903) 237-4000802nd w/e July
Hot Air Balloon RodeoSteamboat Springs, COlinkKaraemail(970) 879-0880502nd w/e July
Highland Village Balloon FestivalHighland Village, TXnoneDeb Whitesellemail(940) 321-8027251st w/e Aug
Sandy City Balloon FestivalSandy City, UTnoneKent Barnesemail(801) 557-5300152nd w/e Aug
Ogden Valley Balloon And Arts FestivalEden, UTlinkMike Bauwensemail(800) 413-8312353rd w/e Aug
Deming Duck Races Balloon RallyDeming, NMlinkMarie Pinchukemail(505) 546-3223304th w/e Aug
Big Bend Balloon BashAlpine, TXlinkKen Clouseemail(432) 837-748620Labor Day  w/e
Colorado Balloon Classic InvitationalColorado Springs,COlinkHeather Benavidezemail(719) 471-483385Labor Day  w/e
Great Reno Balloon RaceReno, NVlinkMarlene Olsenemail(775) 826-11811202nd w/e Sep
White Sands Balloon InvitationalAlamogordo, NMnoneCommitteeemail(505)437-8065702nd w/e Sep
Elephant Butte Balloon RegattaElephant Butte, NMlinkKevin Cloneyemail(505)307-4142502nd w/e Sep
Snowmass Balloon FestivalSnowmass, COlinkBruce Woodemail(970) 922-2300302nd w/e Sep
Southwest Regional Balloon RoundupLubbock/Wolfforth, TXlinkTony Poteetemail(806) 863-2856302nd w/e Sep
Cedar City SkyFestCedar City, UTlinkCommitteeemail(435) 867-589093rd w/e Sep
Antelope Island Balloon StampedeAntelope IslandState Park, UtahlinkVaughn Jacobsenemail(801) 589-6207253rd w/e Sep
Plano Balloon FestivalPlano, TXlinkCommitteeemail(972) 867-756675-1003rd w/e Sep
ColorFest Balloon RallyPagosa Springs, COlinkLiz Marchandemail(800) 252-2204503rd w/e Sep
Ruby Mountain Balloon FestivalElko, NVlinkDonna Engdahlemail(800) 428-714340+4th w/e Sep
Mancos Valley (Mesa Verde) Balloon FestivalMancos, COnoneWes Pittmanemail(850) 527-4098204th w/e Sep
Big Country Balloon FestAbilene, TXlinkOptimist Clubemail(325) 795-0995354th w/e Sep
Albuquerque International Balloon FiestaAlbuquerque, NMlinkemail(888) 422-72777001st week in Oct
Taos Mountain Bally RallyTaos, NMlinknone504th w/e Oct
Ballunar Liftoff FestivalHouston, TXlinkSunya Fitxemail(281) 488-76761001st w/e Nov
Festival of ColorSierra Vista, AZlinkCommitteeemail302nd w/e Nov
Colorado River Crossing Balloon FestivalYuma, AZlinkCaballeros de Yumaemail(928) 343-1715303rd w/e Nov
Black Canyon Balloon ClassicMontrose, COnoneRic Simonemail(970) 249-0102404th w/e Nov
Red Rock Balloon RallyGallup, NMlinkRally Associationemail(505) 722-90312001st w/e Dec
Jingle Bell (Non) RallyRio Rancho, NMlinkAAAA100+2nd w/e Dec