Updated: Apr 13
Get a bird's eye view with Albuquerque's most iconic activity!
Choose any one of Albuquerque's many reputable hot air balloon vendors to take you on an unforgettable ride above the valley. Aside from the occasional fiery blast of propane to add hot air and keep you aloft, you will experience what it's like to float silently and serenely above the city in Albuquerque's most iconic mode of travel.
Best done in the early morning hours while the chill is still in the air, there's no better way to welcome the day. If you're interested in hot air balloons, but not feeling quite up to the adventure, check out the 2023 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta from Oct. 7 through Oct. 15.
Albuquerque Hot Air Balloon Rides - Aerogelic Ballooning
Our hot air balloon rides are operated on the Rio Grande River’s west side. This area offers a less congested place for balloon flight, amazing views, and underground power lines, which means you don’t need to worry about any safety issues.
Saturday 8AM–6PM Sunday 8AM–6PM
Rainbow Ryders Hot Air Balloon Co.
Rainbow Ryders, Inc. is the premier and largest hot air balloon business serving the Southwest since 1983, with offices in Albuquerque, Phoenix, and Colorado Springs and forty balloons in our fleet.
2023 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta
In October the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta® creates an enchanted world of special shape balloon rodeos, twilight balloon glows, and vibrant balloon-filled skies.
October 7-15, 2023
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