There’s Still Time To Attend The Magical Balloon Festival Chip & Joanna Gaines Are Raving About

General Admission is only $10 per session.


For nearly 40 years, Chip Gaines has talked about the , which he went to as a child, Joanna Gaines shared on Instagram. Finally, after all this time, the Fixer Upper duo were able to experience the magic in real life with each of their kids, including baby Crew.

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According to the site, the began back in 1972 with just 13 hot air balloons, quickly becoming the and largest balloon event in the world, attracting nearly 600 balloons and 1,000 pilots annually.

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, October 6-14, 2018

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Though the number of hot air balloons participating in the event and the location of it has changed each year, its present (and permanent) home at .

Presented by Canon, this year's event features laser shows, car shows, firework shows, competitions, balloon launches, chainsaw carving demonstrations, and more. Scheduled for the beginning of October every year, this nine-day fiesta is worth booking a last-minute getaway for ASAP (or planning ahead for next year) as it only lasts until October 14th, 2018. It's seriously magical.

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