The World Comes to Albuquerque
celebrating the 40th Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta
edited by Kim Vesely, Dick Brown, Tom McConnell, and Paul Rhetts

192 pages 192 illustrations
$39.95/HB (978-1-890689-76-6)


Albuquerque and the world will celebrate the 40th Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta® in 2011! The Balloon Fiesta will celebrate this special milestone with the release of a new official book documenting the history, color, and excitement of the world’s grandest ballooning showcase. The full-color book features almost two hundred photos from the world’s most photographed event, highlighting some of the most exciting moments in our rich history. This book is a great way to remember your favorite balloons, events, and most of all the people who helped shape this spectacular event.

Book Launch Event: Tuesday, June 14, 5-7pm, Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum, 9201 Balloon Museum Dr. NE

Book signing: Saturday, July 9, 3-4pm, Bookworks, 4022 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque

Book signing: Saturday, Oct. 1, 2-4pm, Treasure House Books, Old Town, 2012 S. Plaza NW, Albuquerque