2015 Taos Mountain Balloon Rally!

Every year on the last full weekend in October, as the trees in the high country surrounding this historic village erupt into a painter's canvas of oranges, reds, ambers and yellows, even more color is added to the vista as the Taos skies are filled with dozens of brightly colored hot air balloons lifting into the clear, cold dawn of a Taos Mountain sunrise. The Taos Mountain Balloon Rally Association, the non-profit group that orgainizes and puts on the event each year, is a small, dedicated group of volunteers who work nearly year- round to make sure the rally is safe, filled with events and experiences and visiting pilots, crews and families are given the best in Taos hospitality.  Local businesses donate thousands of dollars in sponsorship and lodging for the pilots and crews.  Other businesses, artists and crafts people donate prizes, auction items and more.  The Taos Mountain Balloon Rally is truly a Taos community event! 2015 marks the 33rd Annual Taos Mountain Balloon Rally. Smaller than many such events, the Taos Mountain Balloon Rally typically hosts 35-50 balloons and crew each year.  The rally, primarily because it is smaller and more intimate, has become a popular stop for balloonists, families and crews. The event is very popular with Taosenos, as well.  Parents and kids alike get "up-close and personal" with the balloonists every morning as the crews prepare for launch.
Thanks to our TMBRA 2014 Staff This annual event would not be possible if not for the efforts of our staff members.   THANK YOU TO ALL!
JOIN US!  Volunteers Always Welcome! 2015 TMBRA MEETING DATES: SecondTuesday of each month beginning January Time:  5:30 p.m. Hotel Don Fernando de Taos 1005 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM, US, 87571
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NOT PICTURED: Pam Campbell Terry German Diana Hulick Jerry Laughlin Mike Olsen Sandy Olsen Jay Prunty Larry Rieke Don Robertson
PICTURED: Cris & Doris Vasquez Peter Martinez Ed Smith Janet & Mark Rusler John & Sharron Flaherty Sandi Welter Dani & Mackenna Kesson Felipe Santivestan & Carmela Quinto Gwen & Jack Carpenter Dennis & Carmel Manzanares Ralph Sweet Larry Reike Marcie Sweet Archie Harrison Vincente Vega
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October 23, 24 & 25, 2015

33rd Annual

Taos Mountain Balloon Rally

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Ed Smith Janet and Mark Rusler Peter Martinez John and Sharron Flaherty Dennis and Carmel Manzanares Dani and Mackenna Kesson Felipe Santivestan and Carmela Quinto Gwen and Jack Carpenter Sandi Welter Toni Wright Cris and Doris Vasquez Marcie Sweet Larry Reike
2015 Taos Mountain Balloon Rally Balloonmeister - Gregory Garcia
Thanks to Craig Pendleton for acting as our 2014 Taos Mountain Balloon Rally Balloonmeister.  Job well done!
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2015 Taos Mountain Balloon Rally!

Every year on the last full weekend in October, as the trees in the high country surrounding this historic village erupt into a painter's canvas of oranges, reds, ambers and yellows, even more color is added to the vista as the Taos skies are filled with dozens of brightly colored hot air balloons lifting into the clear, cold dawn of a Taos Mountain sunrise. The Taos Mountain Balloon Rally Association, the non-profit group that orgainizes and puts on the event each year, is a small, dedicated group of volunteers who work nearly year- round to make sure the rally is safe, filled with events and experiences and visiting pilots, crews and families are given the best in Taos hospitality.  Local businesses donate thousands of dollars in sponsorship and lodging for the pilots and crews.  Other businesses, artists and crafts people donate prizes, auction items and more.  The Taos Mountain Balloon Rally is truly a Taos community event! 2015 marks the 33rd Annual Taos Mountain Balloon Rally. Smaller than many such events, the Taos Mountain Balloon Rally typically hosts 35-50 balloons and crew each year.  The rally, primarily because it is smaller and more intimate, has become a popular stop for balloonists, families and crews. The event is very popular with Taosenos, as well.  Parents and kids alike get "up-close and personal" with the balloonists every morning as the crews prepare for launch.
JOIN US!  Volunteers Always Welcome! 2015 TMBRA MEETING DATES: SecondTuesday of each month beginning January Time:  5:30 p.m. Hotel Don Fernando de Taos 1005 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM, US, 87571
HOME SPONSORS/DONORS LODGING VENDORS PHOTO GALLERY
October 23, 24 & 25, 2015

33rd Annual

Taos Mountain Balloon Rally

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