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2018 White Sands Balloon Invitational kicks off with a Pilot Reception on Friday evening, September 14. This reception is for the pilots, sponsors and crew.
Saturday, September 15 - Balloons will launch from the beautiful White Sands National Monument. Gates to the park will open at 6:00 AM. Park fees will apply. No vendors will be at White Sands. Expected launch time 7-7:30 AM.
Saturday evening - Balloon Glow at Ed Brabson Balloon Park. Vendors on site.
Sunday, September 16 - Balloons launch from Ed Brabson Balloon Park 7-7:30 AM. Vendors on site.
This is a free event; however, White Sands National Monument park fees will apply when you enter.
Please note, this is not a Chamber of Commerce event. Please contact Ed Brabson at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
All activities are weather-permitting.
Date and Time
Saturday Sep 15, 2018Sunday Sep 16, 2018
Expected Launch Time is 7-7:30 AM
Saturday: Gates to White Sands opens at 6:00 AM
Saturday, Sept 15 White Sands National Monument
Sunday, Sept 16 Ed Brabson Balloon Park
Park Fees will apply when entering White Sands National Monument