Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta invites volunteers to ‘take the launch’

Balloon Fiesta Friday
Balloon Fiesta

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta says it is looking for people to “take the launch” to volunteer for a variety of positions and shifts during the nine day event.

Volunteer positions include shift leaders, shuttle drivers, greeters, working the information booth, helping with Breakfast & Balloons and Dine & Glow, family arts and helping in the museum shoppe.

Mandatory trainings are scheduled for September 21 to 30. Volunteers will receive T-shirts, badges and parking passes for the museum’s large lot.

Volunteers are required to provide a copy of their driver’s license and pass a background check. Registration and background checks must be completed no later than September 27. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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