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Canopy of Color

The Canopy of Color exhibition logo, featuring colorful circles representing the tops of hot air balloons arranged around the "O" in Canopy, and the following text: Canopy of Color, Celebrating Albuquerque's 50 Years of Balloon Fiesta.

Step inside and learn how it all started and how it grew from thirteen balloons to more than 1,000 in 2000!

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Sid Cutter: Man Above Town

Get insight into the life of the father of Balloon Fiesta, Sid Cutter, both in and outside of hot air ballooning.

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Stories & Music in the Sky

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Join us for early childhood education programming featuring stories, music, movement, and art.

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Upcoming Events


Join us for fun family programs, free community events, lectures, music, and more!

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Beep! Beep! Illustrating Balloon Fiesta® Through the Art of Juck Jones

A cropped segment of an illustration by Chuck Jones of the cartoon characters Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner. Wile E. Coyote is chasing Road Runner in a hot air balloon with a fan attached to the basket. The Road Runner is about to enter a tunnel.

View original Warner Brothers animation cels of Road Runner and Coyote by Chuck Jones.

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Download Coloring Pages


Learn the science of ballooning and color along the way.

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Kick back and chill with videos that entertain and educate.