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Elephant Butte Balloon Regatta

August 21-23, 2020

Elephant Butte Balloon Regatta
Annually: varies
Cost: state park entrance fee


2019 Balloon Regatta Schedule of Events:

**All events are weather dependent

Friday September 13:
7-8:30am am—Pilots inflate on Lions Beach
7-9am—Tether Rides ($25 per Adult, $15 per Kid)

Saturday September 14:
7-8:30am am—Pilots inflate on Lions Beach
7-9am—Tether Rides ($25 per Adult, $15 per Kid)
7-9am-Large Basket Rides ($200 per person, limit 10 per ride – book online or call 866-359-8329 to arrange)
7:30-9pm: Balloon Glow at Sierra del Rio Golf Course – Tether Rides ($30 per Adult, $20 per Kid)

Sunday September 14:
7-8:30am — Pilots inflate on Lions Beach
7-9am—Tether Rides ($25 per Adult, $15 per Kid)
7-9am-Large Basket Rides ($200 per person, limit 10 per ride – book online or call 866-359-8329 to arrange)

Elephant Butte Balloon Regatta - photo by Haley Woolf

Elephant Butte Balloon Regatta 2016 - a balloon touches down on Highway 195

Elephant Butte Balloon Regatta 2016 - several hot air balloons over Elephant Butte Lake

Elephant Butte Balloon Regatta 2016 - hot air balloons in the sky over the lake

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