Balloon Fiesta ranks among country’s best cultural festivals

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New Mexicans won’t be surprised by this next story: USA Today ranks the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta as one of the country’s 10 Best Cultural Festivals. 

The Balloon Fiesta took the third spot behind the nationwide Water Lantern Festival and Kutztown Folk Festival in Pennsylvania. 

A panel of experts partnered with editors to pick 20 nominees. The winners were chosen by popular vote.

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