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Flying High with Our Exclusive Cow Hot Air Balloon Pin at the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta


There’s something enchanting about the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta – the vividly colored hot air balloons ascending into the clear New Mexico skies create an awe-inspiring spectacle. Among these vibrant balloons, one iconic favorite stands out: the Cow Hot Air Balloon. Inspired by the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta and the charm of Dutch landscapes, we’ve brought you a unique treasure – a Cow Hot Air Balloon pin, featuring quintessential Dutch tulips and windmills. In this blog post, we’ll take you on a journey to discover the story behind this special pin, from its inception in the picturesque town of Rekken, Netherlands, to its debut at the Fiesta.

The Birth of the Idea in Rekken, Netherlands:

Rekken, a quaint town in the Netherlands, is known for its picturesque windmill and vibrant fields of flowers. It was in this idyllic setting that the inspiration for our Cow Hot Air Balloon pin was born. Surrounded by the natural beauty of tulips and the rustic charm of windmills, we envisioned a pin that would pay homage to both Dutch culture and the beloved Cow Hot Air Balloon from the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta.

The Making of the Cow Hot Air Balloon Pin:

Creating a pin that encapsulated the essence of Dutch scenery and the whimsy of a cow-shaped hot air balloon required attention to detail and craftsmanship. In our video, you can witness the intricate process behind bringing this vision to life. Skilled artisans meticulously crafted each element, from the cow balloon’s delightful form to the vibrant tulip fields and the iconic windmills. Every detail was designed to capture the heartwarming spirit of the Fiesta and the beauty of Dutch landscapes.

The Significance of the Cow Hot Air Balloon:

The Cow Hot Air Balloon is a beloved and recognizable figure at the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta, capturing the imaginations of attendees year after year. Its playful design and vibrant colors make it a favorite among both children and adults. By incorporating this iconic balloon into our pin, we aim to celebrate the joy and wonder of the Fiesta, bridging the gap between Dutch and American ballooning enthusiasts.

Trading and Collecting at the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta:

The Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta is not just about watching balloons; it’s also about the joy of trading and collecting balloon-themed memorabilia. Our Cow Hot Air Balloon pin is the perfect addition to your collection, a unique piece that reflects your love for both the Fiesta and Dutch culture. So, when you attend this year’s Fiesta, be sure to bring your pins and join in the excitement of trading.


Our Cow Hot Air Balloon pin, with its Dutch tulips, windmills, and playful design, is a delightful memento that bridges the gap between two worlds – the picturesque landscapes of the Netherlands and the vibrant skies of the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta. It’s a symbol of the universal joy that hot air balloons bring to people of all backgrounds. So, whether you’re a seasoned collector or a first-time attendee, don’t miss the chance to add this special pin to your collection and wear it proudly as you immerse yourself in the magic of the Fiesta.

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