Information about Albuquerque's biggest celebration.
2012 Balloon Fiesta
- Schedule: Oct. 6-14
- Gate Hours:
- Mornings at 4:30 a.m.
- Evenings at 3 p.m.
- 13 and older - $8
- 12 and younger - Free
- Parking: $10 per vehicle for general parking
The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta attracts balloonists and thousands of spectators from around the world.
- More Balloon Fiesta information.
- Telephone: (505) 821-1000
Park & Ride
Park & Ride lots are available throughout Albuquerque.
Park & Ride Lots
Park & Ride service not available on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday morning sessions.
- Hoffmantown Church
8888 Harper NE - Map
Park in the northeast lot.
- Cliff’s Amusement Park
4800 Osuna NE - Map
- Coronado Mall
6600 Menaul NE - Map
Park on southwest corner near San Pedro.
1600 Rio Rancho SE, Rio Rancho - Map
Park in southern lot.
- Lowe's Lot at Unser Crossing
Southwest corner of Central and Unser SW- Map
While You're Here
There's plenty to do in Albuquerque after the balloons have come down for the morning.