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Balloon Fiesta Information

Information about Albuquerque's biggest celebration.

2014 Balloon Fiesta

  • Schedule: Oct. 4-12
  • Gate Hours:
    • Mornings at 4:30 a.m.
    • Evenings at 3:30 p.m.
  • Advance Admission:
    • 13 and older - $12
    • 12 and younger - Free

    The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta attracts balloonists and thousands of spectators from around the world.

    The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta attracts balloonists and thousands of spectators from around the world.

    The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta attracts balloonists and thousands of spectators from around the world.

    The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta attracts balloonists and thousands of spectators from around the world.

    Park & Ride

    Park & Ride includes parking at one of several locations throughout Albuquerque, bus to and from Balloon Fiesta Park, and admission for one Balloon Fiesta session.

    More Park & Ride information.

    Park & Ride Lots

    Park & Ride service not available on Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday sessions.

    Northeast

    • 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 in southwest corner near San Pedro.

    West Side

    • Intel
      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

    More Information

    While You're Here

    There's plenty to do in Albuquerque after the balloons have come down for the morning.

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