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Balloon Fiesta Information

Information about the Duke City's biggest celebration, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.

2017 Balloon Fiesta

  • Schedule: Oct. 7-15
  • Gate Hours:
    • Mornings at 4:30 a.m.
    • Evenings at 3 p.m.
  • Tickets:
    • General Admission - $10
    • 12 & younger - Free
  • Parking:
    • Cars & Motorcycles - $15
    • Bicycles - Free

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

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Albuquerque offers many activities for fun.

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.

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Park & Ride Lots

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

  • Cottonwood Mall
    10000 Coors Bypass NW - View map
    Park in the northeast parking lot near Seven Bar Loop and Coors Bypass NW

  • Intel
    1600 Rio Rancho Blvd. SE - View map
    Use southern parking lot. Enter lot at either Westside Blvd. or 21st Street

  • Coronado Center
    6600 Menaul Blvd NE - View map
    Park at the southwest corner near San Pedro Dr. and Uptown Blvd.

  • Hoffmantown Church
    8888 Harper Road NE - View map
    Park in the northeast lot only.

  • Cliff’s Amusement Park
    4800 Osuna Rd. NE - View map
    Near San Mateo and I-25

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