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Balloon Fiesta Information

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

2016 Balloon Fiesta

  • Schedule: Oct. 1-9
  • 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.

Northeast

  • Hoffmantown Church
    8888 Harper NE - View map
    Park in the northeast lot.
  • Airport Parking I-25 & Sunport
    1501 Aircraft SE - View map
  • Coronado Mall
    6600 Menaul NE - View map
    Park in southwest corner near San Pedro

West Side

  • Intel
    1600 Rio Rancho SE, Rio Rancho - View map
    Park in southern lot.
  • Cottonwood Mall - Northeast parking lot
    10000 Coors Bypass NW - View map

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