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Balloon Fiesta Park

Information about Balloon Fiesta Park.

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Balloon Fiesta Park is home to the Golf and Event Center, the Sid Cutter Pilots' Pavilion and the Anderson Abruzzo Balloon Museum. In addition to being home to the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta every October, Balloon Fiesta Park is also home to many great annual events throughout the year.

Many Uses

The Premier Park of Albuquerque, the Balloon Fiesta Park is utilized year round for events such as:

  • Ballooning
  • Sports practices and game
  • Golf practice
  • Model aircraft flying
  • Movie productions
  • Weddings
  • Graduation Parties
  • Walks and runs
  • Bicycle racing
  • Company picnics
  • Concerts
  • Special Events

November 1 through August 31, the Golf and Event Center, Sid Cutter Pilots' Pavilion and The Launch Field are open for events and activities. The entire park, including indoor facilities, are available for rent for both public and private events.

View Rental Inquiry Form

Dogs and other pets are not allowed on the Balloon Fiesta Park unless in conjunction with a special event that has made prior arrangements with City Staff.

Launch Field

The Launch Field at Balloon Fiesta Park offers a large space perfect for recreational and sporting events. With broad open spaces and paths, the Launch Field is perfect for events looking to have fun, raise money for a good cause, or just enjoy the outdoors. The Launch Field is home to numerous fun runs, sporting events, flying events  and festivals. The joint-use, 47-acre balloon Launch Field has space for over 20 game fields. Informal use of the park is free, though the park is often closed for special events. For more information on our daily user guidelines, view them here.

All rental facilities are available 10 months of the year except during the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta (September 1 - October 31). For more information on renting, contact the Balloon Fiesta Park Rental Office.

Balloon Fiesta Park reservation information

The Golf Center at Balloon Fiesta Park

Enjoy majestic views as you practice your golf skills. Thirty-five lit tee boxes are available with distances up to 400 yards for day or night driving practice. The Pitch & Putt 6-hole course offers fairways that are 65-185 yards in length, practice putting, and chipping on the greens.

Pitch & Putt is a perfect course to learn the basics. The Golf Center offers youth programs that include golf camps and 1/2 price Pitch & Putt. In the summer, 6-hole, hole-in-one, and longest drive competitions are offered to all.

Visit our retail shop for all your golfing needs, including club re-gripping, equipment rentals and golf accessories.

Albuquerque Golf Center