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Reserving Balloon Fiesta Park

Information about reserving Balloon Fiesta Park.

Rent Balloon Fiesta Park

To reserve Balloon Fiesta Park, please contact us.

Reservations are not approved until written confirmation is issued by the Parks and Recreation Department.

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For gatherings large and small, Balloon Fiesta Park is a great venue!

Much of the park has excellent access to utilities and parking is plentiful.

Park Schedule

The park is closed September and October of each year for the annual Balloon Fiesta.

Park Rental Details

There is a $100 non-refundable application  fee when the application is submitted to reserve the desired date.

Rental applications must be received at least 45 days before your event or 30 days for small events. An expedited application fee may be charged.

Some events require additional review and approval by other City departments or the Balloon Fiesta Park Commission. Staff can help schedule these appointments.

Insurance may also be required.

More Information

Balloon Fiesta Park Rental Fees

Areas of the Park Non-Profit Sponsor For-Profit Business
Landscaped Areas in the Park
Typically, use of adjacent parking and the vendor’s concourse are considered part of the Park Usage Fee.
Area B - Eastdale Little League
Use of eight grass fields (excluding concession building).
Maximum $2,000 per day. Minimum $4,000 per day.
Area D –Northern Launch Field Area
Entire area (all 16-24 game fields).

Maximum $2,500 per day.

Adjacent parking is free.

Minimum $5,000 per day.

Adjacent parking is free.

Area D – Use of individual Grass Panel Areas

Minimum charge of $375.

  • Use of more than six fields will require an additional $100 per game field.
  • Small events (picnics, weddings, etc.) or if only one game field or equivalent-size area is used, a fee of $250 will be charged.

Minimum charge of $750.

  • Use of more than six fields will require an additional $150 per game field.
  • Small events (picnics, weddings, etc.) or if only one game field or equivalent-size area is used, a fee of $300 will be charged.
Area E – Vendor Concourse Only Minimum $250 plus application fee. Minimum $250 plus application fee.
Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum Contact museum >> Contact museum >>
Parking Lots
For events that are held in parking lots only.

Small Parking Lots

  • Areas less than 5 acres in size
  • For long-term leases (more than two weeks), a minimum of $75 per day is charged.
Maximum $150 per day. Minimum $150 per day.

Large Parking Lots

  • Areas more than 5 acres in size
  • For long-term leases (more than two weeks), a minimum of $100 per day will be charged.
Maximum $300 per day. Minimum $1,000 per day.
Recreational Vehicle Use Areas

Area I
Nazareth Landfill - President’s Compound

About 120 RV spaces.

Minimum $500 per event.

Use of this area is only allowed as part of scheduled event.

Minimum $500 per event.

Use of this area is only allowed as part of scheduled event.

Other Charges

Reserving all Available Areas in the Park –

Excludes Balloon Museum, Golf Center area, Los Angeles landfill and areas under construction.

Maximum $10,000 per day or as negotiated. Minimum $30,000 per day or as negotiated.

Stage on the Field

The stage on east side of field can be used at no cost though it can not be used for concerts.

$250 fee to setup the stage for an event. $250 fee to setup the stage for an event.

Fiesta on the Green Banquet Facility

Banquet room - $400/day (includes $100 non-refundable application fee)

  • Seating for 230 people
  • Bar area
  • Large screen TV available for PowerPoint presentations
  • Outdoor patio with gazebo, pergola, and fire pit
  • Upper Outdoor Deck - $200/day (includes $100 non-refundable application fee)
  • Capacity 300 people
  • Half covered with canopy
  • Only tables and chairs are provided with rental
  • No cooking facilities
  • Latest rental time ends at midnight
  • The banquet facility is closed during the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta; September 1 - October 31 yearly

Download the Fiesta on the Green application here!

Contact Stephen Madrid for booking information - 768-6044, [email protected],

or, Elaine McGivern for booking information - 768-6062, [email protected]

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