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Volunteer at the Balloon Museum during Fiesta

Volunteer with us during the 2019 Balloon Fiesta!

For balloon fiesta week in old town

The Balloon Museum is directly adjacent to Balloon Fiesta Park, and we attract nearly 25,000 visitors during the annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta®.

The Balloon Museum will begin recruiting volunteers in summer, 2019, to support our operations during Fiesta 2019, and we invite you to join our team. For nine days each October, Albuquerque skies are painted with hundreds of hot-air balloons during the world's largest ballooning event. Join us as a volunteer and have the best view of Fiesta!

What Volunteer Opportunities are Available?

  • Welcome Crew (Greeters and Info Booth)
  • Museum Shoppe Assistants
  • Theater Ushers
  • Shuttle Cart Drivers
  • Cafe Hosts
  • Remote Controlled Hot Air Balloon Crew
  • and More!

Steps to Volunteer at the Balloon Museum during Fiesta

Complete our online registration form:

  • Coming in Summer, 2019

Volunteer Requirements

  • For new volunteers, pass a background check. This process will be initiated by the museum when you register to volunteer with us.
  • Complete a volunteer orientation at the Balloon Museum prior to Balloon Fiesta. Multiple dates will be offered to those who register. All volunteers must attend at least one of these sessions. All sessions take place at the Balloon Museum.
  • Commit to, and work, at least four (4) shifts during Balloon Fiesta.

Volunteers are supplied with a name tag, t-shirt, parking pass, training/orientation, and supervision. In addition, all volunteers are invited to attend an appreciation breakfast on the last Sunday of Fiesta at the Balloon Museum.


Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Rachel Zulevi, at [email protected], or 505-768-6098.