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Balloon Fiesta Events

Experience these great events during Balloon Fiesta.

For information about the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

After the Balloons

The fiesta continues across the city after the balloons have come down for the morning! Enjoy Albuquerque's rich culture and history with these events. 

Old Town During Balloon Fiesta

Historic Old Town will be full of live music during Balloon Fiesta Week in Old Town as we feature local, cultural performances daily showcasing our City's talent. Shop 'til you drop! Support local and enjoy more than 80 local businesses while in Old Town for everything from beautiful paintings and jewelry to souvenirs, salsa, and much more.

Balloon Fiesta Week Events in Old Town

Balloon Museum During Balloon Fiesta

The Balloon Museum is the world's premier balloon museum facility dedicated to the art, culture, science, history, sport and spectacle of ballooning. The museum, which opened in 2005, features one of the world’s finest collections of ballooning equipment and memorabilia. Enjoy special programs and events for all ages!

Balloon Museum During Balloon Fiesta

Things to Do, Food + Drinks, Places to Stay

In Albuquerque, diverse cultures, authentic art and dynamic traditions have helped shape our centuries-old story. No matter your interests, the city has countless opportunities for you to explore.

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City Events During the Balloon Fiesta

Enjoy these City-sponsored events taking place around Albuquerque during Balloon Fiesta.

Tour Casa San Ysidro

Jul 16, 2024 from 01:30 PM to 02:30 PM
Casa San Ysidro: The Gutiérrez / Minge House, Albuquerque Museum's historic house and property in Corrales, will schedule your group for a guided tour by reservation only. Times vary; see description for times.

Gallery Tours

Jul 16, 2024 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM
Meet at the front desk to join a one-hour, docent-led tour of Albuquerque Museum galleries.

Sculpture Garden Tours

Jul 17, 2024 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Take a stroll through Albuquerque Museum's outdoor sculpture gardens, led by a knowledgeable docent

Old Town Walking Tours

Jul 18, 2024 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Take a historic stroll through Old Town, led by a knowledgeable Albuquerque Museum docent

Family Art Workshops

Jul 20, 2024 from 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM
Stop by the Albuquerque Museum School during your visit to make an art project. We welcome families to the Museum with weekly opportunities to get creative together.