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Take ABQ RIDE to Freedom Fourth Celebration at Balloon Fiesta Park

Take ABQ RIDE to the Celebration and Avoid the Traffic

When

This event has already happened.
Jul 04, 2017
03:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Where

Balloon Fiesta Park
Balloon Fiesta Pkwy NE
Albuquerque, NM 87113
505-821-1000

Description

Two Park and Ride locations will once again provide bus service to and from the celebration. On the Westside, the parking area is at Cottonwood Mall, just off 7 Bar Loop Rd NW. This is the parking area on the north side of the mall, between Old Navy and Regal Cinemas Cottonwood 16. The traditional Eastside parking location will continue at Coronado Center (west of Dick’s Sporting Goods on San Pedro, south of Menaul).

Bus service to Freedom Fourth will start at 3:00 p.m. and end at 8 p.m.  Return trips to the two Park and Ride locations at Coronado Center and Cottonwood Mall will begin immediately after the conclusion of the fireworks show, with the last bus leaving Balloon Fiesta Park at 11 p.m.

Round-trip cost for riding the bus is:

  • $1 for adults 
  • 35 cents for honored citizens (62 years and older and disabled) and students ages 10-18
  • Children nine and under ride free
  • Cash only
  • Exact change is needed and bus passes will not be honored for this event.

The following is allowed at Balloon Fiesta Park and on the Park and Ride buses:

Sealed plastic containers, blankets, strollers, umbrellas, picnic food and small compact chairs. Coolers and picnic baskets are subject to search prior to loading onto the Park and Ride buses. 

The following will not be allowed at Balloon Fiesta Park or on the Park and Ride buses:

Pets, alcoholic beverages, glass containers, weapons, fireworks, and open containers. You also cannot bring B-B-Q grills, camp stoves or other cooking devices or pop-up tents.

Price

Round-trip cost for riding the bus is:
$1 for adults
35 cents for honored citizens (62 years and older and disabled) and students ages 10-18
Children nine and under ride free
Cash only
Exact change is needed and bus passes will not be honored for this event.

Contact

Rick DeReyes
505-724-3100