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Beautiful Event!!!

Words cannot describe this awesome event!! Seeing the balloons rise up into the air is... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Catherine P
Balloons everywhere

We went to balloon fiesta park during the annual balloon fiesta. This is an amazing place with lots... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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9401 Balloon Museum Dr NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113-2151
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Words cannot describe this awesome event!! Seeing the balloons rise up into the air is breathtaking!!! We also attending the balloon glow at night and it was absolutely fantastic!!! I loved the Wells Fargo Balloon that was shaped like a stage coach. Beautiful weather to...More

1  Thank Catherine P
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went to balloon fiesta park during the annual balloon fiesta. This is an amazing place with lots of vendors to get your balloon merchandise. The field is also broken up as soccer fields when the balloons are not launching. We spent the entire 10...More

Thank TravelerCory
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful place to have the museum in Albuquerque New Mexico one the homes of the many balloon festivals around the country. Not knowing much at all about ballooning, I found this museum to be exciting and informative from the very beginning of the...More

Thank jamessheldon2223
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Balloon Fiesta Park hosted the July 4th fireworks in Albuquerque, New Mexico, after a slight scare (due to high winds) after some great food from the vendors and some great music, very nice people the town gave a firework show to remember. IT WAS SIMPLY...More

Thank jane w
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The primary event at the park is the annual balloon fiesta in the fall. Truly exceptional. Through the year, the facility hosts various events on its huge field.

Thank Ray R
Reviewed 1 June 2018

this should be on everyone's bucket list - it is fab - Hyatt was great - both day and night balloons were amazing riding in balloon was so cool even though Ive done before - going into mountains also great

5  Thank LovesSanJuan
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

If you’ve never been to the Balloon Fiesta, then you’re in for a treat. This is truly something that you won’t see anywhere else in the world. There is a reason it is an “international” festival, and it’s not just a name. Hundreds and hundreds...More

3  Thank Focused A
Reviewed 6 January 2018

A must see. Plan now for next year. Watching those balloons rise or better yet riding in one is the thrill of a lifetime. Balloons arrive from all over the world in colors that cover the rainbow. There are character balloons including Darth Vader, Yoda,...More

9  Thank Yvette J. B
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Wife and I took our 9 year old granddaughter to the 2017 Festival. We camped in the RV park, although rustic, it was perfect. Lots of port-a-lets, shuttle service worked perfectly and the venue was well organized. We had a great time!!

2  Thank George S
Reviewed 22 December 2017

The Balloon Fiesta is held on the first week in October every year. About 500 participating countries bring their balloons to the event. The balloons ascend at 7AM so you have to be there early. The best option is to park your car at one...More

6  Thank elsierael
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michelleinpdx
29 June 2018|
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They do offer rides, expensive, but would be something to always remember. Book far in advance.
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bcruz3498
9 June 2018|
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My favorite hotel in ABQ is Hotel Andaluz. It is AMAZING! ...pet friendly, I’m not sure. I know that the Townplace Suites ABQ North is clean and pet friendly with restaurants within walking distance. Happy traveling!
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ERICK D
12 May 2018|
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There are things going on every day. Sign on to their website and look at the detailed schedule. The 2018 schedule should be out by now.
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