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Albuquerque, NM
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Balloon Fiesta Park
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first visit was in 2015. We came at 4:00AM and had no trouble in seeing everything the Fiesta had to offer. We particularly enjoyed seeing the early morning balloon glows. As it became light, there were hundreds of balloons floating in the air. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
7  Thank Marty B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was parked in entry driveway overnight when they closed the gates and said that they had no place to put ourselves and at least 20 other RV’s that were in line. They said that they would find a place for the next day after the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 776ronaldc
Reviewed 12 December 2018

The balloon fest in Albuquerque is amazing. Book your room early and plan on spending at least 3 days at the event. You will need all the days since the balloons don't fly if it is too windy. Recommend parking early since parking fills up...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Roving556431
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Rather than fight the crowds we decided to stay in a hotel near the launch site. We got up at dawn and watched the balloons ascend from the hotel parking lot.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Valrie S
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

Visited balloon fiesta for the first time this year with 3 other adults, an infant, and a toddler. Listened to others' recommendations, bought tickets online, and used the Park and Ride. Ended up waiting over 2 hours for a bus despite arriving at 5:30 and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jenniferbrwi
Reviewed 15 November 2018

Great variety of balloons and attractions; only drawback was the crowds. We waited 2 hours for the bus to get to the festival and 1 hour to leave.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TLV12345
Reviewed 7 November 2018

What an amazing experience! We thoroughly enjoyed the balloon fiesta - even being there at 6:00 a.m.! We stayed at a house approximately 2 miles from the festival and decided to walk there instead of driving as the streets nearby tend to get jammed. Everyone...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank linda14150
Reviewed 6 November 2018

It was such a unique and amazing experience. There is nothing keeping you from walking right up to the balloons.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Erin D
Reviewed 3 November 2018

This is one of my favorite occasions in October in New Mexico. It is epic! There are special shape balloons and a balloon glow at night.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lisa N
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

1. If you have an RV, make reservations and stay in the fiesta grounds RV park. And you can walk or shuttle to the field and avoid traffic. Make your reservation far in advance. 2. On Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday there are only morning sessions...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Tomas42
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