October 3 - 11

COVID-19 Update

Our team's most recent update can be found here

The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is thankful for our pilots, crew and supporters around the world, we hope you are all well during this difficult time. The COVID-19 virus has affected us all and our team is working remotely, practicing social distancing while continuing to plan to launch the 49th event on October 3, 2020. We are in regular communication with government officials about best practices to ensure the health and safety of all our participants and guests.   

Matt Guthrie, President, Board of Directors and Paul Smith, Executive Director of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, have shared their insights through an update on our website.

Until we resume our in-office operations, feel free to visit our online gift shop or connect with us through social media on FacebookInstagram and Twitter. You can also join our newsletter mailing list for important monthly updates, you can sign up at the bottom of this page. If you have any questions about this year’s event, please feel free to leave a message at our office 505-821-1000 or email balloons@balloonfiesta.com, we’ll be sure to get back to you promptly.

Tickets for the 2020 event, October 3 through 11, are on sale and we look forward to seeing you in October!

An Event Like No Other

For nine days in October, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta® creates an enchanted world of special-shaped balloon rodeos, twilight balloon glows, and vibrant balloon-filled skies. Brisk autumn mornings in the Rio Grande Valley create an otherworldly backdrop for the breathtaking majesty of our most popular event, Mass Ascension of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta®.

For 9 Days

In October the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta® creates an enchanted world of special shape
balloon rodeos, twilight balloon glows, and vibrant balloon-filled skies.

Read More

iconC-0001.png

588

Hot Air Balloons

iconB.png

866,414

Guests attended in 9 days

iconA.png

671

Pilots From Across the World

Latest News

Entertainment

Wide Variety of Performances
2020_Time_Flies.jpg

Connect

#BALLOONFIESTA

Get Here

Transportation services to the park include convenient Fiesta Express Park & Ride Service and Bike Valet. Balloon Fiesta® public parking sites are also available, and guests are encouraged to purchase advance admission tickets to avoid lines at the gates.

Read More