Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Festival: Sky Spectacular

Join us for an aerial dance at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, where you'll witness hundreds of balloons painting the sky, offering both serene views and thrilling rides.

Last updated: May 2024

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For solo
For two
For groups
For families with kids
For parents and grownups

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  1. Plan Your Visit: Choose between morning and evening sessions, each offering unique experiences.
  2. Flight Booking: Secure your balloon ride in advance through Rainbow Ryders.
  3. Arrival: Arrive early to participate in or watch the inflation process.
  4. Flight: Engage in the ballooning process, from inflation to takeoff, and enjoy the sky-high views.
  5. Celebrate: After landing, partake in the traditional toast and receive your commemorative flight certificate.



5500 Alameda Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113

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Packing List

  • Layers of clothing for the cool morning and warmer day
  • Camera or phone for capturing stunning visuals
  • Comfortable footwear for exploration
  • Sun protection: hat, sunscreen, sunglasses

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Is photography allowed during flights? 
Absolutely, capturing the breathtaking views is encouraged!
What safety measures are in place? 
Comprehensive safety briefings and experienced pilots ensure a safe experience.
Can children fly? 
Yes, but age restrictions apply (5 years and older).