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Balloon Fiesta Park

9401 Balloon Museum Dr NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113-2151
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Baloon festiival

this should be on everyone's bucket list - it is fab - Hyatt was great - both day and night... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
LovesSanJuan
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Very Big Place

If you’ve never been to the Balloon Fiesta, then you’re in for a treat. This is truly something... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Focused A
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9401 Balloon Museum Dr NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113-2151
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

1  Thank LovesSanJuan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

2  Thank Focused A
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Reviewed 5 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

7  Thank Yvette J. B
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Reviewed 3 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
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Reviewed 21 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

5  Thank elsierael
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Reviewed 1 December 2017

This place is very nice to go to for Hot air balloons and other events. Anytime you can go to this place it is a great and fun!

Thank Jacqueline M
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

You just can’t imagine how exciting it is until you see it with your own eyes! It was our first time to see over 500 balloons ascending one by one. It was amazing and beautiful! We joined the Gondola Club for the evening and it...More

3  Thank yumikoc382
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

Gondola Club – purchased Sun am tickets as it was our only time we could experience Balloon Fiesta (we arrived Abq Sat) Balloon Fiesta is an unforgettable, magical experience. Be prepared, it was freezing cold (you will need hats/scarf/gloves/winter jacket). Some folks were huddled in...More

11  Thank plushkin_inna
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

There is nothing quite like standing in the middle of hundreds of hot air balloons inflating & launching in the blue skies of an early October morning in NM! It is full of wonder, excitement with good & fun. If you have not been, it...More

2  Thank tripleplay423
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

enormous fun and beautiful sight...come early (4:30 AM) and see the particularly interesting way balloons are prepared for flight...talk to the balloonists, a unique clique of people, witness one of the most colorful sights in recent memory as 800 technicolor and playful ovals fill the...More

1  Thank norbuls
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bcruz3498
9 June 2018|
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Response from Focused A | Reviewed this property |
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
11 May 2018|
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Response from JohnandJaneS | Reviewed this property |
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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Amy Z
27 March 2018|
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Response from LifeLoving | Reviewed this property |
The weather varies, sometime cold (not freezing), sometime raining, sometime 70 degrees so just watch the weather and come prepared. since the balloon fiest starts at 5AM it can be quite chilly but typically by 9-10 you are... More
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