Is the 2021 Albuquerque Balloon Festival Cancelled?
Following year of uncertainty, 2021 Balloon Fiesta makes spectacular return. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Following the cancellation of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta in 2020 due to COVID-19, this year’s 49th event has returned hot air balloons to the skies.
How much does it cost to get into the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta?
Albuquerque, NM -The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, announced that general admission tickets for the 49thevent, set to take place October 2-10, will go on sale July 2, 2021….Tickets for 49th Balloon Fiesta to go on Sale July 2.
|Single-Session Adult (13 years & older)||$15|
|Adult (includes admission and parking)||$125|
|Child (4-12 years)||$65|
What are the dates of the Albuquerque Balloon Festival 2021?
Oct 2, 2021 – Oct 10, 2021
2021 Balloon Fiesta Live!/Date
Is Albuquerque having the Balloon Fiesta this year?
OCTOBER 1-9, 2022.
Where should I stay for the Balloon Fiesta?
We’ve identified the top hotels near Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta ….
- Sandia Resort And Casino.
- Hilton Garden Inn Albuquerque/Journal Center.
- Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North.
- Drury Inn & Suites Albuquerque North.
What time should I get to Balloon Fiesta?
When should I arrive at Balloon Fiesta Park? Since crowds for some of our events are in excess of 80,000 people, arriving sooner is better. For weekend events, plan to arrive at the park by 4:00-4:30 am. During evening events, try to be at the park by 4:00 pm.
How much do you tip for a balloon ride?
Should we tip our balloon pilot and chase crew? Like all service providers, a gratuity is always appreciated. A typical tip would be 10% of the total price. You’ve heard it before, “If you like the ride, tip your guide”.
Why is the Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque?
The Balloon Fiesta began in 1972 as the highlight of a 50th birthday celebration for 770 KOB Radio. Radio station manager Dick McKee asked Sid Cutter, owner of Cutter Flying Service and the first person to own a hot air balloon in New Mexico, if KOB could use his new hot-air balloon as part of the festivities.
How long is the balloon ride in Albuquerque?
About 2.5 – 3 hours
Total Time: About 2.5 – 3 hours Experience the scenic Rio Grande and enchanting southwest vistas like never before with an estimated one-hour balloon flight.
Is the Albuquerque Balloon Festival worth it?
If you’re in town for several days during the Balloon Fiesta, these events are fun for the whole family and definitely worth checking out. They also often have smaller crowds than the Mass Ascensions, making them a great alternative if you’re looking for a smaller and more intimate event.
Can you ride in a hot air balloon at the Albuquerque balloon Festival?
Hi, yes you can ride a hot air balloon during our Balloon Fiesta as well as watch!