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Balloon Museum Special Spring Break Family Day Activities

Spring Break Family Day
Bring the whole family to the Balloon Museum on Wednesday, March 28 from 9:30am-3:00pm for kites, balloons, bubbles, gliders, entertainment and hands-on art stations!

Rise and Try Week, 2018
Spring break fun and learning for the whole family!
When
Mar 24, 2018 07:00 AM – Mar 31, 2018 06:00 PM
Where
Balloon Museum
9201 Balloon Museum Drive
Albuquerque, NM 87113
505-768-6020
Description
Saturday, March 24 through Saturday, March 31

Coinciding with APS and RRPS spring breaks is Rise and Try Week, a series of family-friendly, educational, and entertaining experiences offered by the Balloon Museum, which will be open daily, including Monday the 26th. Visit our exhibitions, experience our 4-D Theater and enjoy the North Grounds for a picnic or play time.

Kicking off the week will be Ballooning for All on March 24, 7:00 to 11:00 a.m. This balloon rally (weather permitting) for people of all abilities and special needs takes place on the Balloon Museum’s expansive and scenic North Grounds and features over 15 hot air balloons. Admission is free.

Other Rise and Try Week activities include:

Drone Race Day on Sunday, March 25, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Walk Up Workshops (3:00 to 5:00 p.m., free with paid museum admission)
Monday, March 26 – Creativity Toolbox
Tuesday, March 27 — Cookie Decorating (while supplies last) with Food Network winner Kristin Dowling of Rude Boy Cookies
Wednesday, March 28 – Iris Folding Balloon Greeting Cards
Thursday, March 29 – Adult Coloring Balloon Trading Cards
Friday, March 30 – Professional Photography Tips for your Phone
Monday March 26 through Friday March 30, guided tours of the museum’s main exhibition and our special exhibition. Arctic Air: The Bold Flight of S.A. Andrée. Free with paid museum admission. Tour times: 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
During Spring Break Family Day, March 28, 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., guests are invited to enjoy kites, balloons, bubbles, gliders, entertainment and hands-on art stations. Bring a picnic or enjoy food truck fare served on the Balloon Museum’s scenic North Grounds. Entry to all activities is included with payment of regular Balloon Museum admission fees.
The New Mexico Food Truck Festival, March 31, will bring dozens of the state’s best food trucks and craft beers to the North Grounds for a day of food, music, and family-friendly fun.
Price
Prices vary by activity. Some are free admission, and others require payment of regular museum admission prices of $1-$4 per person, or special event admission prices for NM Food Truck Festival.

Spring Break Family Day only:

Get a Family Membership to the museum for only $35 (normally $60)! Through the month of April, Family Memberships will be discounted at $45!

Applies to Family Memberships only. All other membership types will be sold at normal price.

Rise and Try Week, 2018

Spring break fun and learning for the whole family!

When

Mar 24, 2018 07:00 AM – Mar 31, 2018 06:00 PM

Where

Balloon Museum
9201 Balloon Museum Drive
AlbuquerqueNM 87113
505-768-6020

Description

Saturday, March 24 through Saturday, March 31

Coinciding with APS and RRPS spring breaks is Rise and Try Week, a series of family-friendly, educational, and entertaining experiences offered by the Balloon Museum, which will be open daily, including Monday the 26th. Visit our exhibitions, experience our 4-D Theater and enjoy the North Grounds for a picnic or play time.

Kicking off the week will be Ballooning for All on March 24, 7:00 to 11:00 a.m. This balloon rally (weather permitting) for people of all abilities and special needs takes place on the Balloon Museum’s expansive and scenic North Grounds and features over 15 hot air balloons. Admission is free.

Other Rise and Try Week activities include:

  • Drone Race Day on Sunday, March 25, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Walk Up Workshops (3:00 to 5:00 p.m., free with paid museum admission)
    • Monday, March 26 – Creativity Toolbox
    • Tuesday, March 27 — Cookie Decorating (while supplies last) with Food Network winner Kristin Dowling of Rude Boy Cookies
    • Wednesday, March 28 – Iris Folding Balloon Greeting Cards
    • Thursday, March 29 – Adult Coloring Balloon Trading Cards
    • Friday, March 30 – Professional Photography Tips for your Phone
  • Monday March 26 through Friday March 30, guided tours of the museum’s main exhibition and our special exhibition. Arctic Air: The Bold Flight of S.A. Andrée. Free with paid museum admission. Tour times: 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
  • During Spring Break Family Day, March 28, 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., guests are invited to enjoy kites, balloons, bubbles, gliders, entertainment and hands-on art stations. Bring a picnic or enjoy food truck fare served on the Balloon Museum’s scenic North Grounds. Entry to all activities is included with payment of regular Balloon Museum admission fees.
  • The New Mexico Food Truck Festival, March 31, will bring dozens of the state’s best food trucks and craft beers to the North Grounds for a day of food, music, and family-friendly fun.

Price

Prices vary by activity. Some are free admission, and others require payment of regular museum admission prices of $1-$4 per person, or special event admission prices for NM Food Truck Festival.

Happy Holidays from the Balloon Museum!

The Balloon Museum wishes you a
Happy Holiday Season!
Special Holiday Hours:
Christmas Eve: 9am-3pm*
Christmas Day: Closed
New Year’s Eve: 9am-3pm*
New Year’s Day: Closed
*Museum Shoppe closes at 1pm
Happy holidays! We wish you a blessed 2018!

Anderson Abruzzo International Balloon Museum Foundation, 9201 Balloon Museum Dr NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113

Shared Hot Air Balloon Ride Sale!



Click this Groupon Banner to locate the hot air balloon ride discount!


What You’ll Get – $299.00 service for $159!!!

After purchasing this deal, you will need to visit the website listed on your voucher to complete redemption.

Shared Hot Air Balloon Ride for One with Champagne Toast
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Jan 1, 2019. Amount paid never expires. Reservation required. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Must sign waiver. Weight limit: 250lb per person. Minimum height: 48 inches; 7 years old or older. Champagne toast included; 2-3 hour experience/1 hour in the air. One voucher per person required. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Albuquerque Balloon Rides
Imagine floating 1,000 feet above Albuquerque. Below, the Rio Grande flows through a verdant landscape of willow shrubs and cottonwood trees, while to the east, the Sandia Mountains glow orange from the sunlight. Albuquerque Balloon Rides creates remarkable experiences like these, offering hot-air balloon rides throughout the Albuquerque region and beyond.

Balloon Fiesta Family Day Fun!

Sunday October 15, from 5:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Your Family Day Ticket Includes:
Exclusive Indoor and Outdoor Viewing of the Fiesta Field
Admission to the Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum
Access to the Tim Anderson 4D Theater & brand new Weather Lab
Interactive Activities for the whole family to enjoy
Food available for purchase
Family Day Tickets
$5 per person, $15 parking pass
Anderson Abruzzo International Balloon Museum Foundation, 9201 Balloon Museum Dr NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113

Boots and Badges Balloon Glow – Rio Rancho, NM

Boots and Badges Balloon Glow

Boots and Badges Balloon Glow

Balloons & Breakfast at the Balloon Museum

Balloons & Breakfast

Experience the world’s largest ballooning event from the comfort of the beautiful Balloon Museum. Enjoy a delicious catered buffet meal inside the Balloon Museum’s glass enclosed Gallery. The Balloon Museum offers the THE BEST VIEW of the Mass Ascensions and Balloon Glows in Albuquerque and we would love to share it with you!

Your VIP Viewing Event ticket includes:

  • Fully catered Buffet with beverages. Cash bar available in the evening.
  • Exclusive Indoor Gallery Dining and Viewing overlooking Balloon Fiesta Park.
  • Outdoor Balcony Setting for Prime Viewing and Taking Photos.
  • One official 2017 collectible Pin PER PERSON.
  • Admission to the Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum.
  • 10% Discount for Shopping at the Museum Shoppe.
  • FREE shuttle service to/from Balloon Museum to Fiesta Field.
  • One Museum Lot Parking Pass for the Balloon Museum parking lot per Registration.
  • Ticket does NOT include admission into Fiesta Field. (Tickets available for purchase at Balloon Museum Gift Shoppe)

Tickets for each event are $65 for adults and $29 for children ages 2-12 years old. 

Purchase your tickets while they are available!  Click on your preferred day & time below or call 505-880-0500 for Group Rates or General Ticketing.  Call today for 10% discount code for Museum Members and Military Members. Event is rain or shine.  Tickets are nonrefundable. 

Sick of doing everything online? Call or email Sarah at 505-880-0500 or sarah.hough@balloonmuseum.com.

40% of the cost of this ticket is considered a donation to the Anderson-Abruzzo International Balloon Museum Foundation. Thank you for your purchase. 

SATURDAY MORNING – 10/7/2017

SUNDAY MORNING – 10/8/2017

WEDNESDAY MORNING – 10/11/2017

THURSDAY MORNING – 10/12/2017

FRIDAY MORNING – 10/13/2017

SATURDAY MORNING 10/14/2017

Dine & Glow Dinner at the Balloon Museum

Dine & Glow Dinner

Experience the world’s largest ballooning event from the comfort of the beautiful Balloon Museum. Enjoy a delicious catered buffet meal inside the Balloon Museum’s glass enclosed Gallery. The Balloon Museum offers the THE BEST VIEW of the Mass Ascensions and Balloon Glows in Albuquerque and we would love to share it with you!

Your VIP Viewing Event ticket includes:

  • Fully catered Buffet with beverages. Cash bar available in the evening.
  • Exclusive Indoor Gallery Dining and Viewing overlooking Balloon Fiesta Park.
  • Outdoor Balcony Setting for Prime Viewing and Taking Photos.
  • One official 2017 collectible Pin PER PERSON.
  • Admission to the Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum.
  • 10% Discount for Shopping at the Museum Shoppe.
  • FREE shuttle service to/from Balloon Museum to Fiesta Field.
  • One Museum Lot Parking Pass for the Balloon Museum parking lot per Registration.
  • Ticket does NOT include admission into Fiesta Field. (Tickets available for purchase at Balloon Museum Gift Shoppe)

Tickets for each event are $65 for adults and $29 for children ages 2-12 years old. 

Purchase your tickets while they are available!  Click on your preferred day & time below or call 505-880-0500 for Group Rates or General Ticketing.  Call today for 10% discount code for Museum Members and Military Members. Event is rain or shine.  Tickets are nonrefundable. 

Sick of doing everything online? Call or email Sarah at 505-880-0500 or sarah.hough@balloonmuseum.com

40% of the cost of this ticket is considered a donation to the Anderson-Abruzzo International Balloon Museum Foundation. Thank you for your purchase. 

SATURDAY EVENING – 10/7/2017

SUNDAY EVENING – 10/8/2017 

THURSDAY EVENING – 10/12/2017

 FRIDAY EVENING – 10/13/2017

SATURDAY EVENING – 10/14/2017

SUNDAY EVENING 10/15/2017

Great American Duck Race

38th Annual
Great American Duck Race
August 24th – 27th, 2017
McKinley Duck Downs, Courthouse Park, Deming, New Mexico

Schedule is tenative. Subject to change.

Thursday, August 25

6:30pm Mizkan Duck Royalty Pageants Voier’s “Pit” Park Ampitheater

Friday, August 26
4 pm Carnival Courthouse Park
All Day (some open) Duck Mart/Vendors Courthouse Park
4-8 pm First Financial Credit Union Entertainment/Stage Area Courthouse Park
6:30pm Mizkan Sponsor Party/Dinner Deming Elks Lodge #2750 (3401 Raymond Reed Blvd)

Saturday, August 27

All Day Carnival Courthouse Park
All Day Duck Mart/Vendors Courthouse Park
All Day Slow Pitch Tournament Hooten Complex
7am Solitaire Homes Hot Air Balloon Mass Ascension Deming Soccer Field
9am-2pm Desert Classics Car Show District Court Parking Lot on Poplar & Platinum (Angel Vasquez 575-694-4647)
10am PNM Tournament of Ducks Parade Downtown Deming
10am Great American Horseshoe Tournament Courthouse Park (Tommy Esquivel 575-494-1890)
10am-6pm St. Clair Winery Wine & Beer Garden Courthouse Park
11am-2 pm 1st United Methodist Church Barbecue Granite & Buckeye – delivery available- 546-2791
12N-8p First Financial Credit Union Entertainment/Stage Area Courthouse Park
12N-4 pm ($5 entry) Live Duck Race/Water Race McKinley Duck Downs
2pm Amigo’s Great American Tortilla Toss Poplar Street
5:30pm Great American Outhouse Race Silver Street
5:30-7pm ($5 entry) Evening Duck Race/Water Race McKinley Duck Downs
**Pets, with the exception of service animals with paperwork, are not allowed at the Park.

Sunday, August 28
All Day Carnival Courthouse Park
All Day Duck Mart/Vendors Courthouse Park
All Day Slow Pitch Tournament Hooten Complex
7am Solitaire Homes Hot Air Balloon Mass Ascension Deming Soccer Field
10 am Great American Washers Tournament Courthouse Park (Tommy Esquivel 575-494-1890)
12N-6pm St. Clair Winery Wine & Beer Garden Courthouse Park
12N-6p First Financial Credit Union Entertainment/Stage Area Courthouse Park
12N ($5 entry) Live Duck Race/Water Race McKinley Duck Downs
3pm Duck Race eliminations/finals McKinley Duck Downs
**Pets, with the exception of service animals with paperwork, are not allow at the Park. Pets can be left at the kennel. Donations appreciated.

2017 Elephant Butte Balloon Regatta

Date/Time
Date(s) – Saturday August 19, 2017 – Sunday August 20, 2017
6:45 am – 10:00 am

Location
Elephant Butte Lake State Park, Highway 195, Elephant Butte

Contact: Jimmy McCarthy | Elephant Butte Balloon Regatta Organization
505-510-3009
info@ebbr.org

 

website
Held at the main area of Elephant Butte Lake State Park and around Elephant Butte.

Hot air balloons rise from the beach and fly over the lake each morning, weather permitting. Mass ascension and balloon glows.

Cost: park entrance fee or park pass