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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! VISIT OUR WEBSITE Anderson Abruzzo International Balloon Museum Foundation, 9201 Balloon Museum Dr NE, […]

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 […]

Balloon Museum Adopts New Compelling Mission

Strategic Planning for our Second Decade Moves Upward and Onward How Will We Inspire You? Since it opened in 2005, the Balloon Museum has welcomed nearly one million visitors from Albuquerque and many other communities in New Mexico, as well as from across the country and around the world. As we continue into our […]

Rail Fiesta combo pass available for Balloon Fiesta weekends

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. —New Mexico Rail Runner Express has a partnership with Balloon Fiesta, allowing spectators to avoid traveling by car.

It is called the “Rail Fiesta Combo Pass.”

“With that pass, they get the train ticket, they get their ticket onto the shuttle, and the ticket into the event, so that’s one way to avoid […]

Balloon Fiesta: Tips for attending and viewing

Enjoy Albuquerque’s unique experience of watching Balloon Fiesta’s 500+ mass ascension from Balloon Fiesta Park with these helpful tips:

Get out there early. Everyone says to do it and it’s true. If you arrive at the field as mass ascension is ago, you may not make it into the park. Hundreds of cars are trying […]

Balloon Museum “Double Eagle” Newsletter September 2016

Hello and Welcome! Autumn time in Albuquerque can be truly magical with the changing of the leaves and the smell of roasting green chile. We hope everyone is making time to get outside and enjoy the beauty of autumn! Give yourself a pat on the back for making it through a record hot summer. […]

Buddy’s Ballooning Adventure

Buddy’s Ballooning Adventure – A special tribute to world renowned balloonist Buddy Bombard, an inspiration for a new major exhibit at the Balloon Museum. Join us and learn more as we celebrate the innovation and joy brought to the world and how adventurous journeys become a great “storybook” for all to enjoy. Help Us […]

See Red, White & Balloons on TV!

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Red, White & Balloons at the Balloon Museum will be fun for the whole family!

Our EXCLUSIVE Stars-N-Stripes Reserved Ticket Dinner is almost sold out and Lawn Tickets are going fast!

Book NOW! Click HERE to purchase your tickets! […]

Holidays Take Flight! FREE Event for the family!


9th Annual Family Day Sunday, December 6, 11am-3pm. FREE admission.

Decorate balloon cookies and make balloon ornaments! Great live music! Including, Enchantment Handbells, Susie Tallman & Friends, Sing-along Holiday Songs & Manzano High School Choir!

Santa visits the Balloon Museum in a balloon gondola!

Hot Chocolate and lunch for sale […]

Hot off the paw press! Furry Friends Fiesta Day! Free Event!

6th Annual Furry Friends Fiesta Day A fun and FREE event for pets and their people!

Sunday, October 4th, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. It’s that time again – our annual Furry Friends Fiesta Day! There will be a pet costume contest with prizes, a pet parade, a Pupnic in the park with […]