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2018 Albuquerque Balloon Festival
October 5-7, 2018

$390.00 per person

Half payment due now
Balance due 8/21/18

1 Spot for Female Open


Questions?  Contact Susie Fry at

Picture a connect-the-dots rainbow of mammoth-sized balloons filling the sky, from the horizon to the stratosphere, while thousands of tiny-as-ants onlookers pepper the flats below. This is the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, which takes place each year at the southern end of the fabled Sangre de Cristo Mountains, just east of Navajo country and an hour from 400-year-old Santa Fe. From the early sunrise Dawn Patrol to the evening’s “Glowdeo” parade, balloon races, and much more, this event is a spectacle of wonder for all ages. The festival is book-ended by two weekends in October with balloon die-hards holed up in Albuquerque for the entire event.

We will be staying at the Courtyard by Marriott.  Everyone will arrange their own flights and car rentals, but we will be working together to coordinate flights and ride share.  Your trip director will be watching for air specials, but it is wise to book your air very early.  Please share if you find a special!!

Price includes:

  • 2 nights at courtyard at Marriott
  • Entrance into the festival park both Saturday morning and evening to experience all events
  • Entrance into the heated hospitality tent for coffee, hot chocolate, and donuts.
  • Guaranteed seating on a private outdoor patio next to the launch field with spectacular views
  • Catered breakfast for our morning visit
  • Catered dinner for our evening visit
  • Special access to the Chase Lounge so we don't have to stand in long lines for cocktails
  • LSS activities
On Sunday, you can choose to go back to the balloon festival on your own, or join us as we caravan to Santa Fe for brunch (price not included) and a little sightseeing.  We will return to Albuquerque Sunday evening in time for our flight home.

If you wish to book a balloon flight while we are in town, here's the information:

Rainbow Ryders — Official Balloon Ride

As the official balloon ride concession for the world's largest ballooning event, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta®, RAINBOW RYDERS, INC. is the only balloon rides company authorized to take off from Balloon Fiesta Park during the Balloon Fiesta®. So come join the fun, embark upon a journey of uniqueness.

Call and reserve your seat to an unknown destination, fun and excitement with RAINBOW RYDERS, INC.


For reservations contact us at

Address: 5601 Eagle Rock Ave 87113
Toll Free: 1-800-725-2477
Phone: 505-823-1111
Fax : 505-823-1110