Red_ White _ Balloons 2019


Thursday, July 4, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM MDT
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Albuquerque Balloon Museum 
9201 Balloon Museum Dr NE
Albuquerque, NM 87113



  • You may bring a picnic and lawn chairs. 
  • No outside alcohol. Cash bar on-site. 
  • No pop-up tents. 
  • No fireworks or sparklers. 
  • Avoid glass containers. 
  • Security check of coolers and picnics at entrance. 
  • No pets. 
  • Keep your museum property stunning. Clean up your picnic and trash. If bringing picnic, consider bringing reusable cups, plates, flatware to reduce waste. 
  • This is a rain or shine event. No refunds. Proceeds benefit the Balloon Museum. 
  • Balloon Glow and fireworks are weather permitting. 
  • Parking passes must be purchased. Please pick up passes prior to the event at the Balloon Museum Shoppe. Parking passes on your dash are required to enter the Balloon Museum parking lot. MUSEUM LOT PARKING PASS IS REQUIRED. $10 per car.                                                  


Deb Bains Turpen 
 Anderson Abruzzo International Balloon Museum Foundation



5PM Gates and Balloon Museum parking open. 

5PM Foodtrucks. Cashbar. Lawn activities. 

6PM Stars and Stripes Reserved Ticket Dinner VIP indoor viewing gallery and museum balcony. SOLD OUT.  

7PM ALBUQUERQUE CONCERT BAND patriotic performance. 


8:30PM RAINBOW RYDERS Hot-Air Balloon Glow. (weather permitting)

9PM FIREWORKS! View the largest Freedom 4th city display from Balloon Museum grounds and above the crowds. 


A portion of proceeds benefit the Balloon Museum's education and community programs and the Balloon Museum Foundation. 

LAWN TICKET $15pp. Access to outdoor lawn and amenities. You may bring your own picnic and lawn chairs. Children under 16 free. 

SOLD OUT RESERVED OUTDOOR TABLES Tables of 4 are $10 each, and tables of 8 are $20 each.

SOLD OUT VIP OUTDOOR SWEET SEATS. $25pp. The "That's-Sweet" or "Do-Gooder" option.   Upgrade to support the Balloon Museum and we'll thank you with a glass of bubbly and sweets.  Access to lawn, foodtrucks and amenities, includes an Adirondack reserved chair, Glass of NM Gruet Sparkling wine and 4th of July gourmet cookies from local Rude Boy Cookies (winner of Food Network cookie competition).

SOLD OUT STARS & STRIPES DINNER PACKAGE. $35pp. Access to top floor viewing gallery and balcony. Delicious 4th of July themed menu by The Cooperage. Cash Bar.  Limited seats available. Menu includes Garden Salad, BBQ Brisket, Grilled BBQ Chicken, BBQ beans, watermelon and more. 

 As of July 2, midnight, the Balloon Museum parking lot is sold out.

Parking may still be available day of the event, at the adjacent lot. 

Lawn Tickets to Red, White and Balloons are still available. You may still register for event. We hope you do.

However, parking is based on availability. Parking attendants will be collecting $10 per car for the lot next to the Balloon Museum,  accessed by Balloon Museum Drive and Alameda.