Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta 2016 – Coming soon Music Fiesta!

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

Make your Santa Fe travel plans NOW!

The 2016 Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta blasts off Oct 1, 2016! Nine beauty-filled days of excitement are planned for New Mexico October Travelers. 2016 Balloon Fiesta will be spectacular and we encourage guests of Inn at Pueblo Bonito-Santa Fe to make reservations NOW! As an incentive, we are offering a $5/night discount off our rooms or suites during the month of October 2016! New Mexico October Balloon Fiesta travelers can also enjoy a special event this year: Music Fiesta (Oct 8, 2016). Ticket sales begin for Music Fiesta July 15th! So plan early, get your tickets, get your lodging, get your rental car, get it done now! But… if you miss out on Early bookings, don’t be disappointed – there are still plenty of wonderful balloon events for the whole family to enjoy during Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta! Those beautiful balloons always make October extra special for New Mexico adventure travelers and Pueblo Bonito bed and breakfast witsit’s historic adobe pueblo accommodations just put it over the top! Historic True New Mexico at it’s best! Let us help you with the accommodation that best fit your needs: BOOK DIRECT or call 1-800-461-4599.

Saturday, October 8, 2016

2016 Music Fiesta™ superstar lineup with feature three unique artist performances. Tickets sales begin 9:00 a.m. July 15th but the Music Fiesta itself is scheduled to begin at 1:00 p.m. Saturday the 8th of August- the Last day of Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta- Ole! After the concert, you can stay and enjoy Saturday’s Night Magic Glow™ and AfterGlow™ fireworks! To view the complete schedule of Balloon Fiesta events please visit the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta’s event schedule.

Travel Tips to aid in your Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta planning are as follows:

Stay in Santa Fe! Why you might ask?

  • Santa Fe is THE destination of New Mexico! Consistently ranked top in US Travel poles for it’s culture, cuisine, historic uniqueness and authenticity, world renown Museums, art and excellent location for nearby outdoor adventures
    20 min drive South of Pueblo Bonito Inn - Pecos Pueblo Mission ruins.

    20 min drive South of Pueblo Bonito Inn – Pecos Pueblo Mission ruins.

    (hiking, biking, national monuments, fishing, golfing, white water rafting and more!). See our blog on enhancing your New Mexico travel experience! Unless you’re intent is to attend all activities of Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta, avoid the extra crowds, lines, traffic and general chaos of Albuquerque during this busy time and take advantage of the 4 National Monuments, 8 Northern Pueblos, world class shopping and galleries, wine and distillery tasting, plus enjoy top notch New Mexico restaurants in and around Santa Fe!

  • Ride the Rail Runner- New Mexico’s premier commuter rail to avoid parking chaos!
    Convenient transportation between ABQ and Santa Fe!

    Convenient transportation between ABQ and Santa Fe!

    This option available to guests of Pueblo Bonito b&b inn Oct 1,2,8,9 (Saturdays and Sundays) only! Enjoy a parking hassle free, scenic ride between Santa Fe downtown depot and the Los Ranchos / Journal Center station where the Fiesta Express Park & Ride busses will pick you up and take you into Balloon Fiesta Park! Click Shuttle Information for details and ticket purchase.

  • Experience 156 yr old historic adobe accommodations in downtown Santa Fe. No matter how far the distance you’re traveling, you’ll find yourself engulfed in some of the most enchanting landscape, culture and tradition Southwest USA can offer!
    Historic Adobe- Pueblo Bonito b&b inn-Santa Fe.

    Historic Adobe- Pueblo Bonito b&b inn-Santa Fe.

    Why just stay when you can experience it? Inn at Pueblo Bonito- Santa Fe offers a one of a kind traditional historic New Mexico Lodging experience. You can’t stay with us in Albuquerque, because our property was built in 1860 in downtown Old Santa Fe! Complimentary parking and the BEST Breakfast tamales in New Mexico! BOOK NOW for best room and travel date selections.

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