Parking Passes

Observation Deck Tickets include parking passes as follows: 1-3 tickets = 1 parking pass 4-6 tickets = 2 parking passes 7-9 tickets = 3 parking passes, etc. Passes are valid for the ticketed session only.  
A parking pass is required to access the museum traffic route and to park at the Balloon Museum during Museum Dining Events. A hard-copy, individualized parking pass will be mailed, at no additional charge via USPS first-class mail, Sept. 8 -25. Be sure to bring your pass with you.  
Beginning Sept. 26, passes are available:
  • Will-Call at the Balloon Museum Gift Shoppe (No charge) during these hours:
    • Sept. 26 – Oct. 6, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    • Oct. 7 – 14, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. NOTE: Plan to pick up your pass 12 hours or more before your ticketed session. You will NOT be able to pick up your parking pass upon entry to your ticketed session.
  • USPS Priority Shipping ($11.05)
    • Sept. 26 – Oct. 3 Only
    • Allow 5 business days for Priority shipping option.
  • Use a Courier Service
    • Metrolink Courier, Inc., Mark Migliaccio, (505) 271-8868, Call for pricing. AAIBMF cannot guarantee service by independent businesses. If you opt to hire them for delivery, you will be hiring them directly, and not through the Balloon Museum.
Lost or Stolen Parking Passes

Lost, forgotten or stolen parking passes cannot be replaced but you may purchase a replacement pass by calling (505) 537-1235 or emailing

The parking pass is good for the Balloon Museum Lot only. Each parking pass has a map of how to drive to the Balloon Museum Lot. Please follow closely as traffic patterns are specific during Balloon Fiesta season.

Alternative Transportation

Alternative transportation options are highly recommended to help reduce the number of vehicles on the road and congestion heading into and out of Balloon Fiesta Park.

Note that these alternatives do not deliver you directly to the Balloon Museum. Depending upon the drop-off location, some walking may be involved.

Cancelations & Refunds
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