How do you #PictureABQ? 

Submit any "fall in Albuquerque" shots using the #PictureABQ hashtag on Instagram and Twitter to be entered to win daily prizes and be featured on our photo gallery! Register your image on by October 4 to officially enter to win our hot air balloon ride grand prize (see the official rules for our judging criteria). 

See all contest photos and register to win on 

The contest grand prize winner will receive a hot air balloon ride for 2 during the 2016 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta®, presented by Canon. Come visit us at the event and take a picture in our giant Albuquerque frame, located at midfield inside Balloon Fiesta Park!  

#PictureABQ photo contest to win a hot air balloon ride during Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque

Photos are encouraged to be anything authentic to Albuquerque, not just Balloon Fiesta®.

Good luck to all the photo entrants! Explore other great Albuquerque and New Mexico images on our contest co-organizers @TravelNewMexico's page.

Our daily prizes giveaways include:

Take your photo inside the giant Albuquerque frame at Balloon Fiesta!

Contest entries will be accepted from 12:00pm Wednesday, September 28 through 12:00pm on Sunday, October 9 (Mountain Standard Time). Entries must be submitted by 11:59pm on Tuesday, October 4 to qualify for the balloon ride grand prize. On Wednesday, October 5, we will annouce the grand prize winner of the photo contest. The winner will receive admission for two to Balloon Fiesta®, parking and a hot air balloon ride for two people on either Thursday 10/6 or Friday 10/7 (depending on weather conditions and pilot availability). The winner of the photo contest must be available to fly on both days. View the full contest terms and conditions here.   

Questions about the contest? Email  


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