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Directions to Memorial Park

Memorial Park is located east of I-25 on Pikes Peak Avenue between Hancock Ave. and Union Blvd.  To get to the Park from the north, from I-25, take exit 142 - Bijou Street.  Go east to Cascade Ave.  Turn south (right) two blocks to Pikes Peak Ave.  Go east (left) 10 blocks to Hancock Ave.  If you are coming from the south, take exit 139 - Hwy 24, MLK Bypass, to the Union exit.  At Union turn left and proceed to the park.

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There is no public parking, spectator RV parking or public overnight parking in Memorial Park during the Balloon Classic, but parking is usually available in surrounding parking lots, particularly along Union Boulevard to the east of the Park.  There may be a charge at some of the parking lots.  Please be aware that parking on private property including some of the shopping centers, may result in your vehicle being ticketed and/or towed.  To see the map of the park and VIP Parking Lots, please click on the map listed below under “Site Map of Park.”  The balloon launch field is located in the area where the words "Memorial Park" are printed.

All parking in Memorial Park during Labor Day Weekend is by permit only except for vehicles displaying either a state issued handicapped license plate or placard.  The Handicapped parking lot is located in front of Sertich Ice Center and is accessible only from Union Blvd at the first entrance south of Pikes Peak Avenue.  See the Site Map of Park for details.

You may purchase a VIP Membership each year that will include a parking pass.  Please visit our online store for pricing and details.
As of 08/18/14, VIP Memberships and Parking Passes are sold out.

Site Map of the Park

CLICK HERE to download a map of the park with designated parking lots.