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2017 Daily Event Schedule

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Saturday October 7

 

Morning Session

6:00

Dawn Patrol Show, presented by Route 66 Casino Hotel & RV Resort, more...

6:00

Laser Light Show

6:30

Krispy Kreme Morning Glow

6:45

Opening Ceremonies

7:00

Mass Ascension, presented by Canon, more...

 

Evening Session

6:00

Twilight Twinkle Glow™

6:00

America's Challenge Gas Balloon Race Launch

7:45

Laser Light Show

8:00

AfterGlow™ Fireworks Show, presented in part by the Albuquerque Journal

Sunday October 8

 

Morning Session

6:00

Dawn Patrol Show, presented by Route 66 Casino Hotel & RV Resort, more...

6:00

Laser Light Show

6:30

Krispy Kreme Morning Glow

7:00

Mass Ascension, more...

9:00

Fiesta of Wheels Car Show, located on Launch Field

11:00

Balloon Fiesta Pin Trading (Group Tour Tent north end of Main Street)

 

Evening Session

6:00

Balloon Glow

7:45

Laser Light Show

8:00

AfterGlow™ Fireworks Show, presented in part by the Albuquerque Journal

Monday October 9 - Propane Day presented by Airgas, an Air Liquide Company

 

Morning Session

6:00

Dawn Patrol, more...

6:00

Laser Light Show

7:00

Balloons Launch

8:00

Balloon Competition Flying Begins

 

Evening Session

 

No events

Tuesday October 10 - PEPSI DAY

 

Morning Session

6:00

Dawn Patrol, more...

6:00

Laser Light Show

7:00

Balloons Launch

8:00

Balloon Competition Flying Begins

 

Evening Session

 

No events

Wednesday October 11

 

Morning Session

6:00

Dawn Patrol Show, presented by Route 66 Casino Hotel & RV Resort, more...

6:00

Laser Light Show

6:30

Krispy Kreme Morning Glow

7:00

Flight of the Nations Mass Ascension

8:00

Balloon Competition Flying Begins

 

Evening Session

 

No Events

Thursday October 12 - Kids' Day

 

 

Morning Session

6:00

Dawn Patrol, more...

6:00

Laser Light Show

7:00

Special Shape Rodeo™presented by Balloon Launch

8:00

Balloon Competition Flying begins

 

Evening Session

6:00

Special Shape Glowdeo™

7:45

Laser Light Show

8:00

AfterGlowTM Fireworks Show, presented in part by the Albuquerque Journal

Friday October 13

 

Morning Session

6:00

Dawn Patrol, more...

6:00

Laser Light Show

7:00

Special Shape Rodeo™ Balloon Launch

7:45

Laser Light Show

8:00

Competition Flying begins

 

Evening Session

6:00

Special Shape Glowdeo™

7:45

Laser Light Show

8:00

AfterGlow™ Fireworks Show, presented in part by the Albuquerque Journal

Saturday October 14

 

Morning Session

6:00

Dawn Patrol Show, presented by Route 66 Casino Hotel & RV Resort, more...

6:00

Laser Light Show

6:30

Krispy Kreme Morning Glow

7:00

Mass Ascension

11:00

Balloon Fiesta Pin Trading (Group Tour Tent north end of Main Street)

 

Evening Session

1:00-5:00

Music Fiesta

6:00

Night Magic™ Glow presented by Canon

7:45

Laser Light Show

8:00

AfterGlow™Fireworks Show, presented in part by the Albuquerque Journal

Sunday October 15

 

Morning Session

6:00

Dawn Patrol Show, presented by Route 66 Casino Hotel & RV Resort, more...

6:00

Laser Light Show

6:30

Krispy Kreme Morning Glow

7:00

Farewell Mass Ascension

 

*AfterGlow™ times may change due to field/weather conditions
** North end of Launch Field for the pin trading

Balloon Fiesta Park

(For GPS planning only)
5000 Balloon Fiesta Pkwy NE

Mailing address

4401 Alameda NE
Albuquerque, NM 87113

Contact

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