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2015 Daily Event Schedule

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Saturday October 3

 

Morning Session

6:00

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

6:30

Krispy Kreme Morning Glow

6:45

Opening Ceremonies

7:00

Mass Ascension, more...

8:30

AIBF Chainsaw Carving Invitational until 11:30 am

9:00

Main Stage Musical Performance

 

Evening Session

1:30

AIBF Chainsaw Carving Invitational until 5 pm

2:00

America’s Challenge Gas Balloon Race Inflation, more...

4:30

Main Stage Musical Performance

6:00

Twilight Twinkle Glow™ 
America’s Challenge Gas Balloon Race Launch, more...

7:30

Main Stage Musical Performance

8:00

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

Sunday October 4

 

Morning Session

6:00

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

6:30

Krispy Kreme Morning Glow

7:00

Mass Ascension, more...

8:30

AIBF Chainsaw Carving Invitational until 11:30 am

9:00

Fiesta of Wheels Car Show

9:00

Main Stage Musical Performance

11:00

Balloon Fiesta Pin Trading (Group Tour Tent)

 

Evening Session

1:30

AIBF Chainsaw Carving Invitational until 5 pm

4:30

Main Stage Musical Performance

6:00

Balloon Glow

7:30

Main Stage Musical Performance

8:00

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

Monday October 5

 

Morning Session

6:00

Dawn Patrol, more...
Flying Competition

7:00

Balloons Launch

8:00

Flying Competition

8:00

AIBF Chainsaw Carving Demonstrations until 11 am

 

Evening Session

 

No events

Tuesday October 6 - PEPSI DAY

 

Morning Session

6:00

Dawn Patrol, more...

7:00

Balloons Launch

8:00

Flying Competition

8:00

AIBF Chainsaw Carving Demonstrations until 11 am

 

Evening Session

 

No events

Wednesday October 7

 

Morning Session

6:00

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

6:30

Krispy Kreme Morning Glow

7:00

Flight of the Nations Mass Ascension

8:30

AIBF Chainsaw Carving Demonstrations until 11 am

 

Evening Session

 

No events

Thursday October 8 - Kid's Day

 

Morning Session

6:00

Dawn Patrol, more...

7:00

Special Shape Rodeo™

8:00

Flying Competition

8:30

AIBF Chainsaw Carving Invitational until 11:30 am

9:00

Main Stage Musical Performance

 

Evening Session

1:30

AIBF Chainsaw Carving Invitational until 5 pm

4:30

Main Stage Musical Performance

6:00

Special Shape Glowdeo™

7:30

Main Stage Musical Performance

8:00

AfterGlowTM Fireworks Show, presented in part by the Albuquerque Journal

Friday October 9

 

Morning Session

6:00

Dawn Patrol, more...

7:00

Special Shape Rodeo™ presented by Wells Fargo Bank

8:00

Flying Competition

8:30

AIBF Chainsaw Carving Invitational until 11:30 am

9:00

Main Stage Musical Performance

 

Evening Session

1:30

AIBF Chainsaw Carving Invitational until 5 pm

4:30

Main Stage Musical Performance

6:00

Special Shape GlowdeoTM

7:30

Main Stage Musical Performance

8:00

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

Saturday October 10

 

Morning Session

6:00

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

6:30

Krispy Kreme Morning Glow

7:00

Mass Ascension, more...

8:30

AIBF Chainsaw Carving Invitational until 11:30 am

11:30

Balloon Fiesta Pin Trading (Group Tour Tent)

1:15

Music Fiesta

 

Evening Session

1:30

AIBF Chainsaw Carving Invitational until 5 pm

6:00

Night Magic™ Glow

8:00

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

Sunday October 11 - PROPANE DAY presented by Airgas USA, LLC

 

Morning Session

6:00

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

6:30

Krispy Kreme Morning Glow

7:00

Farewell Mass Ascension

8:30

AIBF Chainsaw Carving Q&A until 11 am

9:00

Main Stage Musical Performance

 
 

*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

Local: (505) 821-1000
Toll-free:1-888-422-7277