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2017 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Daily Event Schedule | I am New Mexico

2017 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Daily Event Schedule

2017 Daily Event Schedule

So, here it is! In less than a week, you’ll be able to enjoy this year’s hot air balloon fiesta. Here’s the schedule!


2017 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Daily Event Schedule

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Saturday, October 7

Morning Session
5:45


6:00

Laser Light Show

Dawn Patrol Show, presented by

Route 66 Casino Hotel & RV Resort, more…

6:30 Krispy Kreme Morning Glow
6:45 Opening Ceremonies
7:00

8:30-11:30am

Mass Ascension, presented by Canon, more…

AIBF Chainsaw Carving Invitational

Evening Session
1:30-5:00

2:00

6:00

AIBF Chainsaw Carving Invitational

America’s Challenge Gas Balloon Race Inflation

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
5:45 Laser Light Show
6:00 Dawn Patrol Show, presented by

Route 66 Casino Hotel & RV Resort, more…

6:30 Krispy Kreme Morning Glow
7:00

8:30-11:30

Mass Ascension, more…

AIBF Chainsaw Carving Invitational

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
1:30-5:00

6:00

AIBF Chainsaw Carving Invitational

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
5:45 Laser Light Show
6:00 Dawn Patrol, more…
7:00 Balloons Launch
8:00

8:00-11:00

Competition Flying Begins

AIBF Chainsaw Carving Demonstrations

Evening Session
No events

Tuesday, October 10 – Coca-Cola Day

Morning Session
5:45 Laser Light Show
6:00 Dawn Patrol, more…
7:00 Balloons Launch
8:00

8:00-11:00

Competition Flying Begins

AIBF Chainsaw Carving Demonstrations

Evening Session
No events

Wednesday, October 11

Morning Session
5:45 Laser Light Show
6:00 Dawn Patrol Show, presented by

Route 66 Casino Hotel & RV Resort, more…

6:30 Krispy Kreme Morning Glow
7:00 Flight of the Nations Mass Ascension
8:00

8:30-11:00

Competition Flying Begins

AIBF Chainsaw Carving Demonstrations

Evening Session
  No Events

Thursday October 12 – Kids’ Day presented by KOB-TV

 

Morning Session
5:45 Laser Light Show
6:00 Dawn Patrol, more…
7:00 Special Shape Rodeo™ presented by

Wells Fargo Bank

8:00

8:30-11:30

Competition Flying begins

AIBF Chainsaw Carving Invitational

Evening Session
1:30-5:00

6:00

AIBF Chainsaw Carving Invitational

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
5:45 Laser Light Show
6:00 Dawn Patrol, more…
7:00 Special Shape Rodeo™ 
8:00

8:30-11:30

Competition Flying begins

AIBF Chainsaw Carving Invitational

Evening Session
1:30-5:00

6:00

AIBF Chainsaw Carving Invitational

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
5:45 Laser Light Show
6:00 Dawn Patrol Show, presented by

Route 66 Casino Hotel & RV Resort, more…

6:30 Krispy Kreme Morning Glow
7:00

8:30-11:30

Mass Ascension

AIBF Chainsaw Carving Invitational

11:00 Balloon Fiesta Pin Trading (Group Tour Tent north end of Main Street)
Evening Session
1:00-5:00

1:30-5:00

Music Fiesta

AIBF Chainsaw Carving Invitational

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
5:45 Laser Light Show
6:00 Dawn Patrol Show, presented by

Route 66 Casino Hotel & RV Resort, more…

6:30 Krispy Kreme Morning Glow
7:00

8:30-11:00

Farewell Mass Ascension

AIBF Chainsaw Carving Q & A