2017 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

 

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