Welcome to Balloon Fiesta® Live!
Balloon Fiesta Live! is a live stream of all 14 sessions of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta®. Anchored by Glen Moyer and Art Lloyd Jr. It's the next best thing to being at Balloon Fiesta in person! With multiple and unique camera angles, Glen and Art provide expert commentary based in part on their personal experience in flying hot air balloons and their personal friendship with many of our pilots and crews from our "rooftop studio". Joined in 2018 by fellow balloonist/journalist Ruth Lindthe Balloon Fiesta Live! on-air team has more than 100 years of ballooning and broadcast experience. If you can't be at Balloon Fiesta in person, or just want to relive the experience, check out Balloon Fiesta Live! using the links below or on Facebook or YouTube. And while you're there, Like, Follow, and Subscribe to our page and channel.
Balloon Fiesta Live! Prepares for Year Number 7!
Step into the world of Balloon Fiesta Live! Your exclusive pass to the mesmerizing Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, celebrating its 51st year, while we soar into our 7th year of
bringing you unrivaled ballooning excitement!
Immerse yourself in a planned 40 hours of live, commercial-free coverage that transports you straight into the heart of the action. Experience the ascensions, glows, shapes, competitions, and more, all captured without interruption, allowing you to savor every exhilarating moment.
Guiding our live broadcasts are the unbeatable duo of ballooning aficionados and seasoned broadcasters, Glen Moyer and Art Lloyd Jr. With an astonishing 35 years of both ballooning and broadcast experience each, they infuse each moment with unparalleled insight and contagious enthusiasm. Adding to the team is our on-field reporter, Ruth Lind, ready to whisk you into the core of ballooning buzz, capturing the personal stories of Balloon Fiesta pilots, crew, officials, and guests.
But that's not all - this year, we're thrilled to present live updates from the Gordon Bennett TV team as they cover the 66th Coupe Aeronautic Gordon Bennett Gas balloon event, hosted right here in Albuquerque.
Our camera angles offer you dynamic perspectives from every corner. Witness the magic from viewpoints encircling the field, the views from a balloon, and even from within the competition area. It's an experience that puts you right in the heart of the action, capturing the event's pulse like never before.
Our crew is primed to make your ballooning journey truly come alive. Join us in celebrating our 7th year of Balloon Fiesta Live! as part of the 51st year of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.
Prepare to be captivated, thrilled, and transported by the magic of ballooning like never before!
Can't wait, check out the Balloon Fiesta Live! archives for more than 250 hours of previous years' shows.
2023 Balloon Fiesta Live! Show Schedule
|Date||Session Scheduled Content||Length|
|9-22-2023||Recorded loop begins on Ch 28, Low Power TV (around the park)||24/7|
|10-7 0600 MDT||Dawn Patrol Show, Opening Ceremonies, Mass Ascension||Live|
|10-7 1800 MDT||Gordon Bennett Launch, Twilight Twinkle Glow, Drone Show, Fastrax Skydiving, Fireworks||Live|
|10-8 0600 MDT||Dawn Patrol Show, Mass Ascension||Live|
|10-8 1800 MDT||Balloon Glow, Fastrax Skydiving, Drone Show, Fireworks||Live|
|10-9 0600 MDT||Balloon Launch, Competition||Live|
|10-10 0600 MDT||
Balloon Launch, Competition
|10-11 0600 MDT||Flight of Nations, Mass Ascension||Live|
|10-12 0600 MDT||Special Shapes Rodeo, Competition||Live|
|10-12 1800 MDT||Special Shapes Glowdeo, Fastrax Skydiving, Drone Show, Fireworks||Live|
|10-13 0600 MDT||Special Shapes Rodeo, Competition||Live|
|10-13 1800 MDT||Special Shapes Glowdeo, Fastrax Skydiving, Drone Show, Fireworks||Live|
|10-14 0600 MDT||Dawn Patrol Show, Mass Ascension||Live|
|10-14 1034 MDT||Annular Eclipse Peak||No Coverage Planned|
|10-14 1200 MDT||BONUS Awards Ceremony||Recorded|
|10-14 1800 MDT||Night Magic Glow, Fastrax Skydiving, Drone Show, Fireworks||Live|
|10-15 0600 MDT||Dawn Patrol Show, Farewell Mass Ascension||Live|