Rally Schedule

Registration for the 2018 Balloon Fiesta Rally will begin in late January 2018.  Please like and join our facebook page and check back here for updates.

Friday October 6th

CampingWorld7:00 a.m. – 12:00
Arrive at Camping World and pick up last minute items.
Address: 14303 Central Avenue NW, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87121.
Await escort to the Balloon Fiesta Field.
4:00 p.m.
Check in and pick up packets at balloon fiesta field
5:00 p.m.
Welcome to the Fiesta! We will provide dinner and you may bring a chair and a beverage for informational meeting. Meet & greet your fellow Airstreamers. Throw on a nametag if you have one!

Saturday October 7th

BikeRide

5:45 a.m. Laser light show
6:00 a.m. Dawn Patrol
6:30 a.m. Krisby Kreme morning glow 
6:45 a.m. Opening Ceremony
7-9:00 a.m. Mass Ascension
8:30 a.m. Albuquerque Chainsaw Carving Invitational
1:00 p.m. Bike ride – our own “Tour de Balloon Fiesta”
5:00 p.m. Gather and chat about your colorful day, announcements – bring your chair, food and a beverage if you like
5:45 p.m. Twilight Twinkle Glow
8:00 p.m. Fireworks ! One of the best you will ever see

Sunday October 8th


happyhour5:45 a.m.
Laser light show
6:00 a.m.
Dawn Patrol
6:30 a.m. Morning glow 
7-9:00 a.m. Mass Ascension
8:30 a.m. Chainsaw Carving Invitational
9:00 a.m. Fiesta of Wheels Car Show
5:00 p.m. Gather and chat about another colorful day
5:45 p.m. Balloon Glow
7:45 p.m. Laser light show
8:00 p.m. AfterGlow fireworks show

Monday October 9th

rallyshotfive5:45 a.m. Laser light show
6:00 a.m.
Dawn Patrol
7:00 a.m. Mass Ascension
8:00 a.m. Flying competition
Free afternoon Take time to visit the International Balloon Museum
just a few steps away! Tour Old Town Albuquerque, have dinner and relax!

Tuesday October 10th

5:45 a.m. Laser light show
6:00 a.m. Dawn Patrol
7:00 a.m. Mass Ascension
Depart for home by 11 a.m., drive safely!
Plan to attend the 47th Annual Balloon Fiesta!

Vendors are on the field serving coffee and breakfast in the early morning – please see your goodie bag for any other scheduled events not listed here.