Rally Schedule

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 beverage for informational meeting. Meet & greet your fellow Airstreamers. Throw on a nametag if you have one!

Saturday October 7th

BikeRide6:00 a.m. Dawn Patrol
6:30 a.m. Krisby Kreme morning glow and
Laser light show
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 food and 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


happyhour6:00 a.m.
Dawn Patrol
6:30 a.m. Morning glow and
Laser light show
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, announcements – and thank the balloon folks – we will provide the cake !
5:45 p.m. Balloon Glow
7:45 p.m. Laser light show
8:00 p.m. AfterGlow fireworks show

Monday October 9th

rallyshotfive6:00 a.m. Dawn Patrol
7:00 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

Depart for home, 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.