Rally Schedule

2019 Schedule

Friday October 4th

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 so everybody knows who you are!

Saturday October 5th

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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
8:00 a.m. Albuquerque Chainsaw Carving Invitational
1:00 p.m. Bike ride – our own “Tour de Balloon Fiesta”
5:00 p.m. Pig Roast! Gather and chat about your colorful day . Please bring something to share ! We know an 80 pound pig will not feed 300 hungry Airstreamers. ( entree, side-dish, dessert or appetizer)
5:00 p.m. Team Fastrax Sky Divers
6:00 p.m. Gas Balloons Launch
7:30 p.m. Team Fastrax Sky Divers
8:00 p.m. Fireworks ! One of the best you will ever see

Sunday October 6th


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6:00 a.m. Dawn Patrol
6:30 a.m. Morning glow – 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.  Team Fastrax Sky Divers
6:00 p.m. Balloon Glow
7:30 p.m. Team Fastrax Sky Divers
8:00p.m. AfterGlow Fireworks show

Monday October 7th

6:00 a.m. Dawn Patrolrallyshotfive
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 8th

6:00 a.m. Dawn Patrol
7:00 a.m. Mass Ascension
8:00 a.m. Flying Competition
Depart for home and must be off the field by 11 a.m., drive safely!
Plan to attend the 48th 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.