Balloon Fiesta: Pilots get green flag for Saturday’s Mass Ascension
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Saturday’s Mass Ascension was a success at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.
Pilots received the green flag around 6:45 a.m. for the eighth day of Balloon Fiesta.
If you couldn’t make it to Balloon Fiesta Park, you can watch our livestream here.
For the latest on all things Balloon Fiesta, check out the Balloon Fiesta page on KOB.com.
We're eagerly awaiting this morning's Annular Eclipse, joined by 72 balloons that will glow beginning at 10:20 a.m. Be sure you have your eclipse-viewing glasses handy to safely view this phenomenon!— Balloon Fiesta (@balloonfiesta) October 14, 2023
Green flag is up. Morning Ascension is a go!— Balloon Fiesta (@balloonfiesta) October 14, 2023
5:45 a.m. Drone Light Show
6 a.m. Dawn Patrol Show
6:30 a.m. Krispy Kreme Morning Glow
7 a.m. Mass Ascension
8 a.m. AIBF Chainsaw Carving Exhibition
9:13 a.m. Annular Solar Eclipse Begins
10 a.m. AIBF Chainsaw Carving Auction
11 a.m. Balloon Fiesta Pin Trading
1 p.m. Music Fiesta
3 p.m. AIBF Chainsaw Carving Exhibition
5 p.m. Team Fastrax Skydiving
6 p.m. Night Magic Glow
6 p.m. Fiesta de Los Globitos (Remote control balloon glow)
7:30 p.m. Team Fastrax Skydiving
7:45 p.m. Drone Light Show
8 p.m. AfterGlow Fireworks Show