First Mass Ascension a go: Social posts from Balloon Fiesta

Balloon Fiesta 2015
Balloon Fiesta 2015

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – The Mass Ascension for Balloon Fiesta went off Saturday morning with clear skies.

Watch Balloon Fiesta live here»

See social posts from Balloon Fiesta here»

#balloonfiesta

A post shared by David Jordan (@djordaninsta) on

#balloonfiesta

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Airabelle…. #balloonfiesta #PictureABQ #trueabq

A post shared by kalanicut (@kalanicutblog) on

Balloon Festival 2015 #balloonfestival #balloonfestival2015 #balloonfiesta #newmexico #albuquerque

A post shared by Audra (@faundroid) on

Balloons galore. #balloonfiesta #massascension 🎈

A post shared by Elizabeth Milks (@lizmilks) on

🌵🌵🌵🌵🌵#albuquerqueinternationalballoonfiesta #balloonfiesta #hotairballoon

A post shared by Rudy Acosta (@ruderoody) on

🎈🎈🎈🎈#hotairballoon #balloonfiesta #albuquerqueinternationalballoonfiesta

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#balloonfiesta in #albuquerque

A post shared by Erik (@nonkinarikkun) on

#balloonfiesta #44thannual #abq #nm #hotair #balloon

A post shared by Brian Norberto (@brncomm) on

#BalloonFiesta

A post shared by lsrolls (@lsrolls) on

Good morning from the #albuquerque international #balloonfiesta! #balloonfiesta2015 #pictureabq #trueabq #visitabq

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Good morning from #balloonfiesta! @visitabq #pictureabq #trueabq #visitabq

A post shared by Brenna Moore (@bmoorefree) on

🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈#hotairballoon #balloonfiesta #albuquerqueinternationalballoonfiesta

A post shared by Rudy Acosta (@ruderoody) on

Good morning Albuquerque! #massascension #balloonfiesta

A post shared by Christine Shover (@christineshover) on



Love is in the air! #JustMarried 👰🏼😘 #BalloonFiesta

A post shared by Balloon Fiesta (@balloonfiesta) on

Then they turned on the fire! #Albuquerque #BalloonFiesta #hotairballoons #hotairballoon

A post shared by Fort Worth (@fortworth) on


Dawn patrol🌄 #BalloonFiesta2015 #NewMexicoTrue

A post shared by Lydia Valentine (@lydia_valentine) on

"The winds have welcomed you with its softness, the sun has blessed you with its warm hands." #balloonfiesta

A post shared by Larissa Balzer (@lbalz) on

The green flag has been raised and dawn patrol is ready! #balloonfiesta2015 is officially underway!

A post shared by Greg Mees (@meesgreg) on

Amazing!! #Albuquerque #BalloonFiesta2015 #NewMexico #HotairBalloon

A post shared by Ryan (@ryanbegay505) on

Morning Session

6:00 a.m. Dawn Patrol Show

6:30 a.m. Krispy Kreme Morning Glow

6:40 a.m. Laser Light Show

6:45 a.m. Opening Ceremonies

7:00 a.m. Mass Ascension; National Anthem performed by The New Mexichords

8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. AIBF Chainsaw Carving Invitational

9:00 a.m. Parabatix Sky Racers

9:00 a.m. Main Stage Musical Performance: The New Mexichords

Evening Session

1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. AIBF Chainsaw Carving Invitational

2:00 p.m. America’s Challenge Gas Balloon Race Inflation

4:00 p.m. Parabatix Sky Racers/Subject to cancellation pending Gas Balloon inflation

4:30 p.m. Main Stage Musical Performance: En-Joy

6:00 p.m. Twilight Twinkle Glow™; America’s Challenge Gas Balloon Race Launch

7:30 p.m. Laser Light Show; Main Stage Musical Performance: Ivon Ulibarri & Cafe Mocha

8:00 p.m. AfterGlow™ Fireworks Show

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