ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The 2016 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is officially underway. People were already lining up at the gates at 4:00 a.m. and the anticipation could be seen around the entire park.
Balloonists were given the green flag Saturday and the balloons flew in Mass Ascension.
The excitement for Balloon Fiesta was also seen all over social media. Here is what people are posting about #BalloonFiesta.
#Repost @canonusa with @repostapp ・・・ #BalloonFiesta park is a 72 acre grassed field. That's the size of 56 football fields! Will you be joining us at this year's Albuquerque International @BalloonFiesta presented by Canon? Camera: #Canon EOS 70D Lens: Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM Aperture: f/8 ISO: 100 Shutter Speed: 1/125 sec