2017 Balloon Fiesta Schedule

Balloon Fiesta

Daily events at Balloon Fiesta Park Saturday October 7 – October 15, 2017

Saturday October 7

  • 6:00 am Laser Light Show
  • 6:00 am Dawn Patrol
  • 6:30 Morning Glow
  • 6:45 Opening Ceremonies
  • 7:00 Mass Ascension
  • 8:30-11:30am AIBF Chainsaw Carving Invitational
  • 1:30-5:00 AIBF Chainsaw Carving Invitational
  • 2:00 America’s Challenge Gas Balloon Race Inflation
  • 6:00 Twilight Twinkle Glow™
  • 6:00 America’s Challenge Gas Balloon Race Launch
  • 7:45 Laser Light Show
  • 8:00 AfterGlow™ Fireworks Show

Sunday October 8

  • 6:00 Laser Light Show
  • 6:00 Dawn Patrol Show
  • 6:30 Morning Glow
  • 7:00 Mass Ascension
  • 8:30-11:30 AIBF Chainsaw Carving Invitational
  • 9:00 Fiesta of Wheels Car Show, located on Launch Field
  • 11:00 Balloon Fiesta Pin Trading (Group Tour Tent north end of Main Street)
  • 1:30-5:00 AIBF Chainsaw Carving Invitational
  • 6:00 Balloon Glow
  • 7:45 Laser Light Show
  • 8:00 AfterGlow™ Fireworks Show

Monday October 9

  • 6:00 Laser Light Show
  • 6:00 Dawn Patrol
  • 7:00 Balloons Launch
  • 8:00 Competition Flying Begins
  • 8:00-11:00 AIBF Chainsaw Carving Demonstrations

Tuesday October 10

  • 6:00 Laser Light Show
  • 6:00 Dawn Patrol
  • 7:00 Balloons Launch
  • 8:00  Competition Flying Begins
  • 8:00-11:00 AIBF Chainsaw Carving Demonstrations

Wednesday October 11

  • 6:00 Laser Light Show
  • 6:00 Dawn Patrol Show
  • 6:30 Morning Glow
  • 7:00 Flight of the Nations Mass Ascension
  • 8:00 Competition Flying Begins
  • 8:30-11:00 AIBF Chainsaw Carving Demonstrations

Thursday October 12

  • 6:00 Laser Light Show
  • 6:00 Dawn Patrol
  • 7:00 Special Shape Rodeo™
  • 8:00 Competition Flying begins
  • 8:30-11:30 AIBF Chainsaw Carving Invitational
  • 1:30-5:00 AIBF Chainsaw Carving Invitational
  • 6:00 Special Shape Glowdeo™
  • 7:45 Laser Light Show
  • 8:00 AfterGlow™ Fireworks Show

Friday October 13

  • 6:00 Laser Light Show
  • 6:00 Dawn Patrol
  • 7:00 Special Shape Rodeo™
  • 8:00 Competition Flying begins
  • 8:30-11:30 AIBF Chainsaw Carving Invitational
  • 1:30-5:00 AIBF Chainsaw Carving Invitational
  • 6:00 Special Shape Glowdeo™
  • 7:45 Laser Light Show
  • 8:00 AfterGlow™ Fireworks Show

Saturday October 14

  • 6:00 Laser Light Show
  • 6:00 Dawn Patrol Show
  • 6:30 Morning Glow
  • 7:00 Mass Ascension
  • 8:30-11:30 AIBF Chainsaw Carving Invitational
  • 11:00 Balloon Fiesta Pin Trading (Group Tour Tent north end of Main Street)
  • 1:00-5:00 Music Fiesta™
  • 1:30-5:00 AIBF Chainsaw Carving Invitational
  • 6:00 Night Magic™ Glow
  • 7:45 Laser Light Show
  • 8:00 AfterGlow™ Fireworks Show

Sunday October 15

  • 6:00 Laser Light Show
  • 6:00 Dawn Patrol Show
  • 6:30 Morning Glow
  • 7:00 Farewell Mass Ascension
  • 8:30-11:30 AIBF Chainsaw Carving Invitational

Notes

  • AfterGlow™ times may change due to field/weather conditions
  • North end of Launch Field for the pin trading