Friday Balloon Fiesta Photo Blog

October 12th, 2012 at 5:06 am by under Latest Posts

7:30am: That is a wrap. Thanks for joining us this morning.  Join us again tomorrow for more live streaming and live blogging of the mass ascension and morning glow.

7:20am: People continue to enjoy vendor row despite the rain.

7:09am: KRQE crew tries to stay warm and dry.

7:00am: Balloon Fiesta morning events have been canceled.

6:45am: Balloon Fiesta officials have canceled all flights and competition this morning. Static balloons may still go.

6:12am: Officials have canceled dawn patrol.

5:54am: So far weather is looking good at Balloon Fiesta. Virtually no wind at surface.

5:40am: Getting ready to head out to this morning’s pilot briefing. Hoping everything is a go and balloons will launch.

5:30am: Matt gets greeted by a Carl and his miniature horse Okey.

5:15am: @mattatkrqe So far the weather looks great for #balloonfiesta special shape rodeo this am! Vendor row is open, getting busy!

5:08am: @mattatkrqe Back at #balloonfiesta very little wind today – hoping rain stays away

5:05am: Today is another day of the Special Shapes Rodeo. The Special Shape Rodeo started in 1989 and now has become the most popular event at the annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. Since the Balloon Fiesta started the Special Shapes Rodeo in 1989, many events around the world have now added some kind of special shape event to their program.

3 Responses to “Friday Balloon Fiesta Photo Blog”

  1. Jolene says:

    Does this mean that balloons are not going up today?

    1. Hawa Konte says:

      Yes it does. Check back to see if there will be a balloon glow tonight.

      1. nani says:

        is there balloon glow tonight?

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