Friday at Balloon Fiesta

October 11th, 2013 at 5:28 am by under Latest Posts

9:00 am: Thanks so much for joining us on Day 7 of Balloon Fiesta!  Make sure to check back every morning this fiesta for more live blogging!

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8:57 am: Kristen’s Balloon Fiesta pin from meteorologist Dan Pagliaro.

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8:52 am: Balloons still in the air.

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8:45 am: Balloons continue to to head south.

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8:40 am: Special shape, Airabelle.

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8: 35 am: Balloons begin to land at Balloon Fiesta Park.

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8:29 am: Balloon Fiesta’s chief meteorologist Dan Pagliaro joins Kristen and Matt on set.

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8:25 am: Balloons in the sky.

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8:21 am: Balloons take off from Balloon Fiesta Park.

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8:18 am: Balloons greeted by large crowds Friday morning.

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8:15 am: Matt and Kristen are joined by two contest winners, who won a free trip to Balloon Fiesta.

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8:10 am: Special shape, Hummingbird.

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8:05 am:  Special shape, The Old Lady in the Shoe.

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8:03 am: RT  @kvdatkrqe: Up up and away! Happy Friday from #balloonfiesta

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8:00 am: Special Shapes Rodeo still underway.

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7: 55 am: Special shape, Miss Daisy.

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7:53 am: Balloons fill Albuquerque’s sky.

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7:46 am: Special shape, Spunky.

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7:45 am: Special shape, Shroom With A View.

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7: 42 am: Balloons continue to inflate and launch out of Balloon Fiesta Park.

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7:40 am: Special shapes prepare for launch.

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7:38 am: The crowd cheers as Airabelle takes to the sky.

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7:25 am: Special shape balloons take to the sky.

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7:19 am: Phillips 66 balloon flies over the KRQE News 13 set.

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7:13 am: Matt and Kristen are joined by Barry Conley, a Balloon Fiesta volunteer.

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7:09 am: Balloons begin to take to the sky.

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7:05 am: Balloons begin to to inflate and prepare for launch.

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7:02 am: The Balloon of the Day, the Wells Fargo Balloon, carries the american flag during the the national anthem.

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6:35 am: Balloons okay to launch Friday.

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6:05 am: At the pilot’s briefing waiting to hear if balloons will launch.

6:03 am: Crowds continue to stroll into Balloon Fiesta Park.

5:39 am: RT @KRQEChris: If you’re heading out to #BalloonFiesta this morning bundle up!  Temps are 20-25 degrees colder today. http://ow.ly/i/3owHY

5:33 am:RT @mattatkrqe: Breakfast food de jour @ballonfiesta today!! So yummy!!!

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5:30 am:RT @kvdatkrqe: Very cold start at #balloonfiesta! 37 degrees right now with calm winds. Bundle up! #nmwx #brrr

5:28am:Today is the Special Shapes Rodeo! Stay with us as we report the latest live from Balloon Fiesta park!

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