ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Sunday is the second day of the 2022 Balloon Fiesta. During a briefing early Sunday morning, pilots discussed the weather for flight safety.

The pilot briefing takes place every morning of Balloon Fiesta at 6 a.m. During the discussion, they will determine if balloons are safe to go up. Conditions for flight are known as ‘green flag,’ ‘yellow flag,’ and ‘red flag.’

On Sunday, officials determined weather conditions would delay the accession, and they presented a yellow flag. Around 7:40 a.m., the yellow flag was lowered and replaced by a green flag.

Planned events for Sunday are listed below:

  • 5:45 a.m. – Aerial Show
  • 6 a.m. – Dawn Patrol Show
  • 6:30 a.m. – Krispy Kreme Morning Glow
  • 7 a.m. – Mass Ascension
  • 7:30 a.m. – Remote Control Balloons Exhibition
  • 8 a.m. – AIBF Chainsaw Carving Exhibition
  • 9 a.m. – Fiesta of Wheels Car Show
  • 10 a.m. – AIBF Chainsaw Carving Auction
  • 11 a.m. – Balloon Fiesta Pin Trading
  • 3 p.m. – AIBF Chainsaw Carving Exhibition
  • 5 p.m. – Team Fastrax Skydiving
  • 6 p.m. – Balloon Glow
  • 7:30 p.m. – Team Fastrax Skydiving
  • 7:45 p.m. – Aerial Show
  • 8 p.m. – AfterGlow™ Fireworks