ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Thursday is day six of the 2022 Balloon Fiesta. The pilots briefing takes place at 6 a.m. Thursday morning. Pilots and officials will meet to discuss the weather and determine if balloons are safe to go up.

Officials will raise the green flag, yellow flag or red flag depending on conditions. Balloon Fiesta officials say the grass on the field is wet so visitor should be careful while walking around. KRQE news 13 will update with more information after Thursday morning’s pilot briefing.

Planned events for Thursday are listed below:

  • 6 a.m. – Dawn Patrol
  • 7 a.m. – Special Shape Rodeo
  • 8 a.m. – Competition Balloon Flying
  • 8 a.m. – AIBF Chainsaw Carving Exhibition
  • 10 a.m. – AIBF Chainsaw Carving Auction
  • 3 p.m. – AIBF Chainsaw Carving Exhibition
  • 5 p.m. Team Fastrax Skydiving
  • 6 p.m. Special Shape Glowdeo
  • 7 p.m. Team Fastrax Skydiving
  • 7:45 p.m. Aerial Drone Light Show
  • 8 p.m. AfterGlow Fireworks Show