Saturday mass ascension launched at Balloon Fiesta Park

Posted at: 10/13/2012 4:48 AM
Updated at: 10/13/2012 9:14 AM
By: Shaun Griswold,

Today is the start of the final weekend of the 2012 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.

More than 500 hot-air balloons are scheduled to launch for mass ascensions on Saturday and Sunday. 

Saturday's go-ahead for mass ascension calmed some worries that the weather would not cooperate. 

Click this link to watch the KOB 4 livestream of the balloon fiesta mass ascension. 

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Click this link to check our Balloon Fiesta survival guide. It will help you navigate traffic options, park and ride schedules and daily listing of events.