There may be a brief delay in room readiness as the hotel is usually full all during the event.
Dinner: Dinner at the hotel from 6:00-7:00 PMEvening: From 7:00-8:30 PM, we'll have a program orientation and introductions, plus a short video about "Balloon Fiesta: What to Expect" that will prepare you for Balloon Fiesta activities and events.Lodging: MCM Elegante HotelMeals Included: Dinner
At 9:00 AM bus departs for return to the hotel where you'll have some free time and a class about Albuquerque's history.Lunch: Lunch at a selected restaurantAfternoon: After lunch, there will be a visit to the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center and Albuquerque's Old Town.Dinner: Dinner at the hotelEvening: Class about the history of the Balloon Fiesta in a hotel meeting room. (There are no Balloon Fiesta events schedule this evening.)Lodging: MCM Elegante HotelMeals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
You'll visit the Anderson-Abruzzo Balloon Museum from 9:30-10:30 AM prior to returning to hotel for some free time from 11:00 AM-12:00 PM.
At 12:00 PM, board bus for lunch destination.Lunch: Lunch at selected restaurantAfternoon: After lunch, you'll visit the National Hispanic Cultural Center, followed by a driving exploration of Albuquerque. Your program closing will take place after you get back to the hotel, followed by 5:00 PM departure for Balloon Fiesta Park.Dinner: Dinner on your own at Balloon Fiesta ParkEvening: This evening's Balloon Fiesta events include the Special Shape Glowdeo, followed by the AfterGlow Fireworks Show. You'll return to the hotel after the Fireworks Show.Lodging: MCM Elegante HotelMeals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Hotel offers free shuttle service to Albuquerque International Sunport.
Checkout time is 12:00 PM.Breakfast: Hotel dining room..
Your breakfast this morning will be the last meal provided during this program.Meals Included: Breakfast