There may be some delays in room readiness as the hotel is usually full during Balloon Fiesta.Dinner: Dinner buffet 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 the Balloon FiestaLodging: MCM Elegante HotelMeals Included: Dinner
After viewing the Mass Ascension, we'll return to the hotel for some leisure time prior to departing for our lunch destination.Lunch: Lunch at a selected restaurantAfternoon: After lunch, we'll visit the art museum at the National Hispanic Cultural Center.
We'll then return to the hotel, where an expert will talk to us about hot-air ballooning.
At 5:00 PM, the bus will depart for Balloon Fiesta Park.Dinner: Dinner will be "on our own" at Balloon Fiesta Park. There will be a number of vendors selling a variety of foods at the Park.Evening: As soon as it begins to get dark, all the balloons will inflate in the darkness for the Twilight Twinkle Glow, followed by the AfterGlow Fireworks Show.
Bus will depart for 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.
Breakfast this morning will be the last meal provided during this program.Meals Included: Breakfast