Day 1: Pictures and video of Balloon Fiesta 2017

Hundreds of balloons took off from Balloon Fiesta Park Saturday, kicking off the 9-day festival. It was crisp and clear, and many of the balloons drifted south before landing.

Pictures: Morning mass ascension

 

Pictures: Evening glow and fireworks

 

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