V.25 No.34 | 08/25/2016
Face the Sun
Friday, Aug 26: Mountainair Sunflower Festival
By Joshua Lee [ Thu Aug 25 2016 12:00 PM ]
Enjoy arts and crafts, a sunflower hat contest, food vendors, children's activities and juried art show. Live entertainment from Rye Creek, Erineo, The Roadrunners and Kubatana Marimba Southwest.
V.25 No.32 | 08/11/2016
Big Head Todd and the Monsters
Saturday, Aug 20: Westside Summerfest
By August March [ Fri Aug 19 2016 1:00 PM ]
Enjoy live music from Big Head Todd & The Monsters, a microbrew garden, food, art and family-friendly fun.
Rumble in the Jungle
Saturday, Aug 20: The Running of the Chihuahuas
By Megan Reneau [ Fri Aug 19 2016 10:00 AM ]
Chihuahuas and chi-mixes race. Beer garden, inflatable jumpers, food trucks, face painting, all breed contests for best costume and dog and owner lookalike. Winners recieve a sWag bag.
Thursday, Aug 18: Obon Festival
By Monica Schmitt [ Wed Aug 17 2016 11:00 AM ]
Make floating lanterns in the Japanese Garden during one of the Garden's Summer Night music performances.
V.25 No.29 | 07/21/2016
Y'all City Slickers Listen Up
Thursday, Jul 28: Edgewood Music and Arts Fest
By Megan Reneau [ Tue Jul 26 2016 12:08 PM ]
Sunset Chuckwagon barbecue, Western swing music, raptor show and wildlife zoo.
V.25 No.25 | 06/23/2016
Thursday, Jun 30: Roswell UFO Festival
By Joshua Lee [ Wed Jun 29 2016 10:00 AM ]
Light parade, 10k, alien costume contest and intergalactic carnival to celebrate all things extraterrestrial.
V.25 No.21 | 05/26/2016
Thursday, Jun 2: Taos Poetry Festival
By Monica Schmitt [ Wed Jun 1 2016 10:10 AM ]
Story slams, workshops and open mics featuring poetsÂ Ocean Vuong, Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer, Nathan Brown, Sabina Jones and Alyia Martinson.
V.25 No.20 | 05/19/2016
Saturday, May 28: Albuquerque Wine Festival
By Monica Schmitt [ Thu May 26 2016 11:00 AM ]
Sample wines, live music, food trucks, jewelry and crafts.
V.25 No.19 | 05/12/2016
Saturday, May 21: Celtic Festival and Highland Games
By Renee Chavez [ Thu May 19 2016 10:00 AM ]
See rugby games, sheep herding, horses and a strong man competition.
V.25 No.14 | 04/07/2016
Food Truck Festival Serves Up Fare at Balloon Museum
Press Release [ Thu Apr 7 2016 2:00 PM ]
It's time for the 2nd Annual Great New Mexico Food Truck Festival, featuring more than 25 trucks offering a wide variety of delicious foods from BBQ to Mediterranean, and everything in between. Add the allure of over 25 craft beers, and you have a "don't miss" event at the Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum on Saturday, April 9 from noon to 6pm.
The major challenge of the day will be choosing among the many delicious offerings and deciding on your favorites. Food truck vendors include: Basil's Home Cooking; Bill's BBQ and Kettle Corn; Big Dogs BBQ; Brooke's Carryout; Calle Ocho; Castaneda's Kitchen and Catering; Europe Roaming Kitchen, Fresco New Mexico; GOTTAHAVSUM; Hot Stuff Hawaiian Shave Ice; Kimo's Hawaiian BBQ; My Sweet Basil; O'Bean's Coffee Cruiser; Texas Roadside Diner; The Lunch Box, and many more. Beer vendors include: Monks; Rio Bravo; Ska Brewing; Sam Adams and many others. A new feature of the event is the Etsy arts and crafts area featuring over 20 booths offering unique, creative items for your home-and they make great gifts!
Live music, face painting and the opportunity to enjoy delicious food, sample new brews and enjoy family time on the expansive lawn at the Balloon Museum brings thousands to this popular event. Don't miss out-get in on the fun this year!
Your participation also offers the opportunity to support a great cause. Food Truck Festivals of America is proud to partner with Roadrunner Food Bank of New Mexico. Roadrunner has been serving New Mexico's hungry since 1980, and last year, distributed more than 30 million pounds of food and touched the lives of 70,000 hungry people through a statewide network of hunger-relief partners.With your help, you can make a difference. At the Great New Mexico Food Truck Festival, Roadrunner Food Bank will accept non-perishable food donations as well as cash donations to help alleviate hunger in our state.
On the day of the event tickets will be $10 at the door. For those foodies out there who just can't wait to start snacking, we've got a ticket for you! There will be a special iHeartMedia V.I.P. ticket which includes unlimited water, a free dessert, and (best of all) EARLY ENTRY at 11am.
Tickets are $5 in advance and are available online at foodtruckfestivalsofamerica.com/
V.25 No.10 | 03/10/2016
Off the Wagon, Into the Cocoa
Saturday, Mar 19: Southwest Chocolate and Coffee Fest
By Joshua Lee [ Thu Mar 17 2016 12:00 PM ]
Over 120 vendors showcasing, sampling and selling chocolates, candies, fresh roasted coffee, cakes, teas, beer, wine and much more.
V.25 No.7 | 02/18/2016
Memory in Movement
Saturday, Feb 27: Anat Grigorio's "Memo"
By Joshua Lee [ Thu Feb 25 2016 10:00 AM ]
A dance performance explores the evolution of our memories.
V.24 No.53 | 12/31/2015
Winter's Feather Forecast
Saturday, Jan 9: Winter Bird and Bat Festival
By Maggie Grimason [ Thu Jan 7 2016 1:00 PM ]
A speaker program, guided bird and plant walks, live birds with Wildlife Rescue and others, and crafts for kids.
V.24 No.44 | 10/29/2015
For the Love of Cabbage
Saturday, Nov 7: 8th Annual Korean Kimchi Festival
By Maggie Grimason [ Thu Nov 5 2015 4:00 PM ]
Taste various kimchi, rice cakes, korean bbq and mandu. See folk dances and more.
Ryan Dickey via flickr
Maximum Bacon Achieved
Saturday, Nov 7: 3rd Annual Southwest Bacon Fest
By Ty Bannerman [ Thu Nov 5 2015 12:00 PM ]
Celebrate bacon, beer and blues as 50 restaurants, food trucks and chefs serve up their most creative bacon dishes.
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