A neighborhood festival celebrating the glorious and diverse International District in the Southeast Heights of Albuquerque takes place on Saturday, Sept. 28 from 10am until 5pm at New Mexico Veterans' Memorial Park—which if you haven't been yet, is a beautiful example of your tax dollars at work—in the middle of a constantly evolving district known for both challenges and triumphs. The Albuquerque International Festival features a petting zoo, a photo booth, carnival games, video gaming and a car/truck/motorcycle/two-wheel show with cash prizes. In addition to food trucks and live music, local businesses and craftspeople from around the district and city will be represented. This celebration of our city is free and meant for citizens of all ages.
Saturday Sept 28, 2019
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A multicultural event celebrating the International District of Southeast Albuquerque, bringing in diverse entertainment, food and crafts.
The Albuquerque International Festival – ABQIF – is a FREE daylong multicultural event that celebrates the International District of Southeast Albuquerque, bringing in diverse entertainment, food and crafts. This year’s ABQIF – the 11th Annual Festival – will be held on September 28th at the NM Veteran’s Memorial Park, Louisiana and Gibson Avenue from 10a-5p.
The purpose of the FREE event is to highlight the International District and provide a showcase for local International items from throughout the metro area
The City of Albuquerque is the festival’s major sponsor, providing most of the funding. The City agencies are also participating in health & wellness information, and family-oriented entertainment. This year’s event is shaping up to be even better.
Entertainment will range from Lion/Ribbon Dancer, Karate Demos to Asian dance to poetry, to Native American rock to Thai Dancer/Musicians, to Jump Rope Teams & New Mexico music. Ethnic food and a variety of jewelry, baskets, food items and other crafts will be available for purchase throughout the venue plus a FREE kidz zone with petting zoo, jumpers, face painting, carnival games, photo booth, & vehicle/bike show.
For more information on the ABQ International Festival, become a fan on face book, www.facebook.com/S-San-Pedro-Neighborhood-Association-in-Albuquerque-NM or Donna Orozco-Geist (505) 235-7088, firstname.lastname@example.org