CALENDAR

Aug
17
Fri
Los Alamos Summer Concert Series
Aug 17 all-day

The Torch has been Passed! Abe Gordon and Kara Robertson have booked a full summer of Friday concerts at Ashley Pond.

The FREE Summer Concert Series begins May 25th,
with Dre Z Melodi—on the Pond, 7 to 10pm.

The Summer Concert Series is presented FREE to the public by the County of
Los Alamos and the businesses, professionals, and neighbors in our community.

The Series, has been coordinated and managed for 28 years by Russ Gordon of Gordons’ Concerts. The torch has been passed, and the Concert Series will be managed by Russ’ son and future daughter-in-law, Abe Gordon and Kara Robertson. This series of Friday evening concerts-in-the-park spans the summer from late May through August and is held at Ashley Pond, the centerpiece of Los Alamos.

Each year thousands of residents and visitors take advantage of our beautiful Ashley Pond Park. Pull up a lawn chair and enjoy an eclectic variety of talent from rock to blues, jazz, country, Latin, Americana, African & World rhythms and more, including Russian Rokenroll. At the Pond each week you’ll find a variety of hot and cold food and drinks provided by our many vendors.

Don’t miss it!

ABQ Food Fridays @ Civic Plaza
Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

ABQ Food Fridays is a weekly, open-air food and craft beer event on Fridays. It is a pop-up happy hour event where people can enjoy fine food, drinks and live music in a fun and unique atmosphere followed by a screening of a free movie.

Each week will have dinner from a different restaurant and music from a different live band. All dinner entrees will have a fixed price point of $10 or less. Restaurants that have signed on for ABQ Food Fridays include Slate Street Café, M’Tucci’s Italian Kitchen, Pueblo Harvest Café, Delish among several others. Chefs will serve out of the Silver Spoon – a top of the line mobile kitchen in a beautifully renovated classic Airstream trailer! Upcoming bands include the Red Light Cameras, Cali Shaw Band, Le Chat Lunatique, and others. There is no cover charge and it is family-friendly so all are welcome to come and enjoy the music and fun atmosphere on Civic Plaza.

Aug
18
Sat
Las Cruces Salsa Fest @ Downtown Plaza de Las Cruces
Aug 18 all-day

August 18th join DLCP and the rest of downtown for the annual SalsaFest!

For a decade now SalsaFest has been a hallmark of Downtown Las Cruces. From Salsa competitions to Salsa Dancing, we have had it all! This year join the Downtown Las Cruces Partnership Saturday, August 18th, from 6 pm to 11 pm for our 10th annual SalsaFest!

SalsaFest 2018 will be in conjunction with the Las Cruces Summer Beer Festival this year! That’s right. Two great events, one big party! The night will feature over 200 beers to sample from, plenty of Salsas to sample from, Salsa dancing, Salsa music, and much more. Pre-sale tickets are available online at lcbeerfest.com for $20, and under 12 years of age get in for free. On the night of tickets will be $25 at the gate so be sure to pre-purchase your tickets!

Westside Summerfest @ Cottonwood Corners
Aug 18 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Westside Summerfest

Free, family, fun, concert-series.

2018 Westside Headliner Ozomatli on Wood and Tin

Saturday, August 18, 2018 | 4-10 p.m.

This free family-friendly event features fun for the whole family including an artisan market, microbrew garden, food trucks and live entertainment from local and national acts.

Performers

National Headliner – Ozomatli

Ozomatli has been defined by innovation and creativity since its inception in 1995. Hailing from Los Angeles, the group found a way to represent the city’s eclectic culture through music that appeals to the local community and the world beyond. This band’s success has exemplified in an impressive variety of genres from classic to modern Latino, urban, hop-hop and other world styles. They are proud recipients of a Grammy Award for “Best Latin Rock/Alternative Album” and a Latin GRAMMY Award for “Best Alternative Music Album” in 2005. They strive to make music to be shared through the generations and have even recorded music specifically targeted towards children and families. Audiences of all ages will enjoy the energy and style of this six-piece band as they take the stage at Westside Summerfest.

Entertainment Schedule coming soon.

Food & Drink

Grab a bite to eat from your choice of many local food trucks. Adults can unwind from the week in the Microbrew Garden with the best local brews, spirits and wines from local establishments.

Artisan Market

Shop local! Browse through a variety of local handcrafted artisans ranging from pottery, housewares, and baked goods to clothing, body products and jewelry. There will be plenty to choose from and these local artisans have what you’re looking for.

Children’s Activities

The kids’ area is full of fun activities including free face painting, an inflatable bounce house, slides and games and a 25-foot rock climbing wall presented by the City of Albuquerque Parks & Recreation Department.

Getting There

Parking

Free parking is available at the Cibola High School (parking map), with free shuttles taking event goers from Cibola parking lots to the event.

Bike Valet

Take advantage of the free Bike Valet provided by Esperanza Bicycle Safety Education Center.

Westside Summerfest is free to the public. Pets are welcome on leashes. This is a rain or shine event.

Aug
19
Sun
Rail Yards Market @ Albuquerque Rail Yards - Blacksmith Shop
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

RAIL YARDS MARKET
Come to the Rail Yards Market every Sunday for food, art, music and community. Set in Downtown Albuquerque’s Rail Yards enjoy local artisans, growers and musicians. For an inside look at the market, check out this blog post.

The Rail Yards Market’s mission is to celebrate the cuisine, culture, and art of Albuquerque and the State of New Mexico. Our commitment is to:
• Preserve the legacy of an historic downtown neighborhood.
• Gather the city’s many communities around a shared space.
• Nurture the next generation of local entrepreneurs.
• Create a dynamic hub for Albuquerque’s agricultural and artisanal
communities.
• Promote tourism by providing Albuquerque with a must-see
destination in the heart of downtown.
• Demonstrate one of many potential uses for the Rail Yards site.
• Promote the knowledge and preservation of New Mexico’s heirloom
crop varieties

Event Details

Time: 10am-2pm
Recurrence: Every Sunday
Admission: Free

Location: Blacksmith Shop at the Albuquerque Rail Yard in Barelas

777 1st Street SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 505-600-1109

Aug
24
Fri
Los Alamos Summer Concert Series
Aug 24 all-day

The Torch has been Passed! Abe Gordon and Kara Robertson have booked a full summer of Friday concerts at Ashley Pond.

The FREE Summer Concert Series begins May 25th,
with Dre Z Melodi—on the Pond, 7 to 10pm.

The Summer Concert Series is presented FREE to the public by the County of
Los Alamos and the businesses, professionals, and neighbors in our community.

The Series, has been coordinated and managed for 28 years by Russ Gordon of Gordons’ Concerts. The torch has been passed, and the Concert Series will be managed by Russ’ son and future daughter-in-law, Abe Gordon and Kara Robertson. This series of Friday evening concerts-in-the-park spans the summer from late May through August and is held at Ashley Pond, the centerpiece of Los Alamos.

Each year thousands of residents and visitors take advantage of our beautiful Ashley Pond Park. Pull up a lawn chair and enjoy an eclectic variety of talent from rock to blues, jazz, country, Latin, Americana, African & World rhythms and more, including Russian Rokenroll. At the Pond each week you’ll find a variety of hot and cold food and drinks provided by our many vendors.

Don’t miss it!

ABQ Food Fridays @ Civic Plaza
Aug 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

ABQ Food Fridays is a weekly, open-air food and craft beer event on Fridays. It is a pop-up happy hour event where people can enjoy fine food, drinks and live music in a fun and unique atmosphere followed by a screening of a free movie.

Each week will have dinner from a different restaurant and music from a different live band. All dinner entrees will have a fixed price point of $10 or less. Restaurants that have signed on for ABQ Food Fridays include Slate Street Café, M’Tucci’s Italian Kitchen, Pueblo Harvest Café, Delish among several others. Chefs will serve out of the Silver Spoon – a top of the line mobile kitchen in a beautifully renovated classic Airstream trailer! Upcoming bands include the Red Light Cameras, Cali Shaw Band, Le Chat Lunatique, and others. There is no cover charge and it is family-friendly so all are welcome to come and enjoy the music and fun atmosphere on Civic Plaza.

Aug
25
Sat
Chuckwagon BBQ Supper & Shows @ WildLife West Nature Park
Aug 25 all-day
Chuckwagon Supper Shows  June 30, July 14, August 11 & 25, Sept 1  Saturday Nights 6 PM  Featuring The Watermelon Mountain Jug Band
crowd_fsOur Saturday night Chuckwagon Supper Shows are a local favorite. Suppers include a traditional barbecue dinner of brisket and chicken (vegetarian option is always available), wildlife presentation, our unique falcon show, and live music–typically western, bluegrass or an acoustic mix. Shows take place rain or shine in our all-weather amphitheater or our enclosed and heated Bean Barn. Sign up for Park updates. New Mexico can get cool after sunset, so make sure to bring a jacket or other warm garments! Call the park for reservations. Local – (505) 281-7655 Toll-Free

Chuck Wagon Suppers

Join us for dinner and music at one of central New Mexico’s most enjoyable attractions, just 20 minutes east of Albuquerque in Edgewood! The park is open to chuckwagon guests at 5:30; the falcon show begins at 6:00; hayrides run from 6:00 to 7:00; and dinner is served at 7:00. The music starts approximately 8:00 and usually runs for about an hour._DSC9754

Just before the show starts, a special free-flight Peregrine Falcon demonstration will be presented by world-renowned falconer Tom Smylie. The audience will experience these magnificent birds close up and learn how the fastest raptor on earth survives in the wild.  A puppet show, created by youth, tells a fun and heart-warming story of other animals in the Park._DSC9746

Reservations are required by 2:00 PM on the day of the show; vegetarian options must be requested at time of reservation. To make reservations, please contact us by phone:

Local – (505) 281-7655
Toll-Free – (877) 981-9453

Aug
26
Sun
Rail Yards Market @ Albuquerque Rail Yards - Blacksmith Shop
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

RAIL YARDS MARKET
Come to the Rail Yards Market every Sunday for food, art, music and community. Set in Downtown Albuquerque’s Rail Yards enjoy local artisans, growers and musicians. For an inside look at the market, check out this blog post.

The Rail Yards Market’s mission is to celebrate the cuisine, culture, and art of Albuquerque and the State of New Mexico. Our commitment is to:
• Preserve the legacy of an historic downtown neighborhood.
• Gather the city’s many communities around a shared space.
• Nurture the next generation of local entrepreneurs.
• Create a dynamic hub for Albuquerque’s agricultural and artisanal
communities.
• Promote tourism by providing Albuquerque with a must-see
destination in the heart of downtown.
• Demonstrate one of many potential uses for the Rail Yards site.
• Promote the knowledge and preservation of New Mexico’s heirloom
crop varieties

Event Details

Time: 10am-2pm
Recurrence: Every Sunday
Admission: Free

Location: Blacksmith Shop at the Albuquerque Rail Yard in Barelas

777 1st Street SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 505-600-1109

Aug
31
Fri
Los Alamos Summer Concert Series
Aug 31 all-day

The Torch has been Passed! Abe Gordon and Kara Robertson have booked a full summer of Friday concerts at Ashley Pond.

The FREE Summer Concert Series begins May 25th,
with Dre Z Melodi—on the Pond, 7 to 10pm.

The Summer Concert Series is presented FREE to the public by the County of
Los Alamos and the businesses, professionals, and neighbors in our community.

The Series, has been coordinated and managed for 28 years by Russ Gordon of Gordons’ Concerts. The torch has been passed, and the Concert Series will be managed by Russ’ son and future daughter-in-law, Abe Gordon and Kara Robertson. This series of Friday evening concerts-in-the-park spans the summer from late May through August and is held at Ashley Pond, the centerpiece of Los Alamos.

Each year thousands of residents and visitors take advantage of our beautiful Ashley Pond Park. Pull up a lawn chair and enjoy an eclectic variety of talent from rock to blues, jazz, country, Latin, Americana, African & World rhythms and more, including Russian Rokenroll. At the Pond each week you’ll find a variety of hot and cold food and drinks provided by our many vendors.

Don’t miss it!

Zuni Annual Tribal Fair @ Zuni Pueblo
Aug 31 @ 10:00 am – Sep 2 @ 4:00 pm

Annual Fall celebration of Zuni arts & culture! Traditional arts market, dance performances, arts raffle, demonstrations and more at the Visitor Center. Traditional Harvest Dance involving hundreds of Zuni community members in traditional dress at the historic Middle Village.

(505) 782-7238; zunitourism.com

ABQ Food Fridays @ Civic Plaza
Aug 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

ABQ Food Fridays is a weekly, open-air food and craft beer event on Fridays. It is a pop-up happy hour event where people can enjoy fine food, drinks and live music in a fun and unique atmosphere followed by a screening of a free movie.

Each week will have dinner from a different restaurant and music from a different live band. All dinner entrees will have a fixed price point of $10 or less. Restaurants that have signed on for ABQ Food Fridays include Slate Street Café, M’Tucci’s Italian Kitchen, Pueblo Harvest Café, Delish among several others. Chefs will serve out of the Silver Spoon – a top of the line mobile kitchen in a beautifully renovated classic Airstream trailer! Upcoming bands include the Red Light Cameras, Cali Shaw Band, Le Chat Lunatique, and others. There is no cover charge and it is family-friendly so all are welcome to come and enjoy the music and fun atmosphere on Civic Plaza.

Sep
1
Sat
Chuckwagon BBQ Supper & Shows @ WildLife West Nature Park
Sep 1 all-day
Chuckwagon Supper Shows  June 30, July 14, August 11 & 25, Sept 1  Saturday Nights 6 PM  Featuring The Watermelon Mountain Jug Band
crowd_fsOur Saturday night Chuckwagon Supper Shows are a local favorite. Suppers include a traditional barbecue dinner of brisket and chicken (vegetarian option is always available), wildlife presentation, our unique falcon show, and live music–typically western, bluegrass or an acoustic mix. Shows take place rain or shine in our all-weather amphitheater or our enclosed and heated Bean Barn. Sign up for Park updates. New Mexico can get cool after sunset, so make sure to bring a jacket or other warm garments! Call the park for reservations. Local – (505) 281-7655 Toll-Free

Chuck Wagon Suppers

Join us for dinner and music at one of central New Mexico’s most enjoyable attractions, just 20 minutes east of Albuquerque in Edgewood! The park is open to chuckwagon guests at 5:30; the falcon show begins at 6:00; hayrides run from 6:00 to 7:00; and dinner is served at 7:00. The music starts approximately 8:00 and usually runs for about an hour._DSC9754

Just before the show starts, a special free-flight Peregrine Falcon demonstration will be presented by world-renowned falconer Tom Smylie. The audience will experience these magnificent birds close up and learn how the fastest raptor on earth survives in the wild.  A puppet show, created by youth, tells a fun and heart-warming story of other animals in the Park._DSC9746

Reservations are required by 2:00 PM on the day of the show; vegetarian options must be requested at time of reservation. To make reservations, please contact us by phone:

Local – (505) 281-7655
Toll-Free – (877) 981-9453

Harvest Wine Festival @ BALLOON FIESTA PARK
Sep 1 – Sep 3 all-day

Harvest Wine Festival
ALBUQUERQUE

Labor Day Weekend
September 1-3
Balloon Fiesta Park

A fully tented event for your wine drinking comfort.

2000 BOTTLES. 200 WINES. 20 WINERIES, and…
2 DUELING PIANOS
Electrified fun and entertainment provided by

Admission includes a Viva Vino wine glass, complimentary tastings from all wineries.
All paid wine tasting tickets include $5 off any bottle of wine.

VIP Early Access Hour, 11am (Saturday only)
General Admission, Doors Open at 12pm Daily

EVENT DATES AND TIMES

Saturday, September 1:
VIP Tasting Hour: 11AM – 12PM
General Admission: 12PM – 6PM

Sunday, September 2
General Admission: 12PM – 6PM

Monday, September 3
General Admission: 12PM – 5PM

Must Know FAQs

Must bring a VALID government issued photo ID.

Vertical New Mexico IDs will not be accepted.

All ages allowed. Children under 18 must be with a legal guardian.

NO weapons.

NO open containers.

NO coolers.

NO pets.

NO smoking.

NO outside food or alcohol. (Bottled water permitted)

Parking is FREE.

The festival will be held rain or shine.

Sep
2
Sun
Rail Yards Market @ Albuquerque Rail Yards - Blacksmith Shop
Sep 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

RAIL YARDS MARKET
Come to the Rail Yards Market every Sunday for food, art, music and community. Set in Downtown Albuquerque’s Rail Yards enjoy local artisans, growers and musicians. For an inside look at the market, check out this blog post.

The Rail Yards Market’s mission is to celebrate the cuisine, culture, and art of Albuquerque and the State of New Mexico. Our commitment is to:
• Preserve the legacy of an historic downtown neighborhood.
• Gather the city’s many communities around a shared space.
• Nurture the next generation of local entrepreneurs.
• Create a dynamic hub for Albuquerque’s agricultural and artisanal
communities.
• Promote tourism by providing Albuquerque with a must-see
destination in the heart of downtown.
• Demonstrate one of many potential uses for the Rail Yards site.
• Promote the knowledge and preservation of New Mexico’s heirloom
crop varieties

Event Details

Time: 10am-2pm
Recurrence: Every Sunday
Admission: Free

Location: Blacksmith Shop at the Albuquerque Rail Yard in Barelas

777 1st Street SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 505-600-1109

Sep
7
Fri
Los Alamos Summer Concert Series
Sep 7 all-day

The Torch has been Passed! Abe Gordon and Kara Robertson have booked a full summer of Friday concerts at Ashley Pond.

The FREE Summer Concert Series begins May 25th,
with Dre Z Melodi—on the Pond, 7 to 10pm.

The Summer Concert Series is presented FREE to the public by the County of
Los Alamos and the businesses, professionals, and neighbors in our community.

The Series, has been coordinated and managed for 28 years by Russ Gordon of Gordons’ Concerts. The torch has been passed, and the Concert Series will be managed by Russ’ son and future daughter-in-law, Abe Gordon and Kara Robertson. This series of Friday evening concerts-in-the-park spans the summer from late May through August and is held at Ashley Pond, the centerpiece of Los Alamos.

Each year thousands of residents and visitors take advantage of our beautiful Ashley Pond Park. Pull up a lawn chair and enjoy an eclectic variety of talent from rock to blues, jazz, country, Latin, Americana, African & World rhythms and more, including Russian Rokenroll. At the Pond each week you’ll find a variety of hot and cold food and drinks provided by our many vendors.

Don’t miss it!

Sep
8
Sat
ABQ Megaband Jam @ Apple Mountain Music
Sep 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

“The Albuquerque Megaband” is an open community band which provides an opportunity for musicians to get together and play acoustic string band music. Megaband practices are held on the second Saturday of each month from 2 to 4 p.m. at Apple Mountain Music, 10301 Comanche Rd. NE (www.applemtnmusic.com/). The Megaband is also meeting at Winning Coffee Co., 111 Harvard SE, (http://www.winningcoffeeco.com/)  on the fourth Sunday of the month from 2 to 4pm. Please join us!

ABQ Megaband Jam @ Apple Mountain Music
Sep 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

“The Albuquerque Megaband” is an open community band which provides an opportunity for musicians to get together and play acoustic string band music. Megaband practices are held on the second Saturday of each month from 2 to 4 p.m. at Apple Mountain Music, 10301 Comanche Rd. NE (www.applemtnmusic.com/). The Megaband is also meeting at Winning Coffee Co., 111 Harvard SE, (http://www.winningcoffeeco.com/)  on the fourth Sunday of the month from 2 to 4pm. Please join us!

Albuquerque Annual Hopfest @ Isleta Resort & Casino
Sep 8 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8TH 2018

Isleta Resort & Casino

2p-6p

60 BREWERIES – UNLIMITED SAMPLING – CIDERS, SPIRITS & MORE

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When:

Saturday, September 8, 2018
General Admission 3p-6p
Extra Hoppy Hour 2p-3p
VIP Entry 2p

Gates open 30 minutes prior for ID checks

Where:

Isleta Resort & Casino
Click here for directions 

What:

• Unlimited Sampling from More than 70 Breweries
• Ciders, Hard Sodas & Spirits available.
• Live Music on 3 Stages with 7 Bands
• Indoor and Outdoor Tasting Areas – enjoy the sunshine and indoor bathrooms, sinks and the pleasures of air-conditioning.
• Collectible quality event program featuring bands & breweries
• Educational Seminars, Raffles, Games, Homebrew Demonstrations, Vendor Booths, and more!

Who:

ABQ Hopfest is a project of Feel Good Festivals.

PLEASE NOTE:

No one under 21 admitted.

Sep
9
Sun
Rail Yards Market @ Albuquerque Rail Yards - Blacksmith Shop
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

RAIL YARDS MARKET
Come to the Rail Yards Market every Sunday for food, art, music and community. Set in Downtown Albuquerque’s Rail Yards enjoy local artisans, growers and musicians. For an inside look at the market, check out this blog post.

The Rail Yards Market’s mission is to celebrate the cuisine, culture, and art of Albuquerque and the State of New Mexico. Our commitment is to:
• Preserve the legacy of an historic downtown neighborhood.
• Gather the city’s many communities around a shared space.
• Nurture the next generation of local entrepreneurs.
• Create a dynamic hub for Albuquerque’s agricultural and artisanal
communities.
• Promote tourism by providing Albuquerque with a must-see
destination in the heart of downtown.
• Demonstrate one of many potential uses for the Rail Yards site.
• Promote the knowledge and preservation of New Mexico’s heirloom
crop varieties

Event Details

Time: 10am-2pm
Recurrence: Every Sunday
Admission: Free

Location: Blacksmith Shop at the Albuquerque Rail Yard in Barelas

777 1st Street SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 505-600-1109