Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 22nd, and prepare to immerse yourself in the ultimate beer-lover’s paradise at the Second Annual Great New Mexico Beer Festival!

From 12 PM to 6 PM, Balloon Fiesta Park in Albuquerque will transform into a bustling hub of craft brews, live music, delicious food, and unforgettable fun. 

A Celebration of Local Craft

This isn’t just any beer festival. It’s a celebration of the vibrant and diverse craft beer scene that New Mexico proudly boasts. Every pour at the Great New Mexico Beer Festival directly supports local breweries, ensuring that your enjoyment contributes to the thriving local economy and the artisans behind your favorite brews.

Event Highlights

Early Access and General Admission

– Early Access Ticket: Gain entry at 12 PM for the first taste of the finest brews.

– General Admission Ticket: Doors open at 1 PM for a day filled with extraordinary beer experiences.


Balloon Fiesta Park, Albuquerque: Enjoy GREAT BEER in the GREAT OUTDOORS, surrounded by the stunning landscape and vibrant atmosphere of Balloon Fiesta Park.

Why This Event is “Great”

  1. Support Local Brewers: Unlike any other event, this festival ensures that every tasting pour financially supports New Mexico breweries.
  2. Exclusive Experiences: Attendees receive a commemorative festival glass, 16 tasting pours of any beers, and access to a variety of engaging activities.
  3. Diverse Entertainment: From classes and tastings to food trucks, games, and live music, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Entertainment Lineup

The festival features live performances by:

– Kyle Martin & Company

– Keeping Up with the Joneses

These talented acts will provide the perfect soundtrack to your beer-tasting adventure.

Activities and Amenities

– Tastings and Classes: Enhance your beer knowledge and appreciation with expert-led sessions.

– Food Trucks: Savor delicious offerings from a variety of local food trucks.

– Games and Activities: Challenge friends to lawn games, mini-golf, and more.

– FREE Photo Booth and 360 Booth by ABQLive sponsored by Rio Bravo Brewing

– Artisan Market: Browse unique, handcrafted items from local artisans.

– Movie Theater: Enjoy free popcorn while catching a flick at the on-site movie theater.

Tickets and Additional Pours

Your ticket includes:

– A commemorative festival glass

– 16 tasting pours of any beers

– Free popcorn at the movie theater

– Access to lawn games, mini-golf, and live music

Should you wish to ind

ulge further, additional sample pours and full pints will be available for purchase.

Support Like No Other

The Great New Mexico Beer Festival stands out for its dedication to supporting local brewers. Unlike other festivals, we ensure that every tasting pour directly benefits the breweries, making this event a vital contributor to the local craft beer industry.

Join Us!

Don’t miss out on the Second Annual Great New Mexico Beer Festival – a day where community, craft, and celebration come together in perfect harmony. Grab your tickets today and get ready to enjoy GREAT BEER in the GREAT OUTDOORS of Balloon Fiesta Park!

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit our website. 

Cheers to supporting local brewers and enjoying the finest craft beers New Mexico has to offer!

Article By ABQLive Team

Photos Courtesy of ABQLive

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