2016 Albuquerque Wine Festival May 28th, 29th, & 30th
Fine Wineries. Great Music. Delicious Food. Amazing Art.
Saturday, Sunday & Monday 12PM - 6PM DAILY Tasting Tickets, $20 Tickets include commemorative glass and unlimited tastes. Buy online and receive $5 OFF any bottle of wine at the festival.* *applies to full price $20 tickets only. Not applicable to any discounted tickets. Designated Driver Ticket, $5.00. Ages 13- 20, $5.00. Under 12, Free All those under 21 must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian. Military Monday, May 30 $3 Discount for Military. Available at the door only. ID required.
FREE PARKING FOR ALL VIP PARKING AREA FOR MAZDA VEHICLES.
Interested in working or volunteering at the Wine Festival? General Volunteer sign-up: CLICK HERE Do you have an alcohol servers’ license? Most wineries do their own hiring, but the Festival maintains lists of those interested in working to put in touch with the wineries. If you have a license, and would like to work, email Summer@BlueRiverProductions.com
MAY 29 12PM: Sim Balkey 3PM: Chris Dracup, Funk of the West
MAY 30: 12PM: Le Chat Lunatique 2:30PM: Felix y Los Gatos
*schedule subject to change
Enjoy the NEW MEXICO TRUE EXPERIENCE Tent
Free on-site painting classes from Kelly Jo Designs (on-site sign up) Wine 101 Seminars with Howard Spiegelman, Santa Fe Community College - Culinary Arts Wine & Chocolate Pairing 101 with Joliesse Chocolates
AND OVER 40 VENDORS OF FINE FOOD & ART
FAQs: Do you accept vertical IDs as proof of age (21+)? No, we do not. NO VERTICAL IDS ACCEPTED. Passports accepted. Temp paper licenses accepted only with prior horizontal licenses Can I bring my pet? No, pets are NOT allowed at Balloon Fiesta Park. Not even my iddy-biddy Chihuahua in my purse? The Park policy is no pets. You’ll have to leave them at home. Can I bring in something to drink? You may bring in closed (sealed) bottles of water or soda ONLY. No outside alcohol is allowed into the Park, and no open containers are allowed out the gate. This wine festival is under a Public Celebration Permit for wineries only and no other type of alcohol may be consumed on site as per NM State law. Can I bring in something to eat? No outside food is allowed into the Park. Can I bring my children? You may bring YOUR children and those for whom you are the legal guardian, but not those that aren’t your own. You MAY NOT bring your niece/nephew/neighbor/friend of your child. What if it rains? Please visit www.weather.com for information about the zip code 87113. This is the zip code for Balloon Fiesta Park and you may find it is raining in Albuquerque or else where in Bernalillo County, but not at the the event. Our summer storms are sporadic and pass quickly. The festival will not close unless weather is extreme or dangerous. Otherwise, we appreciate the cooling effect of the rain and continue the celebration. There will be no refunds for weather-related reasons. Tickets are valid any one day of the festival. What sort of payment do you accept? We take cash and credit cards. Look for signs for credit card lines. Can I get tickets in advance? Yes and we encourage that, to avoid the lines at the box office - and you get $5 off any bottle of wine at the festival if you buy in advance (full price tickets only). You can purchase tickets online before the festival with the link provided above. Print your unique ticket and bring it to the festival to be scanned in. You may also show your e-ticket on your phone. Upon arrival, after being ID'd and receiving a wristband, proceed to the WILL CALL tent to get your $5 OFF ANY BOTTLE voucher. Can I bring my own cooler? No coolers are allowed at the wine festival.
BECOME A SPONSOR Interested in being a sponsor of this excellent event? Please contact us, and we will tailor a sponsorship package to best meet your goals. Blue River Productions. (505) 933-8650 | Contact@BlueRiverProductions.com