Memorial Day weekend is a time to honor sacrifices men and women have made for our country and our freedom. It is also a time to be with family and friends. Here are some Memorial Day weekend deals we’ve found in Albuquerque.
ABQ Blues & Brews Craft Beer Fest
Sunday, May 29, 2022, from 1:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Sandia Resort & Casino at 30 Rainbow Road
Visit the 10th Annual ABQ Blues & Brews. This is the kickoff celebration for ABQ Beer Week.
Enjoy blues music and local brews with unlimited sampling. Guests take home a souvenir tasting glass. Sample beer from dozens of New Mexico breweries, enjoy more than four hours of unlimited sampling and music on five stages including eight blues bands. Visit abqbluesandbrews for more information.
There are a variety of ticket options:
General Admission 3:00pm-6:00pm: Includes entrance, unlimited sampling, souvenir glass, music, vendors, games, event program, and entry into grand prize drawing.
Early Access Admission 1:30pm-3:00pm: This is an exclusive, limited admittance hour to enjoy the first taste of the brews.
VIP Admission 1:30pm-3:00pm: Enjoy early access admission, the VIP Lounge and two full beers.
Non-Sample Tickets: Entrance to festival and one bottle of water for first 100 ticket holders.
Participating breweries: Sandia Resort & Casino, 10 Barrel Brewing, Bells Brewery, Bosque Brewing Co, Canteen Brewhouse, Dukes of Ale Homebrew Club, Firestone Walker Brewing Co, Founders Brewing Co, Four Peaks Brewing Co, Goose Island, Marble Brewery, Nexus Brewery, Odell Brewing Co, Oskar Blues Brewery, Ponderosa Brewing Co, Ponderosa Brewing Co., Quarter Celtic Brewpub, Santa Fe Brewing Co ABQ Taproom, Santa Fe Brewing Co, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co, Tractor Brewing Co, NE Heights, North of ABQ, May 29th, Resource Brewing Co., Brew lab 101
Memorial Day Ceremony in Rio Rancho
Come out to Veterans Park on Memorial Day to commemorate and honor those men and women that have died in serving the United States of America. The event runs from 10am- 11am at Veterans Memorial Park, 950 Pinetree Rd SE in Rio Rancho.
For more information visit Memorial Day Celebration
New Mexico Wine Festival
Visit the New Mexico Wine Festival during Memorial Day Weekend. This 21 and over event takes place at Balloon Fiesta Park. Tickets are required, but parking is FREE.
Visit the wine festival website for more information
May 28-30, 2022
12pm – 6pm Daily
Balloon Fiesta Park
Sample over 200 wines from New Mexico’s finest wineries.
Enjoy a glass of your favorite win or purchase by the bottle and case. The event features live music, food trucks and local art jeweler and crafts.
FESTIVAL TASTING TICKET: $35
ONLINE/ADVANCE PURCHASE TASTING TICKET THROUGH MAY 27 ONLY
General Admission – Any Day: $30
Military Discount: $25
DESIGNATED DRIVER TICKET: $10
All Tasting Tickets include:
A commemorative Viva Vino wine glass.
$5 off any bottle of wine at the Festival.
Full access to the entertainment and festival grounds.
(Designated Driver tickets only include festival access.)
Each tasting ticket includes:
A commemorative wine glass for wine sampling or the purchase of wine by the glass.
Token for $5 off any bottle of wine at the festival.
Special festival pricing on wines by the bottle and case.
Summertime in Old Town free entertainment
Summertime fun in Old Town continues during Memorial Day weekend with two performances. Enjoy free jazz/soul music on Saturday evening and free country/bluegrass on Sunday. Shop at your favorite local stores and enjoy traditional New Mexican food in Old Town.
Saturday, May 28 from 7-9 pm (jazz/soul) The Art of Jazz with Tracey Whitney
Sunday, May29 from 1-3pm at the Gazebo (country/bluegrass) Watermelon Mountain Jug Band Band