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Sample the smells, sounds and tastes of the fall harvest at the Botanic Garden's Heritage Farm on Oct. 11 and 12.
You don't need to leave town to visit a farm this weekend! Come to the Botanic Garden's Heritage Farm for the ninth annual Cider Festival.
Find out how apple cider is made and sample fresh cider pressed on-site.during the event, so you can enjoy the sweet flavor of autumn at home.
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily
- Activities and hands-on discovery stations including crafts, wagon rides, cooking demonstrations, quilting and more at the Botanic Garden’s Heritage Farm exhibit.
- Cider press demonstrations and sales (apple cider, grape juice, and mums; while supplies last) in the Cider Barn at the Heritage Farm.
Cider and Juice for Sale
Purchase fresh-pressed apple cider and grape juice during this festival. The cider is not pasteurized and there are no preservatives.
Apples for Sale
Purchase whole apples during the Cider Festival.
- Small bag (7lbs): $4
- Large bag (14lbs): $7
Purchase your bag and fill it with any of the available varieties of Golden Delicious, Red Rome, Idared, and Macintosh.
Cider and Juice Prices:
- Apple Cider: $6 per gallon/ $4 per half gallon. Buy 4 gallons, get the fifth free!
- Grape Juice: $5 per half gallon.
Enjoy old-time bluegrass music by two local bands on both days from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
- Saturday – Fiasco Bros: Since the 1970's, the Fiasco Brothers have been getting together in Albuquerque to share their love of bluegrass and traditional music.
- Sunday – The Anslover Trio, made up of three talented teens ages 14-18, plays traditional bluegrass on violin, upright double bass, and guitar. Get a taste of the band's sounds with video of these young bluegrass musicians.