Harvest Festival

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Save the Date!

Harvest Festival | Saturday, October 1 & Sunday, October 2, 2022 | Botanic Garden 


Thank you to everyone who enjoyed the 2021 Harvest Festival!

Did you Fall in love with the Harvest Festival? We did too! We can't wait to celebrate the season with you next year. 

The 2021 Harvest Festival brought an abundance of food, fun and entertainment to the ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden. 

Guests were able to explore a variety of landscapes throughout the Garden, listen to live music, enjoy festival treats and local brews, and celebrate the beauty of the season. Below are reminders of what was featured at the festival including local businesses and bands who participated in the fun. Kids of all ages were able to learn at Discovery Stations and the Live Demonstrations taught event-goers about traditional crafts and DIY gardening projects.

Festival Features

Local Artisans

The Festival was packed with local artisans and their handcrafted products. Albuquerque flair is still available from artisans like Anka Jewelry Designs, Bean Street Studio, Bloomers, Candace's Craft Corner, Dawson Designs, DurDe Jerky, Flora & Foliage, Half Full Designs, Handmade by Traci, Honey Shack - New Mexico, Liz Roberts Pottery, ML Designs, Oakenwell, Sunshine Alchemists and Soap Co., Two Stoned Betties, Wethington Holistic Arts, Wildcraft Designs, and WiseWorks

Local Sounds 

Local bands provided a soundtrack to the Harvest Festival experience. Guests heard the sounds of these bands in 2021: 

Frank Leto & PANdemonium – Caribbean/Brazilian, Baracutanga – Latin World Music/South American, Joseph General & High Vibration – Reggae, Bobcats Trio – Jazz, Lone Piñon – New Mexican Traditional, The Real Matt Jones – Alt-Country, Watermelon Mountain Jug Band – Country/Bluegrass, Hooks & the Huckleberries – Country/Rock, Le Chat Lunatique – Filthy Mangy Jazz, The Fabulous Martini-Tones – Surf-rock, Calle 66 – Salsa, Felix Y Los Gatos – Blues/New Mexican, Le Chat Lunatique – Filthy Mangy Jazz, Watermelon Mountain Jug Band – Country/Bluegrass, The Porter Draw – Alt-Country/Americana, The Porter Draw – Alt-Country/Americana, Silver String Band – String Folk/Bluegrass, and Hooks & the Huckleberries – Country/Rock.

Pedal Toward Petals

Bike to the Harvest Festival! The bike trail along the bosque runs right next to the Botanic Garden. Plan your route and ride on over with the family. Bike Path Map.

Event Details

This family-friendly event is included with admission to the ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden/Aquarium. Pets are not allowed at the ABQ BioPark. New Mexico BioPark Society Members will receive complimentary admission to the Garden during the Harvest Festival. 

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