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Heights Summerfest Promises a Night of Fun, Music, and Food

The Original Wailers announced as the June 15 headliner.
May 28, 2024

Get ready to enjoy the warm weather and have some outdoor fun at the City of Albuquerque’s Heights Summerfest, happening on Saturday, June 15 from 5 to 10 p.m. at North Domingo Baca Park. This free event is perfect for families, friends, and neighbors to gather and celebrate the beginning of summer with music, food, and local businesses.

Headlining the event is The Original Wailers, featuring Al Anderson, who will take the stage at 8:30 p.m. Anderson, known for his work with Bob Marley, will bring the iconic reggae sound to Albuquerque. The band includes Chet Samuel, Omar Lopez, Paapa Nyarkoh, and Adrian AK Cisneros, continuing the legacy of Bob Marley's music.

Local entertainers include The NOMS at 5 p.m; Alex Maryol at 6 p.m.; and Red Light Cameras at 7 p.m.

Throughout the evening, concert goers can grab a bite to eat from more than 20 food vendors offering treats ranging from spicy chicken to ice cream. Local breweries, distilleries, and wineries will be onsite with award winning creations in The Cantina, and local businesses and artisans will showcase their handmade products at The Shops. Free activities for kids include face painting, inflatable jump houses, and a 25-foot climbing wall.

North Domingo Baca Park is located at 7521 Carmel NE. Guests are welcome to park in the north lot at North Domingo Baca Park and the Multi-Generational Center. Free parking is available at La Cueva High School with free shuttles taking event-goers from La Cueva High School to North Domingo Baca Park from 4 p.m. until 10:30 p.m.

Heights Summerfest is free to the public. Pets are welcome on leashes. This is a rain or shine event. Event sponsors include iHeart Radio.