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Lift Your Spirits

A craft cocktail festival during a balloon glow.

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Lift Your Spirits | Friday, October 7, 2022 | 4 p.m. | Balloon Museum 

The Department of Arts & Culture has partnered with the New Mexico Distillers Guild to present Lift Your Spirits, a craft cocktail festival. Distilleries will be mixing up signature cocktails and educating guests about their creations and methods. Grab a drink from a distillery, some local cuisine from a food truck, shop from an assortment of handmade products, listen to a variety of bands, and enjoy the best view of Balloon Fiesta Park in Albuquerque. 

Tickets 

  • Rise to the Occasion Package: $50 
    • 4 General Admission Tickets and a Parking Pass 
  • General Admission for ages 21+: $10 
  • General Admission for ages 4 to 20 and Designated Drivers: $5 
  • General Admission for Children 3 and Under: Free 

All Lift Your Spirits tickets include admission to the Anderson Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum. 

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General admission tickets will be available at the door. 

 

LYS - Olive - 800 Local Distillers

Members of the New Mexico Distillers Guild will be ready to mix specialty drinks using their own distilled, handcrafted spirits. 
Adults 21+ should bring valid identification. Guests can expect cocktails from distiller like: 

 

  • 505 Spirits
  • Algodones Distillery
  • Altar Spirits
  • Happy Accidents
  • Hollow Spirits
  • Left Turn Distilling
  • Little Toad Creek Brewery & Distillery
  • One Distillery
  • Rolling Still Distillery
  • Safe House Distilling
  • Santa Fe Spirits
  • Still Spirits
  • Taylor Garrett 
  • Troubled Minds Distilling 
  • Tumbleroot Brewery and Distillery 

 

LYS - 3 Dots - 350 Local Entertainment 

Enjoy the original music of three local bands as they perform while you drink cocktails and enjoy the view of the balloon glow and fireworks. Listen to the garage-pop tunes of Red Light Cameras, reggae beats from Revíva, and the salsa sounds of Ivon Ulibarri & Café Mocha. 

 

Entertainment Schedule: 

 

LYS - 3 Dots 2 - 350 Local Artisans 

Browse from a variety of handmade products created by local artisans. Shoppers can find jewelry, candles, kitchen ware, and home décor from businesses you'll come to know and love. 
Anka Jewelry Designs, Bee Nice Beauty, Born and Raised Clothing, Casa Cocktails, Dawson Designs, Fiesta Food on Wheels, Half Full Designs, Koi Mountain, Le Paris BakeryMobius Theory, OakenwellTania's Tasty Kitchen, The Doodle ShopTwisted Sugar, and Two Stoned Betties

 

LYS - Candy - 250 Local Cuisine 

A variety of food trucks will be cooking up delicious eats to pair with cocktails. 

2 Guys 1 Grill will be grilling tacos and sandwiches, Bing Tea will have scrimptions bubble tea, Craft Q BBQ will have a delicious BBQ menu, La Sirenita ABQ, warm up with a coffee from Suenos Coffee Co., Tikka Spice, and grab tacos from The Supper Truck

 

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LYS - Pink Dot - 150 Getting There 

Anderson Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum
Address: 9201 Balloon Museum Dr. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113 

Access the Balloon Museum parking lot off of Balloon Museum Dr. from Alameda Blvd. 

Parking 

There is very limited parking at the Anderson Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum and surrounding areas. Guests who purchase tickets early can ensure a parking pass with their admission to Lift Your Spirits with the Rise to the Occasion package. 

Tickets to Lift Your Spirits do not include admission to the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. 

Park N Ride 

Tickets to the International Balloon Fiesta are required to board a Park N Ride bus and must be purchased in advance. Admission to the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is included with a Park N Ride ticket. Enjoy a Park N Ride service and imbibe in a selection of cocktails from a variety of distilleries before going down to the field. 

Ride Share

Get a ride from your choice of ride share services. The drop-off and pick-up area is located on Alameda Blvd. and just west of Balloon Museum Dr., south of the Balloon Museum. 

Museum Hours 

The Balloon Museum will be open daily throughout the Balloon Fiesta from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Parking passes are required to park at the Balloon Museum and are not available the day of the event. Click this link for more information about Anderson Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum exhibits and events. 

Event Details 

Tickets to Lift Your Spirits do not include drinks. Dogs are not permitted due to the hot air balloons and firework show. Lift Your Spirits is an evening event therefore canopies will not be allowed. Lift Your Spirits tickets include admission to the Balloon Museum. Parking passes are required at the Balloon Museum during Lift Your Spirits. Parking passes are not available for purchase the day of the event. General admission tickets will be available at the door. 


Thank you to our sponsors! 

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