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Lift Your Spirits

A craft cocktail festival during a balloon glow.

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Save the Date! Friday, October 13, 2023 | 4-9 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. 

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

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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. 



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. 


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. 

LYS - Candy - 250 Local Cuisine 

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


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. 


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. 

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. Cash will not be accepted after 4:30 p.m. 

Lift Your Spirits is a rain or shine event and will continue regardless of the balloon glow program. Event guests are welcome to bring blankets and chairs to setup in the lawn for a great view of Balloon Fiesta Park. 

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