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Heights Summerfest 2023

Summer fun at one of the City's largest parks.

2023-Summerfest Poster Heights

Saturday, June 10, 2023 | 5-10 p.m. | North Domingo Baca Park 

Celebrate warm weather and outdoor fun at a community gathering during an Albuquerque Summerfest. This free concert series features local businesses with handcrafted products in The Shops, food trucks with freshly made cuisine in the Food Court, libations created by breweries, wineries and distilleries in The Cantina, entertainment by local talent, and a production by a national headliner all at a City park. 

National Headliner

Galactic featuring Anjelika Jelly Joseph GALACTIC 2023 Press1 - Credit Josh Brasted Photography.jpeg

Galactic draws on 25 years together in order to progress with each performance and subsequent record. After 10 albums, over 2,000 gigs, and tens of millions of streams, the proud New Orleans, LA quintet—Ben Ellman [saxophone, harmonica], Robert Mercurio [bass], Stanton Moore [drums, percussion], Jeffrey Raines [guitar], and Richard Vogal [keyboards]—have kept the torch burning through five U.S. presidential regimes, the turn-of-the-century, Hurricane Katrina, a Global Pandemic, and a much-anticipated recovery. They’re the rare collective who can support Juvenile on Jimmy Kimmel LIVE!, contribute music to a blockbuster soundtrack such as Now You See Me, and light up the stages of Coachella, Bonnaroo, and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (a staggering 22 times).

Joined by vocal powerhouse Anjelika “Jelly” Joseph, they continue to forge ahead with a 2023 headline tour and more new music.

As they continue writing, recording, and performing, Galactic always keep New Orleans close to their hearts at all times. In 2018, the band purchased and took over one of the city’s most hallowed venues—Tipitina’s Nightclub. Their history with the venue even predated the band as Ben’s first job was as a cook in the old kitchen, while they’ve graced its stage more than 100 times over the years.

In the end, Galactic keep moving forward as they add more chapters to their incredible history.

(Photo credit Josh Brasted Photography)

Entertainment Schedule


Local-Food Blue No WordsFood Trucks

Order freshly made cuisine from local food trucks serving a variety of food. Bring your appetite and have a picnic in the park when you order from food trucks like Baskin Robbins, Bing Tea, Burger Knights, Craft Q, Desert Sun Mobile Café, Good Dawg Catering & Concessions, Juicy J's, Latte Corazon, Loaded Lemon ABQ, Mrs. Sprinkles Ice Cream, Rollin' In Hot, Sugar Bee's Sweets, The Supper TruckTikka Spice and Umami Moto


Kids-Activities - Blue No WordsKids' Activities

The kids area is full of fun and free activities. Jump in inflatables, climb a 25-foot climbing wall and get faces painted. Bring the family!



The-Cantina - Blue No WordsThe Cantina 

Local breweries, distilleries and wineries are bringing their award winning creations to The Cantina at Albuquerque Summerfest. Each one will be serving their signature drinks to the 21+ guests who bring their IDs. Order beer, wine, or a cocktail from establishments showcasing their best beverages from booths like Bosque Brewing Co.,Boxing Bear Brewing Co.Brew Lab 101 & Cider Co., DH Lescombes Winery, Hollow Spirits Distillery, La Cumbre Brewing Co., Leaf & Hive Brew Lab, Nikle Co., Quarter Celtic Brewpub, ReSource Brewing Co., Safe House Distilling, Sheehan Winery, Sidetrack Brewing Co., Sobremesa, and Tractor Brewing Co.


The-Shops - Blue No WordsThe Shops 

Local businesses with handmade products are featured in The Shops at Albuquerque Summerfest. Each artisan booth offers unique items from art to home goods, clothing to jewelry. Shopping local in one place has never been easier. Get something new for the house, for yourself or that perfect gift from a variety of small businesses like Air Tings, Anka Jewelry Designs, Art by Autumn Moon, Bee Nice Beauty, Big Head Leather, Big T Spice Co., Bijoux Metis, Bloomers, Born & Raised Clothing, Casa Cocktails, ChangeOut Jewelry, Common Good Concepts, Crossed Paws Pottery, Dawson Designs, Desert Flower Baking Co., Enchanted Wik Candle Co and Bar, Fiesta on the Go LLC, Flora & Foliage, Flowers By Russi, Gma's Beef Jerky, Grazing in the Bosque LLC, Half Full Designs, Honey Shack NM, Joe's Bows, Made by Mac, Milagro Goat Farm, Mum & Pup LLC, New Mexico Sabor, One Seed Designs, PicaSweet, RootsNM, Scattered Light Stitchery, Sokwa, Speckle Ware, Squidly Designs, Sunshine Alchemists & Soap Co., The Doodle Shop, The Imperfect Heart, The Living Flame Candle Co., Tribal Creations, Vague Made, and Zozoya Candle Company. 

Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) 

The Society for Creative Anachronism’s local chapter, Barony of al-Barran, will be joining the fun at Heights Summerfest. They are dedicated to researching and recreating the Middle Ages in the present. Visit them by The Shops to watch their Melee Battles and Rapier Duels. The kids can Fight A Knight at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Getting There

North Domingo Baca Park is located at 7521 Carmel Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113 one block north of Paseo del Norte between Louisiana Blvd and Wyoming Blvd. See Map.


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. Street parking is allowed, however, please abide by all posted parking signs and respect of the neighborhood. 


Event Specifics

Heights Summerfest is free to the public. Pets are welcome on leashes. This is a rain or shine event. 



Thank you to our sponsors! 

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