Harvest Festival | Saturday, October 1 & Sunday, October 2, 2022 | Botanic Garden
Fall in love with Autumn all over again. The ABQ BioPark is excited to host the annual Harvest Festival at the Botanic Garden for two fun-filled days in October. Explore a variety of landscapes throughout the Garden, listen to live music, enjoy festival treats, local brews, and celebrate the beauty of the season.
- Adult: $12
- Senior (65+): $6
- Youth (3-12): $6
- Child 2 & Under: Free
- New Mexico BioPark Society (NMBPS) members receive 50 percent off with current membership card and valid photo ID.
Reserving your visit time is recommended but not required. Tickets are available at the Botanic Garden Box Office. NMBPS members are required to bring a current membership card and valid photo ID upon entry.
Face painters will be getting you ready for a fall photo-shoot. There are plenty of places to take your fall photos as the gardeners have been hard at work with their gorgeous seasonal arrangements displayed throughout the Garden. Leave the backdrops of your photo-opps to them!
Eats & Treats
Reward yourself with eats and treats available at the Shark Reef Café and throughout the Garden. A menu full of season specialties will be available including a waffle apple pie, fresh spun cotton candy, elote style corn-on-the-cob in a cup, loaded tots, pulled pork sandwiches, platters with fried chicken or pork ribs, and more!
Drink stands will offer a variety local beers, including brews from Tractor Brewing Co. for visitors 21 and older with a valid ID.
The Festival will be packed with local makers and their handcrafted products. Albuquerque flair will be available from artisans for your shopping and souvenir needs. Event-goers can expect small businesses like Air Tings, Anka Jewelry Designs, Balate Naturals, CINDRE, Clay Alchemy Studio, Crossed Paws Pottery, Desert Dog Designs, Fiesta Food on Wheels, Flora & Foliage, Liz Roberts Pottery, New Mexico Sabor, Oakenwell, Santa Fe Honey Salon, Upside Goods Co., and Wethington Holistic Arts.
While strolling through the Botanic Garden, guests can enjoy the sounds of local bands as they provide a soundtrack to the Harvest Festival experience. The local entertainment event-goers can expect to hear around the Garden will include talent like Michael Pirko, Mumbojumobo Jazz Band, The Roswells, Ryan Smith, Secret 7 Duo, and more! Check out the stage schedules below.
Saturday, October 1
- 10 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. – Le Chat Lunatique
- 12-1:30 p.m. – Son Como Son
- 2-4 p.m. – Dust City Opera
- 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. – Watermelon Mountain Jug Band
- 12:30-2 p.m. – The Porter Draw
- 2:30-4 p.m. – Silver Sky Blues Band
Sunday, October 2
- 10 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. – Watermelon Mountain Jug Band
- 12-1:30 p.m. – Eli Del Puerto
- 2-4 p.m. – Felix y Los Gatos
- 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. – High Desert Playboys
- 12:30-2 p.m. – Silver Sky Blues Band
- 2:30-4 p.m. – The Cumberlands
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