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Balloon Fiesta Park

5500 Balloon Fiesta Parkway NE

Albuquerque, NM 87113

Great New Mexico
Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival

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April 20


12 - 5 PM

*early entry VIP hour starts 11 am

FTFA is bringing the ultimate food truck and craft beer experience to Albuquerque for the 8th year!

Featuring some of the area's most popular food trucks dishing out fan favorites such as fall-off-the-bone BBQ,  Birria Mexican food, Chocolate Covered Strawberries, Cajun Seafood boil, Over the top sweet waffles with ice cream and more!

Offering dozens of regional and national brews.

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The Food

Food Truck
Dietary Options
Burger Knights
Bison Buffalo Burgers as well as other great burgers
Roasted Corn
MoonBaby Cafe
Special deli Sandwiches, Shakes, Floats, Handmade Ice-Cream Sandwiches, Desserts
Fusion Tacos
Mexican Food
Sanchez tacos
Mexican Food
Rev's BBQ
Smoked brisket, pulled pork, pork ribs, pork sausage, loaded nachos, elote bowls, peach cobbler in a waffle cone, and banana pudding, lemon zucchini bread
Tikka Spice Food Truck
South Asian Street Food Fusion
With Love Waffles
Over the top sweet waffles with ice cream, floats and refreshers
Shake It Up
Craft, fresh-pressed lemonade, plant based energy refreshers & cold brew latte
One Stop chill n fill
Burgers, nachos, asada fries, tacos and burritos
Street Food Institute
Street tacos, gourmet sandwiches, finger foods
Mouthwatering Catering
Cajun Seafood boil and pork sandwich's
Dawgs for a Cause
Specialty Hot Dogs, Pulled Pork Sandwich, Tacos, Tater Tots, Vegan Meatball Sandwich, Vegan Chili Bowl, Cheesecake Tacos
Pack’n Bowlz
Salad, Rice Bowls, Wraps and Lemonades
Wow Wow Hawaiian Lemoande
Handcrafted lemonade, fruit smoothie bowls, Salads, and pasta bowls
Craft Q BBQ
Gourmet Doner Kebab Food Truck
Ordinarily Beautiful Cotton Candy
Cotton Candy
Umami Moto
Asian Fusion with Vegetarian, Vegan, and GF options
BBQ: brisket nachos, vegetarian nachos, pulled pork, ribs, sausage, chicken, appetizers, etc
Strawberries & More
Chocolate Covered Strawberries, Churro Cheesecake Bites, Strawberries Shortcake, Caramel Apples, Apple Nachos
Wacky Waffles
Waffle sandwiches/ burgers, breakfast
Kimo’s Hawaiian BBQ
Hawaiian BBQ
Los pookies
Birria Mexican food
Meet The Ball LLC
Asian Street Style Food
Chamoy Bar
Agua Fresca
Loaded Lemon
Fresh pressed lemonade
Alitas LLC
loaded smoked potatoes, chicken wings and tenders over 15 sauces, 5+ loaded fries, 5+ loaded footlong hot dogs, funnel cake fries, churro bites, pixie drinks (hand crafted fruit flavored drinks), Coca Cola products
Pop Pop's Italian ice
Italian Ice, Popcorn, Beef Jerky, Pickles, Etc.
Phat Stax Burgers and More
Smash burgers and Fries and Hotdogs
El Taco Stop LLC
Mexican Food
Busy Bee Frozen Custard (VIP TRUCK)
Frozen Custard Cones/Waffles, Milk Shakes, Rootbeer Floats, Itailian Ice, Frozen Bananas, Carmel Apple Slices, Kettle Korn, Fresh Lemonade, Ice Tea, Water

Our Sponsors


General Info
  • Event runs rain or shine

  • Food & drink will be sold separately from admission

  • This event is family friendly and children 10 and under are FREE

  • Cash & Credit available at gate and most vendors

  • ATMs will be available at festival

  • Lawn Chairs are welcomed and recommended

  • Beer closes a half hour before the festival ends

Ticket Policy

No Refunds on Admission or Beer Tickets

Travel & Parking

Parking lot available on site.
Travel Options

  • Drive and park in the festival parking lot

  • Uber/Lyft or Taxi

  • Public Transit via ABQ RIDE  --> see route options


Flushable toilets and Porta potties available on site to all guests

Dog Policy

SERVICE DOGS ONLY are allowed to this festival per the Balloon Fiesta Park!

The Experience

  • Dance to the tunes of two local Bands - Shistr and Traveler in Pain!

  • Face Painting and Henna for kids & adults.

  • Try multiple cuisines from dozens of food trucks.

  • Enjoy local craft and domestic beers, and other alcoholic beverages.

  • Buy gifts for yourself and your loved ones in the Artisan Market.

  • Bring your friends and family, lawn chairs, blankets, and soak in the sun!

Vendor Line-up
The Experience
Our Sponsors

The Brews

Brewery Location
Santa Fe
Sierra Blanca
Little Toad Creek
Steel Bender
Sandia Cider
Rio Bravo
Boxing Bear
Sierra Nevada
Heineken USA
Mikes Hard
Sam Adams

The Artisans

The festival features local and regional artisans that sell handcrafted goods and packaged food products.

We sell a large variety of 3D printed figures and gifts.
Old World Leather
Hat Tatt Co
I use a wood burner and I burn artwork into suede rancher and cowboy style hats.
Double Dippin
Bear Designs
We create jewelry from hand-selected gemstone beads and .925 sterling silver.
Charm Blings Items
Croc Charm, Stickers, Keychains, Lanyards, Straw Toppers
New Mexico Fairy Hair
Sparkly hair extensions that are each fused to a single strand of hair. It’s similar to hair tinsel, but much better quality.
Heena Oasis
Heena non-permanent Tattoo Service
Fancy Faces Face Painting
Face Painting
Leon Looks
Custom Designed Graphic shirts, vintage clothing, vinyl record
Fire Lily Ceramics
Unique hand-made functional bowls, plates, and platters that are crafted with impressions of doilies, giving them a distinctive and intricate texture.
NM Metal Art
Metal art from repurposed materials
Urban Gifts
Gypsy Moon Kisses
Handmade natural bath and body
Dukes Candy Co.
Our Hand-Crafted Mexican delights are made using our signature blend of Chamoy and homemade Mexican spices that will have your tastebuds begging for more.
A Heavenly Taste Cakery/The Shakery
Cakes and Shakes
Handmade soaps and body care products. Hand made jewelry.
The Pop Co
Chocolate dipped treats
Alyssia’s Cakery
Beautiful and delicious desserts for all occasions. Including: cupcakes, personal oval cakes, dessert bars, and jumbo stuffed cookies.
Half Full Designs
Earrings (wood, leather, and hand painted), hats with leather patches, leather key chains, wood postcards from around NM, wood wall art, leather incense burners, and some screen printed items with my logo
En-Dearing Fantasy
Fantasy and Fiction based artwork, jewlery, sensory items, books written by myself and my husband, hair accessories, and other small items. Influenced by fae mythology, pop culture fiction, and cottagecore.
Calo’ Soap Company
Soaps, crystal candles, handmade soap dishes, smudge sticks
Heart Vibe Creations LLC
Ashluvleyy creations
Fun unique tumblers with fun toppers that look like realistic food toppers as well as fun desserts.i also make shirts,earrings and so much more
Gravitex Enterprise
High quality 3d printed toys for all ages
Jessica's Jewelry NM LLC
Unique and one of a kind NM Zia earrings
We manufacture delicious freeze dried candy
Photon Lasery
General Merchandise
Handmade wood cutting/charcuterie boards, wood rounds, wood jewelry
Angels & Things
Wire wrapped jewelry, semiprecious stones, copper, small home decor
Books & More
Tri-V Smoked Nuts & Snacks
Smoked Nuts, BBQ Rubs, Snacks
Viva la vida 505
Earrings, purses , coasters , wood art. Tumblers assesories
Morenabella's Crafty Casa
Custom Laser engraved items
Jackies Joyful Jewelry
Ria's Rockin Crafts LLC
T shirts, hoodies, hair tinsel, doormats and beaded bracelets.
Three Black Cats Inc.
Snarky home decor signs and accessories
ChangeOut Jewelry LLC
One-of-a-kind economical and eco-friendlier necklace and includes one unique 22 in fully adjustable chain and the option to purcahse over 200 additional interchangeable pendants
Lunar Rabbit Metaphysical
Handmade Crystal Jewelry, organic hand wrapped sage, knitted and embroidered items, and other witchy goods
Our vessels are made by us and hand painted. Our soaps. Bath bombs, room sprays, shower steamers are made locally as well. We have hand crochet jewelry. We make purse charms we have something for everyone.
Brandon Allebach Fine Art
Fine art paintings with acrylic on canvas
Rustic Rose Closet
Jewelry, some clothing, some shoes, lots of handbags/wallets, we make our leather patch and cowhide patch hats.
Body & Brain
Aura readings, chakra readings, and wisdom card readings.
Sandia Fashion Art
Hand embroidery art and mexican fashion design
Behempful CBD
Crystalized Healing Metaphysical Shop
Metaphysical tools, Crystals, handmade Crystal jewelry & gifts, sun catchers, Mexican culture jewelry & gifts, NM Culture gifts and jewelry. Candles, spell jars, herb & sage wands, ritual oils & sprays (handmade), keychains, resin creations, Zia & many pendant necklaces, wire wrapped rings & more…
Graphic designed, custom clothing. Locally produced in abq, nm.
Original paintings, keychains, magnets, prints, dolls, stickers, etc
Moonberry Surprise!
I make an array of earrings, coasters, bottle openers, clothing, candles, tote bags, ceramic mini mugs and more. Hard to place in one category.
Madhouse Mama Soaps
Specialize in creating soap and products for sensitive skin at a reasonable cost so all can use and enjoy.
Sugar Mama Cookies and Treats
Decorated sugar cookies, assorted jumbo cookies, brownies, assorted sweet breads, mini cakes.
La Vida Bella
Laser cut, engraved, and hand painted wood and acrylic jewelry. Hand cut and hand painted leather jewelry. Burned and engraved wood home decor.
Zozaya Candle Company
Handmade soy candles
Sweet Cheeks Candy by Jill
Delicious and airy will melt in your mouth freeze dried candy and fruit!
Tea'ze A More
Blend and Create Premium Loose Leaf Tea Flavors
Andrea's Face Painting
Face painting
Metal the Brand
General Merchandise
Snugglecubs Cookies
We are a gourmet, handmade cookie company specializing in cookies that are names for places and events in New Mexico.
Sweet Treats By Michelle
Wreaths, cookies, cupcakes, cake pops, agua drinks
Abstract, street art, native
Chamoy candy and dried fruit and other chamoy snacks
Old Norse World Cuisine
Spices, Dips & Sauces
The Living Flame Candle Co.
Handmade Soy Candles
General Merchandise
digial print media to traditional paintings, drawings and hand embroidery.
Lit Borracha Candle Company
Beer Can Candles: We are a women, native american, hispanic, veteran and LGBT owned business
Fashion Jewels
General Merchandise
One Sparkle Bling Boutique
Jewelry, Hats, fun festival stuff
K and C Naturals LLC
Handcrafted all natural skincare and aromatherapy products for people and pets.
New Mexico Sabor
Made by Mac / Mounds of Mud
I make a wide variety of epoxy and wood creations. Coasters, platters, clocks, wall pieces, charcuterie boards and tables.
Wicked Women Creations
Handsculpted pottery, monster and voodoo dolls
K&A Customs
Earrings, tumblers and paintings.
Mobius Theory
Apparel, stickers, jewelry and home goods with original designs by andy and amanda torres, featuring New Mexico and cat themes.
Kokopelli Design Studio
Unique southwestern style jewelry for the refined fashionista
Born & Raised Clothing Co.
We make apparel as well as a wide variety of Snapback hats that are always a crowd favorite at every event.
Crochet Over The Moon
Crochet amigurumi. Crochet hats
Same Image Different Soul
New Mexico themed Apparel, Black History Apparel, Pop Culture Apparel, Christian Apparel (T-shirts, V-Necks, Long Sleeves, Hoodies, Tank Tops, Tote Bags, Ties, Stickers)
Designs by Maha
Botanical art and home goods. Trays, charcuterie boards, jewelry, candleholder, jewelry, bookends, trinket dishes, business card holders all made out of resin and real flowers
Anka Jewelry Designs
Beautiful natural stones to create stunning statement pieces using a wide variety of metals
Lust For Dead Oddities
Ethical and sustainability sourced Bone jewelry using mixed metals and handmade/forged copper, leather and more
Anita's Crafts
Steal and glass cups, keychains, pens, canvas bags, hoodies, shirts, hair accessories, pet accessories (bandanas/clothes), license plate art
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Best New Mexico hot sauces around! Take home your favorite at the festival.
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