Lift Your Spirits Craft Cocktail Festival

Anderson Abruzzo Balloon Museum

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. 


  • 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. 

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 distillers 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 


 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. 

Click Here for the full scoop and to purchase advance tickets!