NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Monday is the Fourth of July. From concerts to food, beer gardens, and bounce houses – there’s something for everyone as cities and towns across the state celebrate our nation’s birthday, all culminating in a spectacular aerial light show.
- Freedom 4th at Balloon Fiesta Park – The big event in Albuquerque will take place at Balloon Fiesta Park with gates opening at 3 p.m. Music on the main stage will begin at 4:00 p.m. with country music from Shenandoah at 7:45 p.m. Fireworks are set to start at 9:15 p.m. Admission is free and food and local beer in The Cantina will be available. More information is available on the city’s website.
- The Albuquerque Isotopes vs. Sugar Land – The ‘Topes will NOT be in Albuquerque on July 4 but you will be able to catch them play the Sugar Land Space Cowboys in Albuquerque, on July 4th weekend. Saturday and Sunday’s games will feature fireworks after the game.
- Parade, Live Music, and Fireworks Extravaganza – The City of Vision’s annual celebration begins at 5:00 p.m. and will feature food trucks, a beer garden, and a parade through City Center at 6:00 p.m. Fireworks are on the schedule at 9:15 p.m.
- City of Santa Fe 4th of July Celebration – Presented by the Kiwanis Club of Santa Fe, this free family event starts at 4:00 p.m. and will go all the way until 10:00 p.m. at the Santa Fe Place Mall. Parking is free and the event will feature food trucks and music from Una Mas y La ChaCha, the Alex Maryol Band, and Dream Noise.
- Fourth of July Celebration – This free event will take place at the Pat and Lou Sisbarro Community Park at 3205 Arrowhead Drive on the New Mexico State University campus. Gates open at 4 p.m. Chicago-based band Plain White T’s will headline the event with music starting at 6 p.m. The fireworks will follow the concert. Food vendors will be onsite. No grilling, personal fireworks, alcohol, RVs, or overnight parking will be allowed.
- Annual July 4th Fireworks Display – The fireworks display will launch from the New Mexico Museum of Space History, which will make them viewable from almost anywhere in the city. Fireworks will start around 9:15 p.m. and patriotic music coordinated with the display will be provided by tuning into Your Country 105.3 FM.
- 4th of July Community Fireworks – The event will take place at the Coyote del Malpais Golf Course with live music by Time Well Wasted at 6:00 p.m. and fireworks starting around 9:15 p.m. Food will be available. No cooking, open flames, personal fireworks, or outside alcohol will be allowed.