Memorial Day Weekend Events

Spend this Memorial Day Weekend with some fun activities around town while honoring our fallen heroes. Start the weekend at the Los Ranchos Art Market checking out local artisans and their beautiful handmade creations. Head to Casa San Ysidro later that day for a hands-on class learning about the craft of dyeing wool using natural dyes. End the night at the ABQ Collective for a special pop-up market presented by Vegan Village. Enjoy delicious food and drinks, great music, and a raffle giveaway. On Memorial Day, there will be a special ceremony at the New Mexico Veterans Memorial Park to honor America’s heroes who paid the ultimate sacrifice to defend our country.

The Los Ranchos Art Market

Support your local artisans every Saturday at the Los Ranchos Art Market from 8 am to 12 pm! All of our vendors are here in New Mexico and make everything by hand, so you can meet the makers and ask questions. Bring the whole family, invite your friends, and even the dogs for a lovely relaxing shopping experience to kick off your weekend.

Heritage Spinning and Weaving

Casa San Ysidro presents hands-on classes featuring the origins and histories of fiber in Spanish Colonial New Mexico along El Camino Real. Join them on Saturday, May 27th from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm to learn how to dye wool with natural colors. This class features traditional methods and techniques using natural dyes. Guests will learn the use of local dye plants to replicate colors of historic practices used for dyeing wool. The instructor will demonstrate and explain the process of mordanting wool fiber/yarn.

Vegan Village Pop Up Market

Join the ABQ Collective for another evening of fun, live music, DJ, drinks, great eats, and sweets on Saturday, May 27th starting at 4 pm and concluding at 8 pm! Bring your family, friends, and your pets to enjoy the great variety of vendors for everyone to visit throughout the evening. Don’t miss out on the most unique eats in town. Baracutanga will be playing live music and DJ Nalgona Superstar will be banging out the beats through the evening.

Make sure to RSVP and be entered into their giveaway for prizes!

Memorial Day Ceremony

Join us in honoring America’s heroes this Memorial Day. On May 29th, visit the New Mexico Veterans Memorial Park from 9 am to 11:30 am for a musical prelude and ceremony honoring our country’s heroes. The Dukes of Albuquerque Concert Band will perform for the first hour, leading into the ceremony which will be for the remainder of the time. 

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