Other July 4 Week Events
Go Wild! Benefit Concert at the Zoo
Celebrate 90s pop with Smash Mouth, Sugar Ray, and Gin Blossoms. The all ages concert at the Zoo is a benefit for the BioPark Society, which supports the Zoo, Aquarium, Botanic Garden and Tingley Beach. Food will be available for purchase, or bring your picnic. General lawn seasting, so bring blanket and/or lawn chairs. The concert is Wednesday, July 3 from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m.
Pancakes on the Plaza
Santa Fe has an annual tradition on July 4 that gives back to the community. The Santa Fe Rotary Club features Pancakes on the Plaza, which brings together communities around Santa Fe to celebrate our nation's birthday while providing proceeds to those in need. Purchase tickets ahead for a discount, or on July 4th at the event. Enjoy plenty of pancakes and give to a good cause. There is also a classic car show, children's activities, a silent auction, ongoing entertainment and an arts and crafts show. Enjoy a pancake breakfast from 7 a.m. - noon, on the Plaza.
Moriarty Pancake Breakfast
Moriarty has its annual Lion's Club pancake breakfast, beginning at 7 a.m. at the Lion's Club (yellow building behind the Circle K). It's followed by a parade at 9 a.m. and then events will follow at the park, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. You'll find fun jumps for the kids and more.
Pork and Brew
Over 50 BBQ competitors from around the U.S. will be competing for the chance to go to the nationals held in Kansas City. Get out and taste some of the best BBQ there is in the parking lot of the Santa Ana Star Center. There will be activities for the kids as well as arts and crafts vendors. Pork and Brew takes place July 5 - 7.
Mountainair Outlaw BBQ and Poker Tournament
Mountainair will celebrate the 4th on July 6 with food, poker prizes, pie and cake contests and more. The poker tournament and bbq benefit Mountainair Public Schools "Battle of the Books."
Santa Fe Wine Festival
The annual festival takes place at El Rancho de las Golondrinas on July 6 and 7. Celebrate New Mexico's wines while enjoying live music, food, traditional agricultural products and arts and crafts for sale.
If you're in the mood for some cowboy fun, Moriarty will have its Bad Bull Series at the Moriarty Heritage Arena on July 6 and 7, beginning at 1 p.m. You can see roping, bull riding, mutton bustin, cowboy bronc riding, barrel racing and more. Events will have entrants from kids to adults.
Find other July Festivals in the Albuquerque area.