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Calendar At-A-Glance

Choose your day of the week below for a list of events at venues around the state.

Friday, May 31

Cocktails & Culture: TACO WARS®

May 31, 5–8 PM

The official opening party of the Cocktails & Culture Festival and NM Cocktail Week! Chefs present their own signature taco and guests vote for their favorite. Tickets include taco and cocktail samples. $45–$65, tickets available at theliquidmuse.com.

Santa Fe Farmers’ Market Pavilion,
1607 Paseo De Peralta


As Above, So Below

After-Party
May 31, 8 PM–close

Trek across the railroad tracks to keep your party going!

545 Camino de la Familia, Santa Fe
aasbdistillery.com

Saturday, June 1

Cocktails & Culture: VIP Spirits Tasting & Spirited Stroll

June 1, 3–5 PM

The Liquid Muse Spirited Stroll on Canyon Road leads guests along a rainbow of creative discovery ending with the VIP Spirits Tasting in the beautiful garden at Neptune Gallery event space. $45, tickets available at
theliquidmuse.com.

Presented by Cocktails & Culture Festival Brands


Tumbleroot Brewery & Distillery

Intro to Cocktail Making
June 1, 4 PM

Tumbleroot mixology experts Austin and Rebecka will walk through the basics of professional cocktail making. The two-hour experience will begin with a tour of our brewing and distilling facility, after which we’ll move to the tasting room and mix some of our favorite cocktail offerings. Leave with a new grasp on making speakeasy-worthy drinks, plus a goody bag of tools. $95

32 Bisbee, Santa Fe, tumblerootbreweryanddistillery.com

Sunday, June 2

Cocktails & Culture: Mind Body Spirit(s) Yoga & Garden Cocktails

June 2, 9–11 AM

Emily Branden returns to guide guests through a yoga class with a live musician creating a sound-bath environment, surrounded by world-class art installations as a backdrop. Hosted at Edition ONE Gallery on Canyon Road with a garden cocktail party immediately following at Neptune Gallery and Event Space. Includes yoga, cocktails, and other goodies. $45, tickets available at theliquidmuse.com.

Presented by Patrón Tequila


Troubled Minds at Tractor Brewing

The Ultimate Local Bloody Mary Sunday
June 2, 12 PM

Featuring local Bloody Mary mix, pickles, and beef jerky. All this combined with our lovely Troubled Minds Vodka.

1800 Fourth Street NW, Albuquerque, getplowed.com


Tumbleroot Brewery & Distillery

A Garden Party
June 2, 3 pm

Stock your gardens and planter pots with shoots and seedlings from local vendors while you enjoy live tunes from local musicians and sip our craft beers, spirits, and cocktails—and maybe get inspired to grow botanicals to infuse your own gin! Free entry.

2791 Agua Fria, Santa Fe, tumblerootbreweryanddistillery.com


Cocktails & Culture: Chef & Shaker Dinner at Coyote Cafe

June 2

Join visiting brand ambassadors from Illegal Mezcal, Patron Tequila, and Angel’s Envy Whiskey for a special cocktail pairing dinner. Details and tickets available at theliquidmuse.com

Monday, June 3

Troubled Minds at Tractor Brewing

Infusions-Making Class
June 3, 6 PM

Come and learn how to elevate your cocktail game with infused spirits that you will learn to make with our head mixologist, Mary Brzezinski. $20, tickets available online.

1800 Fourth Street NW, Albuquerque, getplowed.com

Tuesday, June 4

Farm & Table

Cocktails, Mocktails, and Good Vibes: Farm Bar Cocktail Event
June 4, 6:30 PM

Gather your friends and make plans to join us for a casual cocktail event on the farm! The all-inclusive price includes two artisan cocktails or mocktails, two appetizers (plus some extra nibbles), gratuity, and valet parking. $55,
tickets available at
farmandtablenm.com

8917 Fourth Street NW, Albuquerque, 505-503-7124


VARA Santa Fe Tasting Room

Balancing Act Cocktail Class
June 4, 6 PM

Taste takes center stage in this cocktail class. Discover the art of flavor harmony as master distiller Martin Ulloa (VARA’s head distiller) delves into the five types of taste and their perfect balance in cocktails. Get ready to elevate your cocktail game and tantalize your taste buds like never before! Tickets available at varaspirits.com.

329 W San Francisco, Santa Fe,
505-898-6280

Wednesday, June 5

Troubled Minds at Tractor Brewing

Tricks of the Trade Class with Filly
June 5, 6 PM

Come learn how to make the perfect cocktail from our cocktail brand manager, Filly! $20, tickets available online.

1800 Fourth Street NW, Albuquerque, getplowed.com


Farm & Table

Cocktails, Mocktails, and Good Vibes: Farm Bar Cocktail Event
June 4, 6:30 PM

Gather your friends and make plans to join us for a casual cocktail event on the farm! The all-inclusive price includes two artisan cocktails or mocktails, two appetizers (plus some extra nibbles), gratuity, and valet parking. $55,
tickets available at
farmandtablenm.com

8917 Fourth Street NW, Albuquerque, 505-503-7124


Seasons Rotisserie & Grill

Cocktail Pairing Dinner
June 5, 6 PM

Enjoy a four-course meal designed from the ground up around four distinct and delectable cocktails and dishes. $60++, reservations required.

2031 Mountain NW, Albuquerque,
505-766-5100, seasonsabq.com


Zinc Wine Bar & Bistro

A Tribute to some Classic Cocktails
June 5, 5:30 PM

Food pairings with a flight of three cocktails. $45, reservations required.

3009 Central NE, Albuquerque,
505-254-9462, zinqabq.com

Thursday, June 6

Troubled Minds at Tractor Brewing

Empanada & Spirits Pairing
June 6, 5 PM

Troubled Minds Agave Blanco, Bourbon Whisky, Vodka, and Gin paired with four locally crafted empanadas made specifically for each spirit. $20 at the door.

1800 Fourth Street NW, Albuquerque, getplowed.com


Daydream Rum Bar

Drifting Back into a Daydream
June 6, 6–11 PM

The stories are true, Daydream Rum Bar, the paradisal cocktail hideaway, makes its spirited return. While Daydream’s doors are slated to open later this year, we invite you to join us for an evening in the tropics, no travel necessary. Join us for Daydream’s Tropical Patio Pop-up at LBPM. A summer soiree dedicated to warm breezes, Bossa nova and your official opportunity to order & taste a selection of Daydream’s imaginative cocktails. No reservations, first-come-first-serve only. 

3123 Central SE, Suite D, Albuquerque
littlebearpm.info/daydreamrumbar


Savoy Bar & Grill

Savoy Summer Solstice Event
June 6, 6 PM

Savoy will be featuring two wines and two summer cocktails served with food pairings from Chef Benjamin Wilkens.
$75++, reservations required.

10601 Montgomery NE, Albuquerque,
505-294-9463, savoyabq.com


Palace Prime

Ain’t No Party like an Amaro Party with Amaro Montenegro
June 6, 6–10 PM

Featuring Montenegro cocktails, live music, branded merch, and more! Free entry.

142 W Palace, Santa Fe, palaceprimesf.com


Farm & Table

Cocktails, Mocktails, and Good Vibes: Farm Bar Cocktail Event
June 4, 6:30 PM

Gather your friends and make plans to join us for a casual cocktail event on the farm! The all-inclusive price includes two artisan cocktails or mocktails, two appetizers (plus some extra nibbles), gratuity, and valet parking. $55,
tickets available at
farmandtablenm.com

8917 Fourth Street NW, Albuquerque, 505-503-7124

Friday, June 7

The Skillet

Trolly Barn Birthday Bash: the 100-Year Erection of Apolonio Sena
June 7, 4 PM–2 AM

1920s theme party, piñatas, hand-pulled prints, and gift bags. Tickets: $65 available at The Skillet or online.

Six-course meal and cocktail tasting from 4 pm–6 pm with DJ Luke will be playing. Los Mocochetes will be playing from 7 pm–10 pm and after-party DJ Luke will be playing 10 pm–2 am.

623 Twelfth Street, Las Vegas
Giant-skillet.com


Troubled Minds at Tractor Brewing

All The Things Cocktails & Mixer Flights
June 7, 5 PM

Come get yourself a flight of four mini cocktails and be entered into a raffle to win some awesome Tractor swag. $12 at the door.

1800 Fourth Street NW, Albuquerque, getplowed.com


High Desert at The Mystic

Can’t Beata Margarita New Wave Dance Party
June 7, 8–11 PM

A most excellent 80’s theme party, serving up featured margaritas and tequila cocktails, special bites menu, and live music from First Floor Highway.

2810 Cerrillos, Santa Fe, 505-471-7663, themysticsantafe.com

Saturday, June 8

Edible New Mexico

Burrito Smackdown: Burros & Mules
June 8, 1–5 PM

Join us the official closing party to NM Cocktail Week where we feature local spirits alongside the burrito competition. $35–$65: Tickets available at ediblesmackdown.com.

Alfredo Garcia Community Barn
6610 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Los Ranchos de Albuquerque


Safe House Distilling, Co

The Burros & Mules After Party!
June 8, 5 PM

Elevate your night with unique twists on classic mules, showcasing Teller Vodka infusions. Come explore unexpected flavors that will tantalize your taste buds and redefine your cocktail experience.

616 Gold SW, Albuquerque,
505-318-0150, safehousedistilling.com


Palace Prime

Backyard Bash with Lalo Tequila on the Patio
June 8, 6–9 PM

Lalo margaritas, palomas, and shot specials; live music; branded merch; passed apps, bites, more! Free entry.

142 W Palace, Santa Fe, palaceprimesf.com

All Week

Dry Point Distillers

Cocktail and tapas pairing all week

Enjoy our featured cocktail, La Mora Fizz, with tapas from our in-house chef with Stone Crow Gourmet. $22 for the tapas and cocktail pairing.

1680 Calle De Alvarez, Las Cruces,
575-652-3414, drypointdistillersnm.com

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