Frequently Asked Questions... and the Answers
What time does the festival begin?
Gates are at 12:00 Noon with music beinning at approximately 1:30 PM
Is There Seating?
Yes. There is seating. You are also invited to bring standard lawn low back chairs, but not tall beach pavilion chairs. Please note the festival stage area is paved.
Can I Bring Outside Food and Beverages?
No. All food and refreshments (including water) must be purchased at the festival from our food and beverage vendors.
How's The Weather?
June is a gorgeous month in New Mexico. If it rains, the moisture comes mostly as scattered showers. The performers are undercover, and the Festival provides some tent protection in case a squall comes in. Of course as all experienced festival goers know, umbrellas are good to have on hand as is sun screen and hats! Please note Festival Eclectica is a rain or shine event.
What Items Are Allowed?
Umbrellas and rain gear, smart and dumb phones, lawn and camping chairs and other personal seating, blankets, sunscreen.
Are Pets Allowed?
Because of the layout of the festival, no pets except service animals are allowed.
What Time Does The Music Start?
Music starts at approximately 1:30 PM
How Much Are Tickets?
Tickets are $27 until April 1, 2019. After that they are $35 until June 20, 2019. Tickets at gate are $42. Veterans and Active Service Personnel are $27. For more info or to purchase tickets click here.
Is Festival Eclectica General Admission?
Yes. Come early!
Is There Parking?
Yes. There is free parking. Please note the festival is not responsible for personal items left in your vehicle. We recommend that you take necessary ptrcautions and lock your vehicle.
Where Can I Stay?
Angel Fire Resort, ONE OF THE OFFICIAL ACCOMODATIONS of Festival Eclectica offers Festival Attendees special discount prices for their Lodge and also offers discounted accommodations for Private Homes, Condos, and their RV Resort. For booking info and other stay options click here.
Is There Food & Other Vendors?
Yes! We have an eclectic (of course!) line up of food, drink and libations, including vegetarian options. There are also artisan craft vendors on hand! See our Enchanted Circle of Vendors here.
Are There "In & Out" Privleges?
Yes. You will receive a wristband that entitles you to leave and re-enter the Festival. Please note that all consumption of alcohol must remain within security fencing. Security will be onsite.
Are There ATMs On Site?
No ATMs on site. Please note that Angel Fire is a small mountain hamlet (part of its charm), although there are banks in town with cash machines.
What Items Are Prohibited?
Drugs, firearms, knives, fireworks, coolers, glass of any kind, water bottles, drones, recording equipment, video equipment, cameras, pets.
What Is The Layout of The Festival?
The open air festival takes place in a 15,000 square foot space in front of a stage located at the lip of an airport hanger. There are tented spaces on the periphery for vendors. There are some tables and chairs for eating and additonal seating in front of and at the sides of the stage. Patrons are invited to bring their own camping and lawn chairs.
How Do I Get There?
Festival Eclectica takes place at
Colfax County Airport
3570 NM-434 | Angel Fire, NM
OTHER NOTABLE INFORMATION & NEWS
A Fathers Day Weekend of Music, Balloons and More!
Celebrate Father's Day Weekend with an eclectic lineup of muic at Festival Eclectica AND a sky full of color at our SISTER EVENT Balloons Over Angel Fire, June 19 - 21! And we are working on a package deal that will include both events! Stay tuned!
More On Ticketing
Early Tickets are deeply discounted. They are your best deal, but sales end April 1, 2019. We use Brown Paper Tickets for
online sales. You can choose to have your tickets available at the Gate, you can have your tickets delivered to your mailing
address or print them at home. You can also buy your tickets in person at the Angel Fire Visitor Center. Credit cards and PayPal accepted.
There are a limited number of tickets available
Total number of patrons is limited this year to 1000, so the Festival will likely sell out. We advise you to buy your tickets online
here or at the Shuter Library, the Chamber of Commerce, or the Visitors Center.