Albuquerque Hopfest, known as New Mexico's biggest beer festival, is celebrating 9 years in 2016! Get your tickets and event details here. This year, don't miss the New Mexico Brewers Guild's Educational Pavilion, including classes and brewery best practices, alongside samples from 70 breweries from around the nation.

Albuquerque Hopfest 2016 at Isleta Resort & Casino

The pours start at 2PM on August 27th at Isleta Resort & Casino, along with live music and other entertainment on 3 unique stages. To give you an idea of what to expect, explore this photo journey of the event shot by Albuquerque photographer Brian Spencer.   

 Hopfest beer festival in Albuquerque, New Mexico


The 70+ breweries come from just down the road, across the country and around the world. It's a great opportunity to discover and taste new brews and celebrate the suds you know and love, said event organizer Marne Gaston of Feel Good Festivals


Hopfest beer festival in Albuquerque, New Mexico


More than 3,000 people are expected to attend the 2016 event. For more information, visit


Hopfest beer festival in Albuquerque, New Mexico


See you at Hopfest! 


Editors note: this post was created in collaboration between Erin Scott, Marne Gaston and Brian Spencer for publication on the ABQ365 blog. 


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