Albuquerque, NM- Food Truck Festivals of America is pleased to announce the return of the Great New Mexico Food Truck Festival on Saturday, April 9th from noon- 6:00pm (iHeartMedia VIP Hour from 11am-noon) at The International Balloon Museum in Albuquerque. This year's festival will be bigger and better with more food trucks and the addition of 50+ craft beers from some of New Mexico's and the country's best craft brewers. "Food trucks and craft beer just belong together," says Anne-Marie Aigner, founder of Food Truck Festivals of America. "Last year was our first food truck festival in Albuquerque and we suffered some growing pains in terms of line management and crowd control. We have learned our lesson!We are adding more food trucks, more beer stations and more traffic, police and parking options to ensure the best possible customer experience. These are all priorities for our 2016 festival. We want our guests to have a great experience from start to finish."

The festival will also feature live music, face painters and, of course, some of the best food truck menus in the region as 25+ gourmet food truck chefs serve up a variety of savory and sweet dishes, ranging from fall off the bone BBQ to Southwestern cuisine, gourmet hot dogsto modern Mediterranean, and everything in between. In addition attendees can enjoy a variety of regional and national beers. Among participating breweries are:

• Santa Fe (NM)
• Sierra Blanca (NM)
• Ballast Point (San Diego)
• Breckenridge (Colorado)
• Guns and Oil (Texas)
• And MANY more!

To help ensure a comfortable customer experience (shorter lines), attendees are advised to purchase tickets online at for one of two options (Beer and food are sold separately):
• General Admission: $5 in advance, $10 at the gate
• iHeartMedia VIP Hour: $20 in advance, $25 at the gate (unlimited complimentary beverages, a free dessert, and shorter lines. Tickets are very limited.)

Our partners for the Great New Mexico Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival are Admiral Beverage Corporation and iHeartMedia, including radio stations Hot 95.1, 104.1 The Edge, 100.3 The Peak and KZRR 94 Rock.

For media inquiries only or to request visual materials, please call Aigner/Prensky Marketing Group, Inc. at 617-254-9500.