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


When Do Tickets Go On Sale?

Early Bird Tickets go on sale January 30, 2019 at 10 AM MST.  For full ticket sales schedule and prices please click here.


Where Can I Get Tickets?

You can get tickets on line at Brown Paper Tickets.  You can get tickets in person at Angel Fire Visitors Center, Angel Fire Chamber of Commerce and Shuter Library of Angel Fire. More info here.


Is There Seating?

Yes.  There is seating.  You are also invited to bring  standard lawn low back chairs, but not the beach pavilion chairs. Please note the festival stage area is paved.


Is Festival Eclectica Disability Accessible?

Yes. The Colfax Airport site is paved and flat, except for the parking spots along the taxiway. Sanitation includes a Disabled Portable Toilet.


Is There Camping?

We do not offer camping at the festival site. However, there is plenty of tent and RV camping in and around Angel Fire, including at Angel Fire Resort.  For more suggestions click here.


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?

August is a dry season month in New Mexico. 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 August 9, 2019.  Tickets at gate are $42.  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 not the festival is not repsonsible for personal items left in your vehicle. We recommend that you take necessary percautions and lock your vehicle.


Where Can I Stay?

Angel Fire Resort, 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 the Angel Fire is a small mountain hamlet, although there are banks in town.


What Items Are Prohibited?

Drugs, firearms, knives, fireworks, coolers, glass of any kind, water bottles, recording equipment, video equipment, cameras, pets.


What Is The Layout of The Festival?

The open air festival takes place in a 13,000 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 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



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 have your tickets printed at the Shuter Library of Angel Fire print by visiting the

front desk, where you can also buy your tickets in person. Credit cards and PayPal accepted.



There are a limited number of tickets available

Total number of patrons is limited this year to 600, 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. ​

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