It’s the time for picnics, parades, family and fun, and especially spectacular fireworks. We’ve rounded up a list of events in Albuquerque as well as providing some ideas for patriotic flower arrangements available from Peoples Flower Shops.
Albuquerque Events for the 4th of July
About.com has a list of events in the Albuquerque area, including fireworks and parades. Here are some of the highlights:
Rio Rancho Fireworks Event
The city of Rio Rancho always puts on a fireworks display for the 4th of July at the Rio Rancho High School football stadium. In addition to the fireworks, there will be live music, food, and kids’ activities.
Socorro Fireworks, Concert and Celebration
The outdoor festival features music, a water slide, jumpers, family activities and New Mexico Tech’s fireworks display. It’s free and is located at Macey Center on New Mexico Tech’s campus.
Pancakes on the Plaza
Pancakes on the Plaza brings together communities around Santa Fe to celebrate the 4th of July while providing proceeds to those in need. There is also a classic car show, children’s activities, a silent auction, entertainment and an arts and crafts show.
Santa Fe Wine Festival
The annual festival takes place at El Rancho de las Golondrinas on July 5 and 6. There will be local wines, live music, food, traditional agricultural products, and arts and crafts for sale.
Rio Rancho 4th of July Parade and Bike Decorating Contest
The city of Rio Rancho has a parade every year that starts at Country Club Drive and continues down Southern Boulevard, ending on Pinetree Road near the library and Veterans Park. Children and their parents can decorate their bikes and join the parade while winning prizes for their decorated bikes.
Our Patriotic Flowers
Our floral design teams love creating patriotic flower arrangements like these, using a wide range of red, white, and blue flowers for everything from patriotic centerpieces, flower arrangements, and bouquets to patriotic wreaths, garlands, and parade float flowers.
Come in an work with our floral design team at the Albuquerque flower shop location nearest you and create something special for your 4th of July celebration.
Happy 4th from the Peoples Flower Shops Team
On behalf of our entire staff at all of our Albuquerque flower shop locations, we would like to wish each of you a fun and safe 4th of July! We recognize and appreciate that this is a time to reflect on how much we value the independence and freedom we have as a country.