Frequently Asked Questions

You’ve got questions. We’ve got answers.

What is SOMOS?
SOMOS ABQ means We. Are. Albuquerque– it’s a community celebration intended to illuminate every good thing we know our city to be.

What will I find inside?
3 Stages with tons of local music and national headliners, lots of yummy food vendors, local beer, a bubble bar, marketplace vendors, and large scale art installations, interactive activities, yoga, and more.

When do gates open?
Saturday, August 25, 2018 4pm

Where is Will Call?
Will call is located at 3rd and Central.

Where is Lost and Found?
There is a tent called “General Information” at 3rd and Central, past the East Entrance gates

What is Expedited Entry — who can use it??
Sponsors, Luminaries Circle, NM Kids Matter, Media, Public/Elected Officials

Where can I purchase tickets
SOMOS 2018 will have two ticket-holder and -purchaser entrances. One located on (East) Central Avenue and Third Street, and the other located at (West) Central Avenue and Seventh Street.

Can we buy tickets at the door?
Tickets will be available at the door for $15.00. Credit cards and cash will be available

Where do we park?
Downtown Albuquerque has 15,000 + parking spaces between on street and within parking structures such as the theater parking structure on 2nd street, and Civic Plaza garage. We also encourage attendees to ride their bicycles and use public transit and/or ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft.

Are there VIP options?
All tickets to SOMOS are equivalent, we believe everyone is a VIP at SOMOS (No VIP)

Where is the lost and found?
At the Bernalillo County Tent — right near the 3rd and Central Entrance

Where is the medic tent?
We have staffed EMT’s past the food court near 7th and Central

Is there a list of things not to bring?
All bags and purses are subject
Laser pointers and air horns
Drones, remote-controlled aircraft, toys
Tents, large umbrellas, chairs or blankets
Weapons of any kind (includes pocket knives, pepper spray, fireworks, etc.)
Illegal substances
Drugs or drug paraphernalia
Alcohol (Alcohol will be available with valid ID)
Aerosol products/cans
Professional-grade radios or walkie-talkies
Pets (except for service animals)

Where is the entrance?
SOMOS 2018 will have two ticket-holder and -purchaser entrances. One located on Central Avenue and Third Street, and the other located at Central Avenue and Seventh Street.

Can we buy tickets at the door?
Tickets will be available at the door for $15.00. Credit cards and cash will be available

Is there a Map of event?
Yes, Click here to view the map.

Schedule of Events
SOMOS is from 4:00 – 10:00p, with active programming throughout. Click here to view the detailed schedules and rosters of artists, performers, vendors, organizations and collaborators are forthcoming.

What time do gates open?
The gates open at 4pm and close at 10pm

Where do we park?
Downtown Albuquerque has 15,000 + parking spaces between on street and within parking structures such as the theater parking structure on 2nd street, and Civic Plaza garage.  We also encourage attendees to ride their bicycles and use public transit and/or ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft. Click Here for a suggested parking map.

What neighborhoods will be blocked off?
The event footprint calls for street closures on Central Avenue between Third and Seventh Streets, north to Copper Avenue, and South to Gold Avenue. Through the special events permitting process required by the City of Albuquerque, all neighborhoods adjacent to the event will be notified of all closures and schedules.

Are there VIP options?
All tickets to SOMOS are equivalent, we believe everyone is a VIP at SOMOS

Can we purchase blocks of tickets
Blocks of tickets can be purchased through the ticketing site or you can contact us directly.

Who will be performing?
Full a full list of the music lineup click here. For a full list of the vendors, artists and performs participating in the event this year click here.

Will there be local bands/artists?
For a full list of the local bands and artists click here.