Music Fans from around New Mexico and beyond enjoy the offerings of the Madrid's own community promoted Madrid Music Festivals for the 1st year (2005). Blues, Folk, Jazz, Alternative Rock, and Reggae are this year's offerings. Chef Chris Bodei hosts the food vending (delicious vegetarian items also available), and Santa Fe Brewing Company hosts the Beer Hall.
There are Vendors of all Pursuasion (including art, clothing, ice cream, jewelry, massage, among others), MMF concdrt T-shirts, Madrid Cultural Projects T-shirts and ballcaps, and lots of fun for the whole family. Frisbee, volleyball, dogs (leashed) all welcome. Bring your tents, umbrellas, coolers, food, and anything to keep your brow cool. And don't forget your dancing shoes (barefoot dancing is OK too we have carpet on the infield.)
Gates open at 11:00 a.m. at the Oscar Huber Memorial Ballpark. Park in the main lot just north of the ballpark at the north end of town. No glass please. $1.00 Parking is located just to the north of the ballpark on State Highway 14 just a few minutes walk to the gate. Accessible and motorcycle parking only available inside the ballpark.
All proceeds from these events go to benefit the town of Madrid's various community projects through two town non-profits - the Madrid Cultural Projects, Inc. (restoration of the historic ballpark and interpretative signs, food bank, new toilets), and the Madrid Volunteer Fire Department Association, Inc., both 501 (c) 3 organizations, as well as other community needs requiring funding (roads, drainage, commuity garden, open space and much, much more).