MESILLA, NM: The party of the year is happening in Mesilla, NM this year. What was the vision?
“With celebration permits, the State has certain restrictions on barrier heights. We have that in the back and sides of our property but not the front. When I was discussing this idea with my husband, he joked, “it’ll be a party in the back.” I said yeah, and business in the front. Boom – Mullet de Mayo was born,” shares Morgan Switzer, co-owner of NM Vintage Market.
Yes, it’s a silly name but one that has garnered nothing but laughs and “heck yes, I’m coming” responses. With that theme, anyone with a mullet (be it a genuine one or one made i.e. a wig, fabric, etc.) will get in for free. We will have a genuine mullet contest with Regis Hair products as a prize to the winner.
Marble Brewing is partnering with the event and is the official brewery of Mullet de Mayo (MMdeM). They are releasing two new beers and this festival will be the area’s flagship for those releases. A “Cerveza” that is styled like Corona and also a “Margarita Gosa” which is styled after a michelada Tecate. Yummm! They will have representation on hand to promote as well as swag for giveaways.
Cowbelle Wines will be the official winery for the event. They are also releasing two new wines that weekend. A dry, crisp “Moo-y Sauv-y” Sauvignon Blanc and “Sweet Serenade,” a sweet and sultry Malvasia wine.
Vendors from around the State will be present, food for purchase and sampling, and live music both days is sure to hype the party. Papayas con Chile, Con sal y Limón, and Los Soneros del Valle Bajo
will be performing.
Event Dates and Details:
May 4th and 5th, gates open 12 to 6 pm both days. There will be a nominal entry fee for guests but with that fee they will receive a free tasting. All ages are welcome but, of course, only those 21 and up will be allowed to drink. No pets, no mean people, no outside drinks.
About NM Vintage Market: Founded in 2018, for us, loving New Mexico goes beyond enjoying the beauty. We support local artisans, growers, and crafters who make New Mexico savory, sweet, and spicy! Sip, Savor, Shop the best of New Mexico. We are proud to sell New Mexico foods, gifts, artwork, bath & body products, drinks and drink mixes, coffees, popcorn, treats & eats. Jewelry, notecards, ornaments, cutting boards, gift baskets and more. Located at 2310 Avenida de Mesilla and Calle de Santiago in Mesilla, NM.
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