Be A Part of the best weekend of the year in Ruidoso, New Mexico
Joe Nichols headlines Friday, May 31st for this two-day event. This is only the beginning of the list of artists playing. This year, we’re making announcements from December through May, so follow us on Facebook for the most up-to-date list of entertainers! We’re also bringing over 50 food and craft vendors and beer and wine vendors as well.
Enhanced by an ideal open setting, Wingfield Park will host fans while giving our fans the best festival in the entire state. Conveniently located in mid-town Ruidoso, the festival is close to a variety of transportation options. Wingfield has a plenty of space, shade from the cool pine trees and a great atmosphere and the festival will have concessions, retail and arts & crafts experiences.
Wingfield Park – Ruidoso, NM • May 31 & June 1, 2019. Rain or Shine — All of our bands will be there!
Driving Directions from the South
Take US-54 E, as you enter New Mexico name changes to US-54 N. Proceed 65 miles to Alamogordo. Turn right on to US-70 E / US-54 N appx 15 miles through Alamogordo and Tularosa. Bear right onto US-70 towards Mescalero / Ruidoso about 28 miles. Turn left onto Carrizo Canyon Rd., proceed 5 miles, to Grindstone Canyon Rd., turn left and proceed approximately one-half mile to Wingfield St., turn right into destination.
Driving Directions from the West
Take US-70 East toward Alamogordo past White Sands National Monument. You will pass through Alamogordo, Tularosa and arrive in Mescalero, New Mexico and turn left onto Carrizo Canyon Rd., proceed 5 miles, to Grindstone Canyon Rd., turn left and proceed approximately one-half mile to Wingfield St., turn right into destination.
Driving Directions from the North
Take I-25 S about 82 miles. Take exit 139 toward Carrizozo / San Antonio onto US-380 and travel east appx. 74 miles through Carrizozo. Turn right onto NM-37 for 14 miles, roads ends at a ‘T’, turn right onto NM-48 towards Alto / Ruidoso appx 10 miles. NM-48 becomes Mechem Dr., turn left at Sudderth Dr. and proceed 0.4 mile and turn right onto Grindstone Canyon Rd. for .15 miles to Wingfield St., turn left into destination.
Driving Directions from the East
Take US-70 W / US-285 N west 72 miles, turn right on Sudderth Rd., proceed 3.9 miles, turn left onto Grindstone Canyon Rd. for .15 miles to Wingfield St., turn left into destination.
Box Office Hours
Box Office is located at the front gates.
Box Office is open day of show only.
Day of Show hours are: 11am & stays open until the headliner takes stage. There is a $6.00 ticket service charge at the box office.
AACMF reserves the right to charge a $5 fee per order to reprint tickets night of show.
Types of Payment Accepted
Cash, Visa, Master Card.
Will Call is available on the Day of Show only, from 1pm thru close of the box office.
BRING YOUR I.D. for will call. It is also recommended to have your confirmation number & the credit card used.
Accessible seating is available at every price level. Patrons should specify their need for accessible seating at the time they purchase tickets. Companion seats are available up to applicable ticket limit. For more information call
What to Bring / What Not to Bring
We want you to bring everything you need to make your festival experience the best. This listing can be useful as a general guide. If a certain item (listed or unlisted) is essential to your concert enjoyment, please visit the box office on the show day for specific information on the show you plan to attend. Please be mindful this is an outdoor event and all surfaces are in a park setting. Our list of items to bring or not bring are designed to be fair to everyone & meet a combination of safety goals including providing smooth access into the venue when we have large crowds. Our goal as your host is to provide an atmosphere that allows for the maximum enjoyment of the entire audience & we apologize in advance if some restrictions may cause you any inconvenience.
To provide a safer environment for our fans and significantly expedite entry into the venue, we have a policy that limits the size and type of bags that may be brought into the venue. AACMF STRONGLY encourages fans to not bring any type of bags, except those outlined.
Fans will be able to carry the following style and size bag, package, or container into the venue:
• Bags that are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 12″ x 6″ x 12.” OR One-gallon clear plastic freezer bag (Ziploc bag or similar).
• Small clutch bags, approximately the size of a hand, with or without a handle or strap can be taken into the venue with one of the clear plastic bags.
• An exception will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection at a gate designated for this purpose.
What to bring:
• Seat Cushions
• Ponchos or Rain Jackets
• Water: One sealed bottle of water allowed per patron. Please limit approx 1.5 liter (50 ounce) bottles.
• Lawn chairs with seats lower than nine (9) inches off the ground.
• With safety as a primary goal, you may be subject to search at certain events. If for any reason you should arrive at the gates with a restricted item, our front gate guest service staff will offer to check most items to save you from returning to your car. AACMF reserves the right to refuse admission. Certain shows may occasionally restrict umbrellas, blankets & binoculars.
What not to bring:
• Illegal drugs
• Laser Pointers
• Lawn Chairs with seats higher than nine (9) inches off the ground.
• Pets (except service animals)
• Recorders (audio or video)
Prohibited items include, but are not limited to: purses larger than a clutch bag, coolers, briefcases, backpacks, fanny packs, cinch bags, luggage of any kind, computer bags and camera bags or any bag larger than the permissible size.
Fans will be allowed to bring in low profile lawn chairs that are no more than 9 inches off the ground and the seat back does not exceed 24 inches off the ground. Blankets are permitted on the lawn as well.
Venue management reserves the right to add, delete and interpret the above policy for the safety of guests, artists, and staff.
Camera Policy: Personal cameras are allowed in the venue. Flash photography, video and removable lens cameras are not permitted without venue approval.
Everyone needs a ticket regardless of age.
Beer, wine, and well along with a full concession menu are available on site.
The following items are allowed: blankets, binoculars, non-flash disposable cameras, and one factory-sealed water bottle per person.
These policies are subject to change.
Low profile lawn chair rentals are available for lawn seating.
FOR YOUR PROTECTION, the following items will not be allowed: SPORT BAGS, CANS, BOTTLES, COOLERS, HORNS, MACE, LASER POINTERS, AND WEAPONS OF ANY KIND. NO ANIMALS EXCEPT SEEING EYE & HEARING EAR DOGS.
PATRONS ARE SUBJECT TO INSPECTION OF PERSON, PARCELS, OR CLOTHING CAPABLE OF CARRYING SUCH ITEMS. THE VENUE RECOMMENDS THAT YOU ARRIVE AT LEAST 1 1/2 HOURS BEFORE SHOW TIME TO AVOID LINES TO GET IN.
CHANGES TO LINE-UP, DATE OR VENUE
AACMF, shall at any time prior to the Festival, have the right to change the Venue, Artist Lineup, Festival Times, Festival Dates or any or all other components of the Festival, at any time, with or without advance notification to You and without any compensation to You. If you do not agree with ANY OF the terms and conditions set forth in this Paragraph OR AGREEMENT, do not purchase Tickets.[/tz-heading][/vc_column][/vc_row]