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Discover why 310 days of sunshine a year make for amazing outdoor recreation and golf. Learn why Albuquerque is the Hot Air Ballooning Capitol of the World by taking a balloon ride offered year-round. Take a ride on the world's longest aerial tramway at Sandia Peak. Discover more than 19 museums and hundreds of galleries. Visit Historic Old Town with 7 museums and more than 150 shops and restaurants in an authentic Southwestern plaza. Albuquerque's diversity of large city with a small-town feel offers something for everyone.

Address:
20 First Plaza Ctr NW # 601
Albuquerque, NM 87125
Region:
Central
Phone:
(800) 284-2282
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Events

Only in Albuquerque Permanent Exhibit

In March 2015 the Albuquerque Museum unveiled the highly anticipated "Only in Albuquerque" gallery. After many years of redesign, construction, story development and fabrication, this interactive, engaging, and fun-filled presentation of the history and culture of the central Rio Grande Valley is open to the public and is a permanent installment at the museum.

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
City:
Albuquerque

Isotopes Baseball

Come cheer on the Albuquerque Isotopes in their 2015 season. The Albuquerque Isotopes are the Triple-A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies.

7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
City:
Albuquerque

VIVA New Mexico Chile Festival

The VIVA New Mexico Chile Festival will be a party and a celebration of the centuries-long tradition of agriculture in the Middle Rio Grande Valley. This jam packed, family-fun event is 3-days long and great for all ages It will have food, music, chile contests, hayrides, pony rides, a corn maze, a U-pick garden, a beer garden, and, of course, New Mexico chile by the ton, sack, pound, or however you want it.

11:00 AM – 11:00 PM
City:
Los Lunas

Civic Plaza Summer Events

Downtown Albuquerque's Civic Plaza has had some significant renovations and is hosting a variety of free and family-friendly events throughout the summer season. Click "visit website" to the right for more information.

12:00 PM – 10:00 PM
City:
Albuquerque

New Mexico Wine & Jazz Festival

You are cordially invited to attend the newest, and finest, wine festival in New Mexico. Previously the Bernalillo Wine Festival, the New Mexico Wine & Jazz Festival is moving south and is sure to please your wine needs. In the air conditioned comfort of the Grand Ballroom of the Isleta Resort & Casino, New Mexico's top wineries will offer samples of their greatest creations while top jazz groups provide a backdrop of rich music and upscale entertainment.

12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
City:
Albuquerque

11th Annual Old Town Salsa Fiesta

The annual Old Town Salsa features salsa bands and dancers on the gazebo and throughout Old Town, kids’ activities and crafts, and the Best Homemade Salsa contest. Competitors make their salsa on the spot in front of everyone, and attendees get to taste and cast their votes for the winners.

12:00 PM – 7:00 PM
City:
Albuquerque

Rio Grande Arts & Crafts Festival – Balloon Fiesta Show

Now in its 27th year, this juried show is ranked 6th in the nation and features the works of 280 fine artists and craftspeople from throughout the U.S.! The Festival's landmark ‘Big White Tent' spans a full acre of space and is one of the city's cornerstone attractions during Balloon Fiesta.

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
City:
Albuquerque

Albuquerque Grecian Festival

As you enter the Albuquerque Grecian Festival, it’s easy to imagine you’ve just stepped into the Old World charm of southern Europe. We invite you to be Greek for a day (or two) during the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta®. Immerse yourself in the sounds of our live Greek band, the tastes of authentic Greek cuisine, and the eye-catching sights of dancers streaming by in colorful costumes.

11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
City:
Albuquerque

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta®

For nine days every October, the New Mexico skies are painted as hundreds of balloons lift off from Albuquerque's Balloon Fiesta Park. Visit during one of the most photographed events in the world and attend a variety of cultural events across the city.

6:00 AM – 9:00 PM
City:
Albuquerque

3rd Annual Albuquerque American Indian Arts Festival

Please join us in October during the first weekend of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta for a big kick-off of the 2015 Albuquerque American Indian Art Festival! We are celebrating the enduring beauty and artistry of more than 100 indigenous artists who produce traditional and contemporary art in a plethora of mediums ranging from clay, silver, glass, leather and more! There will be two days of family fun entertainment, food, and dances, under the big tent and in the plaza at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center!

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
City:
Albuquerque

Music Fiesta at Balloon Fiesta with The Band Perry

Back by popular demand, the Music Fiesta will feature national country headliners The Band Perry and Gloriana during the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta®

1:15 PM – 10:00 PM
City:
Albuquerque