Holidays in Albuquerque

Holiday Events, Specials and Happenings in Albuquerque


New Year's Eve Party in Albuquerque

Check out Albuquerque's great New Year's Eve parties at QBar at Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town and at Nativo Lodge. Hotel Packages that include dinner and champagne toast are available. 

River of Lights

The ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden is aglow with millions of twinkling lights and holiday displays that dazzle young and old.
More information: City of Albuquerque, 505-768-2000

Heritage Hotels & Resorts, Inc. offers a special Albuquerque Holiday Lights Package that includes two tickets to this magical display. To book this package, visit Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town or Nativo Lodge.

Old Town Holiday Stroll

Enjoy the beauty of Old Town and shop til you drop.
More information: Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau, 505-842-8022

Luminaria Tour

Enjoy Christmas lights throughout Albuquerque on this ABQ Ride tour. The tour starts at the Albuquerque Convention Center.
More information: Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau, 505-768-4575

New Year's Eve

Say goodbye to 2013 and welcome 2014 in luxury and stlye with music, food and more. Visit Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town and Nativo Lodge to learn more about the festivities.


Mannheim Steamroller Christmas

Mannheim Steamroller comes to the Kiva Auditorium for this celebration of Christmas.
More information: Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau, 505-768-4575             

An Irish Homecoming

Cherish the Ladies with special guest Maura O’Connell return to Popejoy Hall for this special holiday concert.
More information: Popejoy Hall, 505-925-5858


Miracle on 34th Street

The Albuquerque Little Theater brings to the stage the classic Christmas tale of an old man who brings good cheer to New York City shoppers and allows the city's children - and one little girl in particular - to experience the joy of childhood fantasy.
More information: Albuquerque Little Theater, 505-242-4750
Heritage Hotels & Resorts, Inc. offers special doscounts to theater patrons. Visit Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town to learn more about this package.

A Christmas Carol

Two different renditions of this Charles Dickens Christmas classic will come to life; one at African American Performance Theater and another at Popejoy Hall. More information can be found at:

Elite Dance Studio, 505-344-8299
Popejoy Hall, 505-925-5858

The Nutcracker

Several groups featuring performers from New Mexico, New York and Moscow will perform renditions of this classic story. More information can be found at:

Ballet Repertory Theater (at the KiMo Theater), 505-768-3544
Festival Ballet Albuquerque, 505-296-9465
Keshet Dance Company, 505-224-9808
The Moscow Ballet (at the Albuquerque Convention Center), 505-768-4575                    
New Mexico Ballet Company, 505-292-4245

For a more complete listing of events during your stay in Albuquerque, visit the Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau.