6 Holiday Events in Albuquerque This Year

Not many people think of December as a time to travel, but this month is the perfect time to visit Albuquerque! If you plan a trip during this holiday month, you’ll have plenty of activities from which you can choose. Here, we’ve detailed six activities that are the perfect way to get away from your Albuquerque hotel suite for the night!

Old Town Holiday Stroll

Time: 4 p.m.
Date: Dec. 5
Place: Historic Old Town
Rio Grande Boulevard NW & Central Avenue NW; Albuquerque, NM 87104
Admission: Free

Get your holiday shopping done here in Albuquerque’s historic Old Town. In addition to the countless number of vendors, you’ll also be able to dine on dishes from local restaurants and sip on delicious hot chocolate. A portion of the Old Town Holiday Stroll’s proceeds will go to charity.

Luminaria Tour

Time: 5:20 to 7:40 p.m.
Date: Dec. 24
Place: Albuquerque Convention Center
401 Second Street NW; Albuquerque, NM 87102
Admission: Adults—$3; Children ages 10 to 18 and seniors—$1.70

The Luminaria Tour is something everyone should see at least once during a trip to Albuquerque! This gorgeous display of lights in the Los Altos neighborhood will get you in the holiday spirit in no time.

Nob Hill Shop & Stroll

Time: 12 p.m.
Date: Dec. 1 to 31
Place: Nob Hill
Central Avenue between San Mateo Boulevard and Girard Boulevard
Admission: Free

The Nob Hill Shop & Stroll event features offerings from local businesses in the community. The event begins at noon every day and lasts all day, so you’ll have plenty of time to pick up all your holiday presents. The Nob Hill Shop & Stroll is also the perfect family outing—you can even get a photo taken with Santa!

Twinkle Light Parade

Time: 5:15 p.m.
Date: Dec. 1 to 31
Place: Nob Hill
Central Avenue between San Mateo Boulevard and Girard Boulevard
Admission: Free

After you’ve picked up some holiday items at the Nob Hill Shop & Stroll, head over to the Twinkle Light Parade! This parade, which will feature custom floats, bands, dancers, cars and more, will go west from Central Avenue between Girard Boulevard and Washington Street.

“White Christmas”

Time: Fridays and Saturdays—7:30 p.m.; Sundays—2 p.m.
Date: Dec. 5 to 24
Special shows: 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 23 & 1 p.m.
Place: Albuquerque Little Theatre
224 San Pasquale Ave.
Admission: General admission—$24; Seniors—$22; Students—$18; Children—$12

Love this classic movie? Then you’ll adore the Albuquerque Little Theatre’s production! Follow along as veterans Phil Davis and Bob Wallace follow two women to a Christmas show being performed at a lodge owned by their former commander. You and your family will return to your Albuquerque hotel suite full of holiday spirit after seeing this beloved play!

“A Christmas Carol”

Time: Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays—7:30 p.m.; Sundays—2 p.m.
Date: Dec. 4 to 21
Place: The Vortex Theatre
2900 Carlisle Blvd NE; Albuquerque, NM 87110
Admission: General admission—$22; Students (ID required)—$15

“A Christmas Carol” is another classic holiday play that audiences of all ages will enjoy. Watch as Ebenezer Scrooge is taken through Christmases of the past, present and future, and learn what the real meaning of Christmas is!

Want to book your hotel room for these holiday events? Contact Barcelona Suites today!

 
 
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6 Holiday Events in Albuquerque This Year

Not many people think of December as a time to travel, but this month is the perfect time to visit Albuquerque! If you plan a trip during this holiday month, you’ll have plenty of activities from which you can choose. Here, we’ve detailed six activities that are the perfect way to get away from your Albuquerque hotel suite for the night!

Old Town Holiday Stroll

Time: 4 p.m.
Date: Dec. 5
Place: Historic Old Town
Rio Grande Boulevard NW & Central Avenue NW; Albuquerque, NM 87104
Admission: Free

Get your holiday shopping done here in Albuquerque’s historic Old Town. In addition to the countless number of vendors, you’ll also be able to dine on dishes from local restaurants and sip on delicious hot chocolate. A portion of the Old Town Holiday Stroll’s proceeds will go to charity.

Luminaria Tour

Time: 5:20 to 7:40 p.m.
Date: Dec. 24
Place: Albuquerque Convention Center
401 Second Street NW; Albuquerque, NM 87102
Admission: Adults—$3; Children ages 10 to 18 and seniors—$1.70

The Luminaria Tour is something everyone should see at least once during a trip to Albuquerque! This gorgeous display of lights in the Los Altos neighborhood will get you in the holiday spirit in no time.

Nob Hill Shop & Stroll

Time: 12 p.m.
Date: Dec. 1 to 31
Place: Nob Hill
Central Avenue between San Mateo Boulevard and Girard Boulevard
Admission: Free

The Nob Hill Shop & Stroll event features offerings from local businesses in the community. The event begins at noon every day and lasts all day, so you’ll have plenty of time to pick up all your holiday presents. The Nob Hill Shop & Stroll is also the perfect family outing—you can even get a photo taken with Santa!

Twinkle Light Parade

Time: 5:15 p.m.
Date: Dec. 1 to 31
Place: Nob Hill
Central Avenue between San Mateo Boulevard and Girard Boulevard
Admission: Free

After you’ve picked up some holiday items at the Nob Hill Shop & Stroll, head over to the Twinkle Light Parade! This parade, which will feature custom floats, bands, dancers, cars and more, will go west from Central Avenue between Girard Boulevard and Washington Street.

“White Christmas”

Time: Fridays and Saturdays—7:30 p.m.; Sundays—2 p.m.
Date: Dec. 5 to 24
Special shows: 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 23 & 1 p.m.
Place: Albuquerque Little Theatre
224 San Pasquale Ave.
Admission: General admission—$24; Seniors—$22; Students—$18; Children—$12

Love this classic movie? Then you’ll adore the Albuquerque Little Theatre’s production! Follow along as veterans Phil Davis and Bob Wallace follow two women to a Christmas show being performed at a lodge owned by their former commander. You and your family will return to your Albuquerque hotel suite full of holiday spirit after seeing this beloved play!

“A Christmas Carol”

Time: Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays—7:30 p.m.; Sundays—2 p.m.
Date: Dec. 4 to 21
Place: The Vortex Theatre
2900 Carlisle Blvd NE; Albuquerque, NM 87110
Admission: General admission—$22; Students (ID required)—$15

“A Christmas Carol” is another classic holiday play that audiences of all ages will enjoy. Watch as Ebenezer Scrooge is taken through Christmases of the past, present and future, and learn what the real meaning of Christmas is!

Want to book your hotel room for these holiday events? Contact Barcelona Suites today!

 
 
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