Category Archives: Local Events

Attend the Youth Nationals Arabian Horse Show in ABQ

The equestrian sport has been growing in popularity throughout the years, especially for competitions at the national level. This year, the Arabian Horse Association will be hosting the Youth Nationals Arabian Horse Show in Albuquerque from July 19 to 26. Whether you’re participating in the Youth Nationals Show, are supporting someone who is or just Read More…

2014 Albuquerque Comic Expo, held at ABQ Convention Center

Visit Albuquerque for the ABQ Comic Expo June 27-29, 2014

If you’re heading to the Southwest this summer, don’t miss the Albuquerque Comic Expo, taking place at the Albuquerque Convention Center from June 27-29. This comic expo is described as “New Mexico’s finest comic book, pop culture, and entertainment convention,” and features many guests and booths, as well as other events. Guests include comic artists, Read More…

Get a Taste of the Albuquerque Wine Festival

Love nothing more than relaxing with a glass of vino? If you are traveling in Albuquerque and have booked a hotel suite for Memorial Day weekend, you’ll have to stop at the Albuquerque Wine Festival. Join the city as they relax with some of the whites and reds from the wineries across the Southwest. Wines Read More…

Book a Hotel for the Rio Grande Valley Celtic Festival

Do you have Gaelic roots—or do you just have a love for Irish and Scottish culture? If you’re in Albuquerque on May 17 and 18, you’ll want to leave your hotel room for the 26th annual Rio Grande Valley Celtic Festival. This festival has all the Celtic dances, bagpipes and tests of athleticism you’ll need. Read More…

Earth Day 2014 Celebrations in Albuquerque

Albuquerque is a town that’s all about respecting the earth. That’s why the city is gearing up to celebrate this year’s Earth Day—and in a big way. If you’re thinking about heading to Albuquerque toward the end of April, book your hotel suite and get ready for some fun. You’ll have plenty of things to Read More…

Visit the Gathering of Nations Pow Wow

Whether you’re of Native American descent or just have respect and admiration for the culture, you can’t miss this year’s Gathering of Nations Pow Wow. Now in its 31st year, the Gathering of Nations is an event in which Native Americans and those who love the culture come together to celebrate, dance and sing. Book Read More…

Take Advantage of the Albuquerque Theatre Scene

When you think of the top cities for theatre, you may first think of New York, Chicago or Los Angeles—but did you know every weekend, Albuquerque hosts the most theatre performances of any city its size? The winter and spring months are especially popular for shows in this little city with big performances, so you Read More…

Stay Sweet at the Southwest Chocolate & Coffee Fest

If you think there’s nothing like eating a delicious piece of chocolate and washing it down with a bold cup of coffee, then you’ll need to start packing your bags and booking your hotel to attend the Southwest Chocolate and Coffee Fest in Albuquerque! See what’s in store for this year’s event. The Sweet Details Read More…

Check Out the Sizzlin’ Southwest Bacon Fest

If you’re a bacon fiend like many other people, you’ll be in good company at the Southwest Bacon Fest in Albuquerque, New Mexico. If you’re planning on making a trip to the southwest this fall, be sure not to miss this. In addition to the usual bacon-centric activities you could imagine being present at a Read More…

Visit Albuquerque for Dia de los Muertos Celebrations

Looking for something a bit off the beaten path for your fall celebrations this year? After Halloween is over, head to Albuequerque for a little bit more fun with Dia de los Muertos celebrations. Here’s just a sampling of the events being held the first few days of November. El Campo Santos’ Dia de los Read More…