Albuquerque has it all. Really. It has its own holiday parade, shop and strolls galore, lots of free events, arts and crafts festivals, and the Old Town luminarias on Christmas Eve. That's just the tip of the luminaria bag, though. Peek inside to see what else makes Albuquerque glow.
Find out which holiday events are happening this year, and make merry!
Dip into your stocking and pull out some of the best events Albuquerque has to offer. There are arts and crafts fairs, shop and strolls, luminaria tours and more, and best of all, they're all free.
The lights in Albuquerque at the holiday season are nothing short of spectacular. Find out where to see them, whether they twinkle, glow, or mesmerize. They're all sure pleasers.
There aren't too many cities that have decorated lowrider cars in their seasonal holiday parade. Find out where to see the annual holiday parade Albuquerque can proudly say is one of a kind.
See the reenactment of the journey to Bethlehem. In Barelas, the event wanders through streets toward its destination, with the celebratory feel of a parade. In Corrales, hear a children's choir and children as they portray Mary and Joseph on their journey to the stable.
Ring out the bells, whether they are handbells or those found in the orchestra. Whether looking for traditional tunes or classic melodies, the holiday season offers some of the most graceful music of the year.
Find a place to fuel up before the Christmas Eve luminaria tour, or settle in for some traditional holiday dining on Christmas day. Either way, Albuquerque has something to offer.