Copper: On Copper Avenue
Embudo Canyon: On Indian School Road
Menaul: On Menaul Boulevard
Piedra Lisa Canyon: On Candelaria Road and south on Camino de la Sierra
Embudito Canyon: On Montgomery, go north on Glenwood Hills and east on Trailhead Street
Manzano/Four Hills: On Stagecoach Road in the Four Hills neighborhood
For some families, seeing a movie on Christmas Day is part of their holiday tradition. The season features family films and holiday themed stories, and movies provide a great place to relax and unwind.
Century 24 Theater at I-25 near Jefferson
Cinemark Movies 8 on San Mateo
Century 14 Downtown
Starport at Cottonwood Mall
Winrock 16 & IMAX
Four Hills Theater
Premier Cinema in Rio Rancho
The Sandia Peak ski area is open Christmas day for those who want to ski or snowboard. Hours are from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. daily. Adult tickets are $50 for an all day pass on all lifts; $40 for teens, children and seniors.<br />
Take a short drive to the Sandia Crest and go skiing or snowboarding, enjoying the great outdoors. Sandia Ski Area is open and all runs are in operation. There are ski rentals if you don't have your own, and snowboarding runs have great appeal for the tweens and teens. Open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Sandia Crest area is also open for recreational activities such as cross country skiing and snowshoeing.
See the Sandia District trail report.
Hiking the trails isn't necessary, of course. The tram alone is nice.
7. Go Bowling
Bowling offers the chance to get up and move and have fun with the entire family. The Starlight has arcade games as well.
Santa Ana Starlight Lanes
Jemez Canyon Dam Road - Santa Ana Pueblo
Hours: Noon - Midnight
8. Visit the CasinosThe casinos are open on Christmas day, offering everything from bingo to slots.
Isleta Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
11000 Broadway SE, Albuquerque
Route 66 Casino
14500 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque
Sandia Casino and Resort
30 Rainbow Blvd NE, Albuquerque
Santa Ana Star Casino
Jemez Canyon Dam Road, Santa Ana, NM
San Felipe Casino Hollywood
25 Hagon Road, Algodones, NM