Enjoy Summer Nights every Thursday at the Botanic Garden and Zoo Music every Friday at the Zoo.
The Summer Nights Concert Series returns to the ABQ BioPark from June 14 - Aug 23 for its fifteenth season. celebrates its twenty-second season from June 22 - Aug 10.
"We are bringing a diverse group of musicians to the Botanic Garden and Zoo this year," said Maryann Torrez, Special Events and Operations Manager. "We believe there is no better place in New Mexico to see live music in an outdoor setting. Plus, tickets are really affordable."
Summer Nights guests can also look forward to the Ritzy Rouge Hula Hoop Troupe at the Botanic Garden every Thursday and the Clan Tynker Family Circus will join the fun on June 21, 28, July 5, 12, 19 and 26.
On Thursday Summer Nights, the Aquarium and all of the Botanic Garden except for the Butterfly Pavilion are open until 8 p.m. Friday Zoo Music attendees may tour Zoo exhibits until 8 p.m. Guests are welcome to bring blankets, folding chairs and picnics. Food is available for purchase. Beer and wine are also available onsite. Outside alcoholic beverages are not permitted.
Gates open at 6 p.m. and concerts start at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for seniors (65+) and $3 for children (3-12). BioPark Society Members receive a 50% discount on tickets. Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance online or from any BioPark cashier. For more information, visit .
Summer Nights is sponsored by Channel 95.1 All the Hits, 104.7 Albuquerque's Classic Country and Best Western Rio Grande Inn. Zoo Music is sponsored by Big-I 107.9 New Mexico’s Country, 100.3 The Peak, KOB Channel 4 and Best Western Rio Grande Inn.