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Historic Old Town

From folk art to Flamenco dance to Mariachi music and more, enjoy the cultural offerings in Historic Old Town.

People gather at Old Town for music, fun, and more.

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Welcome to Historic Old Town

Be part of Albuquerque's newest old tradition - Albuquerque's Old Town during late spring, summer, and early fall. Whether you are visiting our great city or are a longtime resident, find your way to Old Town and experience the culture of New Mexico. You will be happy you did.

Old Town Portal Market 

When you visit Old Town, you are bound to notice the street of the plaza lined with vendors. If you're looking for a place to buy authentic, handcrafted jewelry of the Southwest, the Old Town Portal Market is the place to be. View the Old Town Portal Market page for more information. 

Summertime in Old Town Music Series

Weekends in Old Town come to life with music, dance, and theater. Whether you are visiting our historical city, or are a resident wanting an afternoon stroll, we invite you to visit the Old Town plaza for free and fun entertainment.

Learn more about Summertime in Old Town.

Don't miss the fun in Old Town! 

Enjoy your visit: 200 N Plaza St. NW Albuquerque, NM 87104 (Map)

Fiestas de Albuquerque

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Enjoy the history and traditions of our city with entertainment, children's activities, artist demonstrations, local food, shopping, and fun for the family. 

Learn more: Fiestas de Albuquerque


Summertime in Old Town

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Spend a day with friends and loved ones with beautiful plazas, great food, unique local shops, and live music on the gazebo.

Learn more: Summertime in Old Town


Mother's Day in Old Town

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Treat Mom like a queen and bring her to Historic Old Town for an afternoon full of food, music and fun during a special edition of Summertime in Old Town. 

Learn more: Summertime in Old Town: Mother's Day in Old Town


Father's Day In Old Town

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This special edition of Summertime in Old Town is featuring Dad! Bring him to celebrate an afternoon full of food, appreciation and entertainment. 

Learn more: Summertime in Old Town: Father's Day in Old Town


Western Family Day

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Western Family Day is presented by the Western Music Association. An organization that encourages and supports the preservation, performance and composition of historic, traditional, and contemporary music of The American West.

Learn more: Western Family Day

Balloon Fiesta Week

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Take a break from the balloons with food, shopping and live music in Historic Old Town daily from noon to 4 p.m. during Balloon Fiesta! 

Learn more: Balloon Fiesta Week



Halloween in Old Town

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A free, safe and fun evening in Old Town with local musical entertainment on the Gazebo.

Learn more: Halloween in Old Town

Old Town Tree Lighting & Holiday Stroll

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The annual lighting of the tree in Plaza Don Luis is Albuquerque's traditional kick-off to the holiday season.

Learn more: Tree Lighting

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