A guide to City of Albuquerque family-friendly music events, street festivals and parades, hosted by the Cultural Services Department.
Discover what makes Albuquerque such a wonderful city for visitors and residents alike.
Albuquerque's free summertime bashes
include music, dance, food, children's activities and so much more. View more information.
Bring the family to Independence Day fun and fireworks at Balloon Fiesta Park in Albuquerque. View more information.
Albuquerque Renaissance Faire
Celebrate the Middle Ages with the City of Albuquerque and the Society for Creative Anachronism. View more information.
Shakespeare on the Plaza
The Vortex Theatre Presents Shakespeare on the Plaza. View more information.
Twinkle Light Parade
Step into the holiday season with floats, bands, antique cars and costumed-characters lighting up the night. View more information.
Martin Luther King Day
Commemorate the achievements of Martin Luther King Jr. with a community-wide ceremony and parade.
Join this respectful observance of our nation's military sacrifices at Veterans Memorial Park.
Honor the men and women of America's armed forces at Veterans Memorial Park.
Venues & Services
Harry E. Kinney Civic Plaza
Civic Plaza is the social and ceremonial center of our special community. View more information.