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One Albuquerque: Engage

Elevating public experiences while increasing public safety throughout Albuquerque.

What does One Albuquerque: Engage do?

  • Encourages new businesses to move in and existing businesses to grow by filling vacant buildings with creative temporary experiences and attractions.
  • Attracts people to underutilized areas while enhancing social experiences.
  • Works to activate indoor and outdoor spaces fostering a safer, more vital downtown.
  • Partners with organizations and businesses already making a positive impact through a variety of arts, performance, dining, and shopping experiences.

For more information on March 1 Engage activities, visit the comprehensive ABQ Artwalk rundown a Map of Events and Activities and our Buy Local page.

A man getting food with the One ABQ logo on the side.

Occupy A Vacant Space


Do you have a business/idea that will activate a previously empty space/building?


Tell us a bit about your business or idea!

Inquire Now

Amplify an Opportunity or Event


Are you doing something cool that we should know about? One Albuquerque: Engage wants to amplify all the hard work being done in and around the areas we are aiming to activate. If you have something planned that we should know about – tell us about it here.

Promote My Event

Call for Artists


The 2019 GARE Conference takes place April 16-18, 2019 at the Albuquerque Convention Center. As part of the conference, the City of Albuquerque is seeking interested artists who would like to sell their art at the event. Apply to become a vendor at the conference.

Apply Now

Need something else?

Contact the One ABQ: Engage Team at [email protected].


Legal Disclaimer

  • A Pop Up Business License issued for the OneABQ Engage initiative is temporary. It is not a full business license and should not be treated as such. If you are interested in obtaining a full business license, please contact Business Registration at (505) 924-3890 or [email protected]

  • An application for a temporary business license or an inquiry into use of vacant space does not guarantee the use of that space. Only those who properly follow the application process and are selected by the City may use the space. Furthermore, those who are selected may only conduct business at the specific location the City has set aside for them, not any other vacant or available spaces that are a part of OneABQ Engage.
  • The City seeks to promote events that align with the mission of OneABQ Engage, and it is at the City’s discretion to decide what events it will promote. Notifying the City about your event for promotional purposes does not guarantee that the City will promote your event.