Special Events & Festivals
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.
Bring the family to Independence Day fun and fireworks at Balloon Fiesta Park in Albuquerque.
Albuquerque Renaissance Faire
Celebrate the Middle Ages with the City of Albuquerque and the Society for Creative Anachronism.
Shakespeare on the Plaza
The Vortex Theatre Presents Shakespeare on the Plaza.
Twinkle Light Parade
Step into the holiday season with floats, bands, antique cars and costumed-characters lighting up the night.
New Year's Eve on Civic Plaza
Ring in the New Year with the City of Albuquerque on Civic Plaza.
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.