Rail Yards Rental Information

In the interest of limiting the spread and reducing the risk of coronavirus (COVID-19), the State of New Mexico, City of Albuquerque, and local health authorities are canceling or postponing events and gatherings at City facilities for the foreseeable future.

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Events at the Rail Yards

The Community Events Division of the Cultural Services Department oversees the public event rental spaces at the Rail Yards. The venues on-site include The Blacksmith Shop and the Plaza at the Rail Yards. 

The rental of venues for public events are currently not available at the historic Rail Yards. Regarding private events, please refer to the press release from November 16, 2018. 

Filming at the Rail Yards

Interested production companies should contact The Albuquerque Film Office about filming inquiries. 

Ongoing Remediation on the Rail Yards Project 

Built in 1917 and at its peak employing one quarter of the workforce in Albuquerque, the Rail Yards was a hub of cultural and industrial activity, an icon of strength for more than fifty years. To learn more about redevelopment, visit the Albuquerque Rail Yards page. 

Photography & Tours

Pending Public Health Orders and in-person shopping, a weekly market will be held on Sundays (May-October) from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. It provides regular opportunities to photograph that structure, the exterior of others nearby and background for portraits. Full access to the site is not currently available due to ongoing redevelopment activities.

Keep Updated

Pending Public Health Orders and restrictions on gathering, public events are not currently available to reserve space at this venue. Check back for more updates about happenings at the Albuquerque Rail Yards!