4 of the Best Old Town Albuquerque Events You Don’t Want to Miss

If you want to experience Old Town Albuquerque like a local, attending an annual event is one of the best ways! Not only is this a great opportunity to immerse in the culture of the Southwest, but attending the Old Town Albuquerque events create memories that you’ll be talking about for years to come. If you’ll be staying with us soon, here are just some of the best upcoming events that we’re sure you’ll love.

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4 of Our Favorite Old Town Albuquerque Events

  1. Salsa Fiesta (September 9th, 2017)

Who has the best salsa in Old Town? Find out at the annual Salsa Fiesta in Old Town Albuquerque! Contestants will prepare their own salsa right on site before you browse around and taste them all. Free children’s activities and live music will also be available throughout the day.

  1. Balloon Fiesta Week in Old Town (October 7th-5th, 2017)

During the Albuquerque International Balloon Festival, be sure to swing by the Old Town area for live entertainment and unique shopping opportunities. More than 80 local businesses will be offering irresistible deals on items such as paintings, jewellery, Breaking Bad souvenirs, salsa, and more.

  1. Old Town Holiday Stroll (December 1st, 2017)

Kickstart the holiday season at the highly anticipated Old Town Holiday Stroll! There’s something for everyone in the family to enjoy including meetings with Santa, live music, and holiday cheer. The main event of this holiday festival is the lighting of the giant Christmas tree in the Plaza Don Luis, so be sure you don’t miss it!

  1. Fiestas de Albuquerque (April 2018)

It’s Albuquerque’s birthday! Help us celebrate at the Fiestas de Albuquerque street party. Visitors will enjoy a variety of activities such as live entertainment, free children’s activities, artist demonstrations, and plenty of food to go around. This is also a wonderful event to learn more about the history of Albuquerque and the city itself.

Need a Place to Stay? Look No Further Than Bottger Mansion of Old Town

Old Town Albuquerque EventsAfter enjoying the Old Town Albuquerque events, return to the Bottger Mansion for some well-deserved relaxation. Our historic inn provides lovely rooms, outstanding amenities, and friendly hospitality, along with a warm, delicious breakfast served first thing in the morning that will help you start your day off right. Explore the many attractions of Albuquerque or simply soak up the peace and quiet of our cozy inn and all its excellent qualities. Our beautiful haven of New Mexico is waiting for you, so check our availability and book your stay today!

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