What to do in Albuquerque
Wondering what to do in Albuquerque? Located in the newly developed Uptown Area, the Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown is the gateway to all the sights, sounds and experiences that New Mexico has to offer. We're just steps from the best the city has to offer such as championship golf in Albuquerque, boutique shopping, the University of New Mexico and many corporate headquarters. Learn about annual happenings in Albuquerque below:
Albuquerque Comic Expo: San Diego Comic Con may be the largest event of its kind in the US, but that doesn't mean they get to have all the fun. The Albuquerque Comic Expo features exhibitors, vendors, a gaming area, Artist Alley, and more.
Festival Flamenco International: Novice or pro, participant or spectator, you'll find something to enjoy at the Festival Flamenco International. This flamenco event includes over 30 artists in seven spectacular performances, and 24+ workshops for students at every level beginner to profession.
Twilight at the Zoo: Ever wondered what the nocturnal zoo animals do when they're awake at night? Twilight at the Zoo gives you an opportunity to see these creatures up and active.
Bosque Moonlight Hike: The Bosque wetlands are home to creatures that shun the harsh desert sun. Enjoy a hike under the stars and catch a glimpse of creatures that start their day when most of us are ready to call it a night.
Salsa under the Stars: It's a dance so hot that you can't do it in the daytime. Salsa under the stars brings Latin spice to the Albuquerque Museum Amphitheatre.
Bubonicon: For sci-fi fans, by sci-fi fans, Bubonicon is the largest science fiction convention in New Mexico. This convention features the best writers, artists, and film stars in the genre.
Globalquerque Music Festival: Albuquerque is truly a global city, no moreso than when it hosts this two-day music event that brings artists from around the world to the city for non-stop live entertainment.
Fall Festival of Flowers: Bid New Mexico's diverse flora and fauna a fond adieu before the autumn weather takes them away for the year.
Albuquerque International Balloon Festival: The celebration that put Albuquerque on the map, the International Balloon Festival is a major draw to the city and has been internationally renowned for three decades.
Big 5 Duke City Marathon: Fight cancer at the city's longest running marathon, which attracts thousands of runners from across the state.
Doggie Dash and Dawdle: Created to help fund the Albuquerque Humane Society, this event brings pet owners and their four-legged companions together for a celebration of the relationship betwen human and animal.
Festival of the Cranes: The cranes return to the Bosque Wetlands in November. This annual festival celebrates their return with over 100 lectures, workshops, tours, hikes and hands-on activities are planned, ranging from the popular Sandhill Crane Behavior to special photography tours to socializing with locals on the Plaza.
Ghost Tour of Old Town Albuquerque: Learn about 300 years of haunted history in ABQ with legends, folklore, ghost stories and more.
Dawn of Dinosaurs: The only Triassic exhibit hall in North America can be found in the New Mexico Museum of Natural History.
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