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Sleep Inn Albuquerque Airport ABQ 2017 Events

Planning a vacation to the Greater City of Albuquerque this year? If so, you’re going to want to plan it around at least one of these events. From live entertainment to food, art, music and live action sports events, there’s something for just about everyone happening this year in Albuquerque, New Mexico. To help you plan your trip, we’ve compiled a list of awesome events that you won’t want to miss this year. Book your stay at the Sleep Inn Albuquerque Airport, and let us help you have a pleasant experience to remember.

Albuquerque Events 2017

River of Lights

Dec 01, 2017 – Dec 30, 2017
Closed Dec 24 and 25

Celebrating winter with New Mexico’s largest walk-through light show, this evening event runs for over a month and exhibits dazzling sculptures crafted by local artists. Located at the Albuquerque Botanical Gardens.

Old Town Holiday Shop and Stroll

A perfect opportunity to embrace the festive holiday spirit, Old Town is lit up with thousands of luminaries and vendors feature caroling, entertainment and refreshments. 

Christmas Eve Old Town Luminaria Tour

Historic Old Town shops, galleries and museums line their walkways and rooftops with thousands of traditional luminaries. Get in the holiday spirit as you stroll the streets and listen to carolers. 


The Nutcracker
Sat. Dec 2, 2017 2:00 PM - Popejoy Hall, Albuquerque, NM

Moscow Ballets Great Russian Nutcracker
Sun. Dec 10, 2017 7:00 PM - Kiva Auditorium, Albuquerque, NM

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.