Things to do
Welcome to Albuquerque! Find some interesting places to visit and events to attend during your stay below.
Friday, August 31, 2012Welcome Reception at Casa Esencia
8:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Join us for cocktails and hors d’oeurves at Hotel Albuquerque’s premiere venue, Casa Esencia. Guests must be 21 years of age. Please arrive before 9 pm to avoid a cover charge. Casa Esencia is located just outside of Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town. Dress code is enforced.
Saturday, September 1, 2012
Visit the ceremony page for more information.
Visit the reception page for more information.
Q Bar Ultra Lounge
12:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Guests who would like to continue the celebration should visit Q Bar Ultra Lounge located inside Hotel Albuquerque.
Sunday, September 2, 2012
Guests with accommodations at Hotel Albuquerque through Monday should join us poolsite for fun in the sun.
Places to visit
- Old Town Albuquerque
Historic old town has been the heart of Albuquerque since the city was founded in 1706. Today, Old Town is the City's cultural center, with 5 museums and more than 100 shops, galleries, and restaurants. Located just 5 minutes walking distance from Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town.
- Sandia Peak Tramway
Take a ride on the world's longest tramway. A trip on the Sandia Peak Aerial Tramway transports you above deep canyons and breathtaking terrain a distance of 2.7 miles. See some of nature’s more dramatic beauty unfold before you. At sunset the desert skies produce a spectacular array of color, and your vantage point from the observation deck atop 10,378 foot Sandia Peak in the Cibola National Forest affords an 11,000 square-mile panoramic view of the Rio Grande Valley and the Land of Enchantment. Located on the eastern edge of Albuquerque in the Sandia Foothills at the end of Tramway Road.
- ABQ Bio Park
Visit Albuquerque's bio park to experience some of the greatest recreational opportunities in the city. The bio park includes the Zoo, Botanic Garden, Tingley Beach, and Aquarium.
- ABQ Trolley Co.
The best first thing to do in Albuquerque! Experience the Best of Albuquerque from a completely-custom, uniquely-Albuquerque, open-air Trolley with Albuquerque's only guided city tour company.
- ABQ Uptown
ABQ Uptown is your ultimate destination for upscale shopping, home furnishings, entertainment and dining.You'll find it all in a pedestrian-friendly, open-air lifestyle center.
- Albuquerque Isotopes
Let's go out to the ball game! Staying in town over the long weekend? Check out the 'Topes Sunday or Monday. The fictional Springfield Isotopes from the long running TV series The Simpsons was the influence for the name of the team.
- Albuquerque Convention and Visitor's Bureau
For a larger list of things to do, visit the local ACVB for more information.