ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – If you’re a visitor, lived here your entire life, or are somewhere in the middle, you are bound to be looking for something to do.
With Albuquerque’s feel of a small town in a big city, repetitiveness seems to become the norm.
So those who are looking to get out of the same-old, same-old, look to ABQ 365 to help you venture from your comfort zone.
ABQ 365 is Albuquerque’s online source for community happenings, by the community.
This guide will lead you to places to stay, things to do, shopping, and even specials and coupons for around town.
This week, there are no shortages of festivals or military appreciation events.
The Balloon Fiesta Park will be hosting the annual Albuquerque Wine Festival, Saturday, May 23 through Monday, May 25. This is an all age’s event, but those under 21 must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets are $20 for those over 21. Enjoy live music, food, and of course wine!
The 5th Annual Blues and Brew Festival will be held at Sandia Resort and Casino, Sunday, May 24 from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. For $35, receive unlimited samples.
Marble Brewery is hosting a Memorial Day Festival. Show up Monday, May 25 to hang out on the patio and listen to live music.
Cliffs Amusement Park is also having a Memorial Day celebration with their Hero’s Day on Monday, May 25. There will be free admission for all law enforcement, fire fighters, and active military with I.D. not just Monday, but all weekend long. Take a picture with Iron Man too.
Saturday, May 23, the zoo is hosting their “Stars and Stripes” concert. The Philharmonic will start their concert at 8 p.m. It is suggested to show up early to find a good picnic spot. Pay only $20 for lawn seats, $35 for chair seats, and students are only $7.
Need a little R&B in your weekend? The Old School Concert Series will be held at the Kiva Auditorium in the Convention Center. This all starts Saturday, May 23 at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $50.
ABQ 365 Blogs will also help to give you a glance to what you can expect in the city’s hot spots.
This free online calendar of local events and happenings is managed by the Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau.
To take a look at what is going on right in your backyard, visit ABQ 365’s website.