Events happening in Albuquerque this week


This week in Albuquerque you can experience BMX biking, chocolate and coffee and St. Patty’s Day celebrations.

Here is a list of some of the popular events happening in the Duke City this week:

Southwest Chocolate & Coffee Fest

The nation’s largest festival dedicated to chocolate, coffee, and gourmet foods featuring the finest chocolatiers, coffee roasters, candy makers, bakers, breweries, wineries, and gourmet food companies.

Live entertainment, professional cooking demonstrations, and a dedicated Kids Zone with free activities.

For more information, click here.

2019 USA BMX Spring National Series

Albuquerque welcomes USA BMX’s most competitive athletes to Duke City BMX for the 2019 USA BMX Spring Nationals Series!

Athletes spanning from 2-76 years old will compete beginning on Friday afternoon with the main events on Sunday afternoon.

This family-friendly event is free and open to the public.

For more information, click here.

Night Lights Albuquerque 

Inspired by the traditional Thai Lantern Festival, Night Lights is an all-new and completely reimagined sky lantern experience.

Join thousands of your friends, family, and neighbors as we come together to make a truly once-in-a-lifetime memory launching our lanterns just after dusk.

For more information, click here.

St. Paddy’s Fest

Everyone’s favorite ogre is sure to delight both kids and adults alike.

Shrek the Musical runs from March 8-31 at the Albuquerque Little Theatre and is equipped with fun for the entire family.

For more information, click here.

St. Patty’s Pub Crawl

Get your shamrock on as you sample some of the best pubs in downtown Albuquerque! Choose from three different boarding times to start your night.

Enjoy unlimited Trolley transportation for 3.5 hours. The Trolley will make a continuous loop and stop at 6 participating breweries approximately every 30-45 minutes.

They’ve got exclusive discounts for all our lucky little leprechauns at each pub.

The breweries include Red Door Brewing Company, Sidetrack Brewing Co., Boese Brothers Brewery, Marble Brewery, Rio Bravo Brewing Company, LLC and Tractor Brewing – Wells Park!

For more information, click here.

12th Annual NM Italian Film & Culture Festival

This festival is your front row seat to today’s Italy, through film, food, music. The 12th Annual NM Italian Film & Culture Festival returns with a contemporary Italian film lineup featuring7 local premieres that explore current social issues and human relationships through comedy, drama, and documentary.

Three great events showcasing the food and wine of Italy, the world’s superpower of cuisine.

Produced by Italian Festivals of New Mexico, the NMIFCF is a fundraising benefit for the children of NDI New Mexico.

For more information, click here.

Men’s State Gymnastics Championships 2019

Come watch athletes from all over New Mexico compete for the State. Session times for our different age groups and levels can be found on our website.

For more information, click here. 

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