Featured Events Spotlight

August 21-24, 2014
Are you ready to rumbaaaaaaa? The Albuquerque Latin Dance Festival is a four-day celebration of various styles of Latin dancing, featuring events at multiple locations around the city including the National Hispanic Cultural Center. The event offers every subset of salsa and Latin dance styles for the absolute beginner to the advanced dancer. Whether you tak...
September 5-7, 2014
This fun, three-day event will be jam-packed with family pleasing activities, delicious eats, and live music all taking place on Wagner’s beautiful chile farm in sunny Los Lunas. With the heavenly aroma of chile roasting in the air, enjoy agricultural entertainment like a corn maze,u-pick gardens, a petting zoo, pony rides, and hayride tours out to the produ...
September 13, 2014
Join in on this celebration of all things salsa. The annual Old Town Salsa Fiesta features salsa bands and dancers on the gazebo and throughout Old Town, kids’ activities and crafts and the Best Homemade Salsa contest. Competitors make their salsa on the spot in front of everyone, and attendees get to taste and cast their votes for the winners.
October 4-12, 2014
The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is a world-renowned attraction and destination for kids of all ages. For more than three decades, the first week in October brings the smell of roasting chiles and the beautiful, magical moving picture show of hot air balloons sailing silently through the crisp fall air. Guests from all over the world come to Albu...
October 11, 2014
Back by popular demand, the Music Fiesta will feature four separate performances after the morning Mass Ascension and before the evening Night Magic Glow. This years headliner Josh Turner is one of country music's most recognizable faces with numerous CMA, ACM and Grammy Award nominations. After the concert, enjoy the Night Magic Balloon Glow and the AfterGl...
Daily Highlighted Events
We are fortunate in Albuquerque to have a plethora of events taking place here each year. In fact, there are so many things to do in our city, we decided to highlight one event each day for the next 365 days. The effort is called #365DaysOfEvents, and we welcome you to follow along.

 

 

Event Details
  • April 23, 2015 - April 25, 2015
  • Time: Event times vary, please check the website.
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Admission: $14-$34

  • Location: UNM's The Pit - Basketball Arena

  • Corner of University Blvd and Avenida Cesar Chavez, Albuquerque, NM 87106
  • Phone: 505-836-2810

  • http://www.gatheringofnations.com

Gathering of Nations Pow Wow

North America's largest pow wow and Native American competition featuring Indian singing and dancing with more than 3,000 participants, isles of shopping, and native foods and music. The event will be held at the UNM Arena and lasts all day and night Friday, April 25th and Saturday, April 26th.

The Miss Indian World Traditional Talent Presentation & Show will be held Thursday evening, April 24th at the Albuquerque Convention Center.

The American Bus Association has designated the Gathering of Nations Native American Powwow as one of North America's 100 Best Events for 2014. See the release here.

Ticket Information

Another Native American event during Gathering of Nations Pow Wow:

Pueblo Days: Spring Art Market - April 24 - 27
Daily events at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center including Native American dance performances, films, an art market and more.

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