Featured Events Spotlight

Opens October 15, 2016
In celebration of our 10th anniversary, 516 ARTS presents DECADE, a group exhibition and series of off-site projects that draw from the diverse local, national and international artists we have worked with since we opened. This exhibition explores a wide variety of themes and practices that 516 ARTS has explored since its inception.
October 4-30, 2016
Winner of six Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, this landmark musical event brings together one of the most imaginative creative teams on Broadway. Tony Award®-winning director Julie Taymor brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning visuals. The Lion King also features some of Broadway's most recogni...
October 23, 2016
Join us for a family-oriented, Halloween-themed charitable 12-100 mile bike ride, full or half marathon, and 5k/10k walk/run. Whether you ride, run or walk, the 2016 Day of the Tread has a treat for everyone!
Through October 30, 2016
Come to the Rail Yards Market every Sunday for food, art, music and community. Set in Downtown Albuquerque's Rail Yards enjoy local artisans, growers and musicians.
Through November 5, 2016
Día de los Muertos is a folk tradition reflecting the folkways and folklore of Mexico and the identity of its people. At the core Día de los Muertos traditions and rituals retain the primary mission of honoring, remembering and celebrating the life of all those who have come before us.
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Ghost Tour of Old Town

Albuquerque's ORIGINAL and BEST Ghost Walk - Since 2001! Legends, folklore, ghost stories and history come to life as you depart on an intriguing excursion through 306 years of haunted history. Old Town was founded in 1706, and for more than three centuries people have lived and died around the Old Town Plaza. The historic buildings and dark alleys conceal the long-forgotten secrets of battles, murders, hangings, and hidden cemeteries.

Professional Tour Guides escort you on a 90-minute, lantern-lit adventure. You will search for the lost souls of early residents, Civil War phantoms, spooks, specters, wandering apparitions and over one dozen other ghosts who have made Old Town their eternal home. Learn the history and basics of Ghost Hunting as you hear the chilling stories of actual events. Old Town is one of the most actively haunted locations in North America. Residents, employees and tourists have all experienced unexplained phenomena. From actual sightings of full apparitions which seem to vanish impossibly into thin air; to disembodied voices heard in empty buildings; even objects moving mysteriously on their own. Come with an open mind and bring your digital camera.

Guests have captured many curious unexplained phenomena in photos taken during the tour. Review the evidence, and then decide for yourself the possibility of the existence of ghosts. GHOST Tours are held NIGHTLY at 8:00pm (CLOSED Thanksgiving, Holiday Stroll - Friday 12/02, and Christmas Eve.) Special 10pm Ghost Tours held monthly on the night of the FULL MOON Advance Pre-Paid Reservations REQUIRED! Reservations must be made and tickets purchased prior to 6:00pm the night you wish to attend! Private Ghost Tours available for Groups! Tickets: $20.00 Adults $18.00 Seniors (55 & up) $18.00 Military (with ID) $18.00 College (with ID) $16.00 Students (ages 13-17) $10.00 Youth (ages 6-12) Children ages 5 and under are FREE (when accompanied by an adult) Listed Ghost Tour prices not including applicable sales tax nor Guide gratuity Call for reservations: (505) 246-TOUR (8687)