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...
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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Event Details
  • Time: Various
  • Recurrence: Recurring every 7 days
  • Admission: Varies - call each Pueblo for admission prices

  • Location: Various Albuquerque Area Pueblos

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Native American Feast Days

Native American feast days allow tribal members to come together in a renewal of their language, culture and religion. On these days, the communities celebrating a feast day are often open to the public, and members of the tribe will prepare a variety of bountiful meals to share with their visiting guests. Visitors are often fascinated to see that pueblo life is a window to another world. Not relegated to history books or museums, this is a living culture that carries on the centuries-old traditions of their ancestors.

Feast days are as much celebrations of ancient Native American heritage as they are commemorations of Catholic saints. Feast days include traditional dances, cultural activities, food and arts vendors. Each dance tells a different story and serves a different purpose. Every dance is considered a prayer, not a performance. Drums beat with an insistent cadence and the air is filled with the fragrance of piñon smoke.

For a complete schedule of Native American Feast Days and contact information for each Pueblo, please refer to the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center's website.


  • 1st: Transfer of Canes to New Pueblo Tribal Officials
  • 6th: King's Day Celebration honoring New Pueblo Officials
  • 23rd: San Ildefonsus Feast Day
  • 25th: St. Paul's Feast Day


  • 1st or 2nd weekend: Governor's Feast


  • 9th: St. Joseph's Feast Day


  • Easter Weekend: Various Dances at most Pueblos


  • 1st: St. Phillip Feast Day and Santa Maria Feast Day
  • 3rd: Santa Cruz Feast Day
  • Memorial Day Weekend: Jemez Pueblo, Annual Jemez Red Rocks Arts & Crafts Show & Pow-Wow 


  • Memorial Day Weekend: Jemez Pueblo, Annual Jemez Red Rocks Arts & Crafts Show & Pow-Wow   
  • 13th: St. Anthony Feast Day
  • 24th: St. John the Baptist Feast Day
  • 29th: Peter/St. Paul Feast Day


  • 14th: St. Bonaventure Feast Day
  • 25th: Santiago Feast Day
  • 26th: St. Anne Feast Day


  • 2nd: Persingula Feast Day
  • 10th: San Lorenzo Feast Day
  • Anniversary of the Pueblo Revolt of 1680
  • 28th: St. Augustine Feast Day


  • Labor Day Weekend: Santo Domingo Pueblo Annual Arts & Crafts Market
  • 2nd: San Estevan Feast Day


  • 4th: St. Francis of Assisi Feast Day
  • 17th: St. Margaret Mary's Feast Day


  • 12th: San Diego Feast Day
  • Thanksgiving Weekend: Sky City (Acoma) Annual Indian Arts & Crafts Show & Auction


  • 24th: Christmas Eve Celebration (dances at most Pueblos)
  • 25th: Christmas Day Celebration (dances at most Pueblos) 

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