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Published: 12/18/2012

Albuquerque celebrates New Year's Eve with live music, dancing, creative cocktails and couples getaways

ALBUQUERQUE, NM (December 2012) Those in Albuquerque for New Year's Eve will have many options for commemorating 2012 and ringing in 2013. Whether you’re just visiting or you’re a local, check out these events and packages that promise to entertain you this December 31st. 

Albuquerque establishments are planning special shows and deals for New Year's Eve revelers, from special menus and champagne to themed parties and dancing the year away. Visit our website for more information about what to see and do in Albuquerque. With such an assortment available, you’ll enjoy making plans to spend the evening celebrating or just relaxing to your heart’s content. Happy New Year from the Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau!

Snapshot of events happening around Albuquerque

Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town - Casa Esencia's Masquerade Ball or Qbar's NYE Party with hotel packages available

Andaluz – Studio 54 party: ‘70s décor and food, costume contest, hotel packages

Hotel Parq Central – Rooftop bar party, or jazz and dancing, hotel packages available

Hispanic Cultural Center – New Year’s Eve in Vienna symphony orchestra concert

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center – 5-course Pueblo Harvest Café meal, live music, dancing

Route 66 Casino – live bands, dancers, magicians, acrobats and beaches “sand party”

Hyatt Regency Tamaya– several options including: special menus, live music, “family room” with board games and buffet, hotel packages

Vernon’s Hidden Valley Steak House – special Prix-Fix menu, 1920s costume contest, live music, reservations only

Valles Caldera National Preserve – skiing, snowshoeing, bonfires, fireworks display (great family-friendly option)

For a complete list of New Years Eve events, visit

For those imbibing this New Year’s, please consider these transportation options.
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