Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau Articles http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/ Recent Articles Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:21:26 GMT Routes Bicycle Tours "Gears up" for 5th Annual 'Bikes & Balloons' tours http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/routes-bicycle-tours-gears-up-for-5th-annual-bikes-balloons-tours/6041/ Albuquerque's bicycle rental and tour company located in Historic Old Town, has announced their fifth annual VIP Bikes and Balloons tour to the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. Tue, 21 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/routes-bicycle-tours-gears-up-for-5th-annual-bikes-balloons-tours/6041/ Hop on the NM Rail Runner Express for the Rails, Trails and Ales Brew Tour! http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/hop-on-the-nm-rail-runner-express-for-the-rails-trails-and-ales-brew-tour-/6040/ The New Mexico Rail Runner Express is kicking-off its Rails, Trails & Ales Brew Tour on Saturday, August 1st with special events in Albuquerque and Santa Fe. Tue, 21 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/hop-on-the-nm-rail-runner-express-for-the-rails-trails-and-ales-brew-tour-/6040/ Fair Announces “New Mexico State Fair Beer” in Partnership with Brewers Guild & La Cumbre Brewing Co http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/fair-announces-new-mexico-state-fair-beer-in-partnership-with-brewers-guild-la-cumbre-brewing-co/6039/ Today officials from the New Mexico State Fair along with leaders representing the Brewers Guild and La Cumbre Brewing Co. announced an exciting new collaboration with the development of a “New Mexico Thu, 02 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/fair-announces-new-mexico-state-fair-beer-in-partnership-with-brewers-guild-la-cumbre-brewing-co/6039/ 2015 Youth Nationals to be Held in Albuquerque http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/2015-youth-nationals-to-be-held-in-albuquerque/6038/ The 2015 Youth National Arabian &Half-Arabian Championship Horse Show and Shopping Expo is set from July 18 to 25 at Expo New Mexico in Albuquerque. Youth Nationals is free and open to the public. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/2015-youth-nationals-to-be-held-in-albuquerque/6038/ Governor Susana Martinez Announces Third Year of Record-Breaking Tourism Growth http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/governor-susana-martinez-announces-third-year-of-record-breaking-tourism-growth/6037/ Today, Governor Susana Martinez announced yet another record-breaking year for tourism in New Mexico, with more people visiting the state than ever before. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/governor-susana-martinez-announces-third-year-of-record-breaking-tourism-growth/6037/ 2015 United States National Roller Sports Championships Return to Albuquerque NM in July http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/2015-united-states-national-roller-sports-championships-return-to-albuquerque-nm-in-july/6036/ If you’re looking for an exciting, family friendly event this summer, this is it! USA Roller Sports is bringing the United States National Championships back to Albuquerque for 2015. Wed, 24 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/2015-united-states-national-roller-sports-championships-return-to-albuquerque-nm-in-july/6036/ Rainbow Ryders Hot Air Balloon Ride Company, Inc. Inducted into Trip Advisor’s Hall of Fame http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/rainbow-ryders-hot-air-balloon-ride-company-inc-inducted-into-trip-advisor-s-hall-of-fame/6035/ Rainbow Ryders Hot Air Balloon Ride Company today announced that it has been recognized as a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame winner. Mon, 22 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/rainbow-ryders-hot-air-balloon-ride-company-inc-inducted-into-trip-advisor-s-hall-of-fame/6035/ Hilton Garden Inn Albuquerque/Journal Center Continues to Grow with New Renovations http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/hilton-garden-inn-albuquerque-journal-center-continues-to-grow-with-new-renovations/6034/ 94-room Hotel Undergoes Extensive Brand Revitalization Initiative Tue, 16 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/hilton-garden-inn-albuquerque-journal-center-continues-to-grow-with-new-renovations/6034/ Mariachi Spectacular de Albuquerque http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/mariachi-spectacular-de-albuquerque/6033/ One of Albuquerque’s greatest cultural gems will celebrate its 25th Anniversary in this community. Fri, 12 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/mariachi-spectacular-de-albuquerque/6033/ Tenth Annual Gildan New Mexico Bowl to be Played Saturday, Dec. 19 http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/tenth-annual-gildan-new-mexico-bowl-to-be-played-saturday-dec-19/6032/ The 10th-annual Gildan New Mexico Bowl will kickoff on the FBS Bowl season opening day, Saturday, Dec. 19 at Noon MT/2 p.m. ET, announced the Gildan New Mexico Bowl. Wed, 03 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/tenth-annual-gildan-new-mexico-bowl-to-be-played-saturday-dec-19/6032/ Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau recognizes locals for “bringing meetings home” http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/albuquerque-convention-and-visitors-bureau-recognizes-locals-for-bringing-meetings-home-/6031/ The Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) recognized the 2015 Albuquerque Meeting Heroes at the organization’s annual luncheon on Tuesday, May 12. Tue, 19 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/albuquerque-convention-and-visitors-bureau-recognizes-locals-for-bringing-meetings-home-/6031/ USA Roller Sports National Championships Return to Albuquerque, July 11-August 1, 2015 http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/usa-roller-sports-national-championships-return-to-albuquerque-july-11-august-1-2015/6030/ USA Roller Sports is pleased to announce the return of the United States Roller Sports National Championships for 2015 to Albuquerque, New Mexico. Mon, 18 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/usa-roller-sports-national-championships-return-to-albuquerque-july-11-august-1-2015/6030/ Help New Mexico True Drive Travel to Parks, Monuments, and Historic Sites http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/help-new-mexico-true-drive-travel-to-parks-monuments-and-historic-sites/6029/ Summer is a great time to visit New Mexico’s outstanding State Parks, Historic Sites and National Parks and Monuments. Mon, 04 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/help-new-mexico-true-drive-travel-to-parks-monuments-and-historic-sites/6029/ New Grant Funding Supports Placemaking & Bike Share Initiatives on Downtown’s Civic Plaza http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/new-grant-funding-supports-placemaking-bike-share-initiatives-on-downtown-s-civic-plaza/6027/ On Earth Day, April 22nd, 2015, three outstanding new community programs will be launched in downtown Albuquerque on Civic Plaza: Mon, 20 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/new-grant-funding-supports-placemaking-bike-share-initiatives-on-downtown-s-civic-plaza/6027/ Nob Hill Beautified with New Mural & Gabion Walls http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/nob-hill-beautified-with-new-mural-gabion-walls/6026/ Through a generous grant from PNM Resources, the grassroots economic development nonprofit Nob Hill Main Street has commissioned the installation of a large mural and gabion walls in Nob Hill. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/nob-hill-beautified-with-new-mural-gabion-walls/6026/ Baby Hippo Born at ABQ BioPark http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/baby-hippo-born-at-abq-biopark-/6025/ The ABQ BioPark Zoo welcomed a new baby Nile Hippopotamus today. The baby hippo's gender is unknown at this time. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/baby-hippo-born-at-abq-biopark-/6025/ Explora collaborates with New Mexico Autism Society http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/explora-collaborates-with-new-mexico-autism-society/6024/ Families with children on the autism spectrum now have new resources for science exploration, thanks to a partnership between Explora and the New Mexico Autism Society Fri, 10 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/explora-collaborates-with-new-mexico-autism-society/6024/ Studio Sale in the Gallery + Contemporary Art Auction http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/studio-sale-in-the-gallery-contemporary-art-auction/6020/ The nonprofit 516 ARTS presents a fundraising event featuring Albuquerque-based, contemporary artists who, using the popular studio sale format, are selling selected works from their inventories. Wed, 08 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/studio-sale-in-the-gallery-contemporary-art-auction/6020/ The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Comedy Dinner Show is Coming to the Hotel Andaluz in Albuquerque http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/the-dinner-detective-murder-mystery-comedy-dinner-show-is-coming-to-the-hotel-andaluz-in-albuquerque/6023/ America’s largest interactive murder mystery comedy dinner show! Working with plot lines that are based on actual cold cases and played out in present day. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/the-dinner-detective-murder-mystery-comedy-dinner-show-is-coming-to-the-hotel-andaluz-in-albuquerque/6023/ ABQ Trolley Co. Rolls Out Duke City Pedaler http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/abq-trolley-co-rolls-out-duke-city-pedaler/6022/ ABQ Trolley Co. is excited to announce that they will debut the first "party bike" in New Mexico. Tue, 17 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/abq-trolley-co-rolls-out-duke-city-pedaler/6022/ America’s Growing Taste for New Mexico IPA http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/america-s-growing-taste-for-new-mexico-ipa/6021/ The month of March is synonymous with a tournament of NCAA hoops, but for the past five weeks craft beer enthusiasts have been following a very different set of brackets. Tue, 17 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/america-s-growing-taste-for-new-mexico-ipa/6021/ Bits & Pieces: A pop-up exhibit of collages about eclectic Albuquerque http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/bits-pieces-a-pop-up-exhibit-of-collages-about-eclectic-albuquerque/6019/ 516 ARTS and Westbund West have teamed up to present a pop-up exhibit at Westbund West featuring fresh new collages by over 20 local artists exploring the subject of Albuquerque’s eclectic identity. Tue, 10 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/bits-pieces-a-pop-up-exhibit-of-collages-about-eclectic-albuquerque/6019/ Months-long cultural partnership celebrates Albuquerque’s diverse arts scene http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/months-long-cultural-partnership-celebrates-albuquerque-s-diverse-arts-scene/6018/ Albuquerque has long been known for many things that make it exciting and unique: fantastic cuisine, a mix of cultures, an array of outdoor activities, film tourism and traditional Southwestern art. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/months-long-cultural-partnership-celebrates-albuquerque-s-diverse-arts-scene/6018/ Albuquerque Little Theatre presents the sidesplitting comedy NOISES OFF! http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/albuquerque-little-theatre-presents-the-sidesplitting-comedy-noises-off-/6017/ Come enjoy a roller coaster, side-splitting look at theatre – inside and out – as a hapless troupe of actors attempt to mount the dreadful comedy Nothing On. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/albuquerque-little-theatre-presents-the-sidesplitting-comedy-noises-off-/6017/ Balloon Museum Hosts St. Paddy’s Day Celebration http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/balloon-museum-hosts-st-paddy-s-day-celebration/6016/ The City of Albuquerque and High Desert Pipes and Drums are co-sponsoring a fun day that they hope will turn Albuquerque GREEN and begin a tradition of celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/balloon-museum-hosts-st-paddy-s-day-celebration/6016/