Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau Articles Recent Articles Sat, 06 Feb 2016 11:22:05 GMT 6th Annual Southwest Chocolate & Coffee Fest Returns March 19-20 Visitors from around the country will indulge in their favorite guilty pleasures on Saturday and Sunday, March 19 and 20, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Tue, 26 Jan 2016 07:00:00 GMT NEW DOWNTOWN MURAL: Color Sphere by PA System 516 ARTS, in partnership with Downtown ABQ MainStreet Initiative, presents Color Sphere, a new site-specific Downtown mural. Tue, 12 Jan 2016 07:00:00 GMT Arizona, New Mexico To Play In 10th Annual Gildan New Mexico Bowl The field is set for the 10th annual Gildan New Mexico Bowl with the Arizona Wildcats and the New Mexico Lobos accepting invitations offered today. Tue, 08 Dec 2015 07:00:00 GMT The Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau Announces Leadership Changes The Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB) has announced changes in leadership. Dale Lockett will be transitioning out of his role as President/CEO at the end of his contract, Jan. 5. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 07:00:00 GMT Rail Yards Market & Downtown Growers Market Host 2nd Annual Holiday Market The Rail Yards Market (RYM) is once again partnering with the Downtown Growers Market (DGM) for the 2nd Annual Holiday Market on Sunday, Dec. 13 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thu, 19 Nov 2015 07:00:00 GMT 2015 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta® Recap From Oct. 3 - 11, Albuquerque saw nearly 1 million visitors for the 44th Annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta® Presented by Canon, and an increase of more than 100,000 people from last year Tue, 03 Nov 2015 07:00:00 GMT The Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau Announces Winner of #PictureABQ Photo Contest The Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) has announced the winner of its #PictureABQ photo contest. Wed, 07 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT The Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau Launches #PictureABQ Photo Contest to Celebrate Fall ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - (Sept. 28, 2015) The Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) launched a photo contest this week that will put one lucky winner and a guest up in a hot air balloon. Mon, 28 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT ¡Globalquerque! Returns to NHCC for 11th Year ¡Globalquerque!, New Mexico's 11th Annual Celebration of World Music & Culture, returns to the National Hispanic Cultural Center on September 25 and 26, 2015, with gates opening at 4 PM on both days. Mon, 21 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT Pueblo Harvest Café’s Chef Michael Giese Named Chef of the Year by New Mexico Restaurant Association Executive Chef Michael Giese CEC, CCA, of the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center’s Pueblo Harvest Café was named Chef of the Year by the New Mexico Restaurant Association. Wed, 16 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT Art on the Infield! In its 27th year, the Rio Grande Arts and Crafts Festival will again stake its famous big white tent into Expo New Mexico’s Fairgrounds! Wed, 16 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT Exhibit Opening: Magician’s Table Richard Levy Gallery is pleased to present Magician’s Table, a three-person exhibition of sculptures by Jay Kelly, photograms by Jenna Kuiper, and paintings by Matt Magee. Wed, 26 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT National Geographic Studios Presents ROBOTS 3D Narrated By Simon Pegg as “RoboThespian” here are millions of astonishing robots in existence today—and innovators are taking robotics to the next level with the new generation of these awe-inspiring machines. Tue, 25 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau Marks ESPA National Celebrate Services Week Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau celebrated The Event Service Professionals Association (ESPA) National Celebrate Services Week by collecting donations for Cuidando los Ninos (CLNKids). Fri, 21 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT ACVB Fiscal Year-End Report Results in Best Convention Center Bookings in the Past Eight Years The Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) is proud to announce the highlights of its most recent fiscal year. Thu, 13 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT Try the World’ Tallest Inflatable Waterslide at the Princess & Pirate Waterslide Picnic 8/29 & 30! There’s much fun awaiting you on a hot August weekend when princesses and pirates of all ages can cool off by sliding on 11 inflatable waterslides that range from 19 feet tall for the younger set. Thu, 13 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT Routes Bicycle Tours "Gears up" for 5th Annual 'Bikes & Balloons' tours 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 Hop on the NM Rail Runner Express for the Rails, Trails and Ales Brew Tour! 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 Fair Announces “New Mexico State Fair Beer” in Partnership with Brewers Guild & La Cumbre Brewing Co 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 2015 Youth Nationals to be Held in Albuquerque 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 Governor Susana Martinez Announces Third Year of Record-Breaking Tourism Growth 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 2015 United States National Roller Sports Championships Return to Albuquerque NM in July 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 Rainbow Ryders Hot Air Balloon Ride Company, Inc. Inducted into Trip Advisor’s Hall of Fame 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 Hilton Garden Inn Albuquerque/Journal Center Continues to Grow with New Renovations 94-room Hotel Undergoes Extensive Brand Revitalization Initiative Tue, 16 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT Mariachi Spectacular de Albuquerque One of Albuquerque’s greatest cultural gems will celebrate its 25th Anniversary in this community. Fri, 12 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT