Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau Articles Recent Articles Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:23:32 GMT Talk & Book Signing for The Art & Legacy of Bernardo Miera y Pacheco at the Albuquerque Museum On September 7, 2014, the Albuquerque Museum will be hosting a book signing and discussion on Sunday, September 7, 2014 from 1:00 pm-3:00pm. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT La Cumbre Wins International Award at the Great British Beer Festival La Cumbre Brewing Co., one of New Mexico’s most award-winning craft breweries, won first place in the American cask real ale category at the 37th Annual Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) Great British Bee Fri, 22 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT Tickets Go On Sale For International Legends Cup Tickets are now on sale for the International Legends Cup, which will take place September 13th, 2014, at 4:00 p.m. MST at University Stadium on the campus of the University of New Mexico. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT The Rio Grande Arts and Crafts Festival finds a new home for its ‘Big White Tent’! Every October for the past 25 years, the Rio Grande Arts and Crafts Festival has staked its famous ‘Big White Tent’ into the field at the southwest corner of Paseo del Norte and I-25 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT ¡Globalquerque! New Mexico’s Annual Celebration of World Music & Culture Marks 10 Years of Bringing Event once again to take over the entire National Hispanic Cultural Center September 19 + 20, 2014 Featuring 20 Performances by 17 Acts from 5 Continents on 3 Stages over 2 Nights Mon, 18 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT Siembra: New Mexico's First Latino Theatre Festival The National Hispanic Cultural Center, which has produced and presented a variety of theatrical performances since its opening in 2000, is partnering with ten New Mexico theatre companies on Siembra. Wed, 06 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT Cross It Off Your Bucket List: You Can Win a Trip To The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta® The Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau is offering travel lovers a chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta® this October. Wed, 06 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT Albuquerque 1 Million Cups Launch “1 Million Cups,™ a program to engage, educate and connect entrepreneurs, launched in Albuquerque today. Wed, 06 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT Heritage Hotels & Resorts to Build State-of-the-Art New Hotel in Old Town Albuquerque Plans have been finalized for a new multi-million dollar hotel in the heart of Old Town, Albuquerque, according to Heritage Hotels and Resorts, Inc. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau Hires Jeff Poole as Director of Sales The Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) announced that Jeff Poole has been hired as director of sales for the organization. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT Arabian & Half-Arabian Youth National Championship Horse Show returns to Albuquerque Youth competitors of all ages will return to Albuquerque to compete for the top honors in the country on Arabian and Half-Arabian horses. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT American Idol Comes to Albuquerque Singers in the southwest will have an opportunity to get one of those “golden tickets” sending them through the vocal obstacle course to become the nation’s next American Idol. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT 2014 New Mexico State Fair to Feature Outstanding Rodeo-Concert Entertainment Options Today New Mexico State Fair officials released the rodeo-concert entertainment lineup for the 2014 New Mexico State Fair. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT NM Rail Runner Express Celebrates the BIG 8! New Mexico Rail Runner Express is partnering with Costco to give out free refreshments to say “Thank You” to passengers for riding the train. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT Exhibit Preview: Floyd D. Tunson: Son of Pop 516 ARTS announces Floyd D. Tunson: SON OF POP, a solo exhibition of Colorado-based, African American artist Floyd D. Tunson. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT 516 ARTS awarded $100,000 from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts 516 ARTS is honored to announce that it has been awarded a prestigious national grant from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts in New York for $100,000 ($50,000 a year for two years). Wed, 09 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT Explora Wins National Bright Lights Award Explora, Albuquerque’s innovative science learning center, was recognized recently with a Noyce Foundation Bright Lights Community Engagement Award. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT Travelocity Reveals Top Cities to Book Inexpensive Hotels for July 4, 2014 Travelocity’s Independence Day holiday booking data reveals optimistic news for travelers looking to save during the July 4th weekend. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT Take ABQ RIDE to This Year’s Freedom Fourth Celebration On Friday, July 4, 2014, you won’t have regular ABQ RIDE fixed route bus or Sun Van service. But you can still take ABQ RIDE to the Freedom Fourth celebration at Balloon Fiesta Park. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT The Pink Floyd Laser Light Show is Back in the 505! For one weekend only, two albums of Pink Floyd and the music of the Beatles and Led Zeppelin will be brought to life in laser light on the full dome of the Planetarium. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT Mayor Announces City to Host World Cup Watch Party Everyone is invited to come kick it at the KiMo Theatre for a World Cup watch party tomorrow, Tuesday, July 1 for the 2pm game between the USA and Belgium. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT Albuquerque Offers Those in Need of a Vacation the Chance to Win a Trip to the Sunny Locale The Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau is offering those in need of a vacation the chance to win a trip to the city and explore all it has to offer. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT Sandia Peak Ski Area Summer Operations Delayed Due to the Stage 3 fire restrictions and ongoing summer maintenance, Sandia Peak Ski Area will delay the opening of Summer Mountain Biking and Scenic Chair Rides scheduled for the July 4th weekend. Wed, 25 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT Albuquerque Allows Meeting Planners to "Cook Up" Their Next Meeting Through New Incentive Program The Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau is offering a new group incentive for meeting planners, allowing them to choose the final ingredients to create their perfect event. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT The Hall of the Stars Brings Home the Gold! The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science is exceedingly proud to announce that the Hall of the Stars, an interactive gallery exhibit was awarded the Gold Medal. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT