Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau Articles http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/ Recent Articles Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:06:01 GMT Albuquerque featured in National Geographic guide for dog lovers http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/albuquerque-featured-in-national-geographic-guide-for-dog-lovers/5943/ Traveling is always more fun when your companions are by your side, especially those of the four-legged kind. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/albuquerque-featured-in-national-geographic-guide-for-dog-lovers/5943/ New Mexico Wine Growers Unveil NM Wine Trails App http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/new-mexico-wine-growers-unveil-nm-wine-trails-app/5942/ The New Mexico Wine Growers Association has introduced an exciting new mobile app to help oenophiles find their way to New Mexico’s wineries. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/new-mexico-wine-growers-unveil-nm-wine-trails-app/5942/ Come to the Big Car Show at the Balloon Museum April 12th http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/come-to-the-big-car-show-at-the-balloon-museum-april-12th/5941/ If you are a fan of cars-big, small, custom, classic, and more, head to the Balloon Museum on Saturday, April 12th for a great treat. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/come-to-the-big-car-show-at-the-balloon-museum-april-12th/5941/ New Media New Mexico http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/new-media-new-mexico/5940/ Visit Santa Fe and Albuquerque, New Mexico this June to experience the work of over 100 international new media from 15 countries, all in the 60-mile, central portion of the state’s Cultural Corridor. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/new-media-new-mexico/5940/ Albuquerque Film Office Wins “Outstanding Film Commission” Award http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/albuquerque-film-office-wins-outstanding-film-commission-award/5939/ On Saturday March 29th, the Location Managers Guild of America held its inaugural LMGA Awards Show. The Albuquerque Film Office won in the “Outstanding Film Commission, 2013” category. Wed, 02 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/albuquerque-film-office-wins-outstanding-film-commission-award/5939/ Botanic Garden Celebrates Season of Hanami Cherries and Other Trees in Bloom at Japanese Garden http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/botanic-garden-celebrates-season-of-hanami-cherries-and-other-trees-in-bloom-at-japanese-garden/5938/ For centuries people in Japan have gathered with friends and family during the fleeting weeks of Hanami, or flower viewing season. Wed, 02 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/botanic-garden-celebrates-season-of-hanami-cherries-and-other-trees-in-bloom-at-japanese-garden/5938/ Albuquerque's Duke City Marathon, The Marathon to Mention http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/albuquerque-s-duke-city-marathon-the-marathon-to-mention/5937/ On October 19th Albuquerque will host the 31st Annual Duke City Marathon, sponsored by Big 5 Sporting Goods. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/albuquerque-s-duke-city-marathon-the-marathon-to-mention/5937/ Indoor Track Hosts NCAA 2014 Indoor Track and Field Championships http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/indoor-track-hosts-ncaa-2014-indoor-track-and-field-championships/5936/ The 2014 NCAA Track and Field Championships are upon us; the best collegiate athletes in the country will compete in Albuquerque March 14 and 15, 2014 for track’s top honors. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/indoor-track-hosts-ncaa-2014-indoor-track-and-field-championships/5936/ New Mexico Rail Runner To Get Mascot http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/new-mexico-rail-runner-to-get-mascot/5934/ The Rio Metro Regional Transit District announced today that they plan to unveil a new mascot in May for the New Mexico Rail Runner Express. Mon, 03 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/new-mexico-rail-runner-to-get-mascot/5934/ St. Patrick’s Day Celebration is 5 days of fun at O’Niell’s Irish Pub http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/st-patrick-s-day-celebration-is-5-days-of-fun-at-o-niell-s-irish-pub/5933/ All day Thursday, March 13, through Monday, March 17, 2014, O’Niell’s will be serving delicious Irish specialties. The featured dishes include corned beef and cabbage, lamb stew and more! Mon, 03 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/st-patrick-s-day-celebration-is-5-days-of-fun-at-o-niell-s-irish-pub/5933/ Tequila Tasting, Chile Roasting, Bread and Infused Oil Dips http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/tequila-tasting-chile-roasting-bread-and-infused-oil-dips/5932/ During New Mexico Restaurant Week February 23 – March 2, the Corn Maiden is offering a special 3-course dinner for only $40. Mon, 24 Feb 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/tequila-tasting-chile-roasting-bread-and-infused-oil-dips/5932/ Albuquerque Film Office Nominated for International Award http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/albuquerque-film-office-nominated-for-international-award/5931/ ALBUQUERQUE, The Location Managers Guild of America has released its list of nominees for its inaugural LMGA Awards. The Albuquerque Film Office was nominated in the “Outstanding Film Commission, 2013 Thu, 20 Feb 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/albuquerque-film-office-nominated-for-international-award/5931/ Tingley Beach Hosts Kids' Fishing Fair http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/tingley-beach-hosts-kids-fishing-fair/5930/ ALBUQUERQUE, NM--Looking for a fun family activity this weekend? Look no further than the Kids' Fishing Fair at Tingley Beach, Sunday, February 23, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Thu, 20 Feb 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/tingley-beach-hosts-kids-fishing-fair/5930/ 22nd Annual Chocolate Fantasy “Frozen in Time…A Chocolate Ice Age” is March 8, 2014 http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/22nd-annual-chocolate-fantasy-frozen-in-time-a-chocolate-ice-age-is-march-8-2014/5929/ Albuquerque, NM – The 22nd Annual Chocolate Fantasy fundraiser gala, presented by KPMG LLP, is Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Sandia Resort and Casino, 30 Rainbow Road NE. Tue, 18 Feb 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/22nd-annual-chocolate-fantasy-frozen-in-time-a-chocolate-ice-age-is-march-8-2014/5929/ Sandia Peak will Reopen the Upper Mountain on Saturday, February 8th http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/sandia-peak-will-reopen-the-upper-mountain-on-saturday-february-8th/5928/ Sandia Peak will reopen the upper mountain on Saturday Feb 8th. We received 10 inches of new snow from this recent storm. Come up for some great skiing and riding this weekend. Thu, 06 Feb 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/sandia-peak-will-reopen-the-upper-mountain-on-saturday-february-8th/5928/ New Media New Mexico http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/new-media-new-mexico/5935/ Parallel Studios in Santa Fe and 516 ARTS in Albuquerque announce New Media New Mexico, an ongoing effort to highlight new media art and events in New Mexico each summer. Wed, 15 Jan 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/new-media-new-mexico/5935/ Digital Latin America http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/digital-latin-america/5926/ WHAT:                           Digital Latin America ... Fri, 10 Jan 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/digital-latin-america/5926/ USA Track & Field Indoor National Championship tickets now on sale through UNM Ticket Office http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/usa-track-field-indoor-national-championship-tickets-now-on-sale-through-unm-ticket-office/5925/ ALBUQUERQUE – The USA Track & Field Indoor Championships will return to the Albuquerque Convention Center February 21-23, 2014. Tickets for the event are now on sale and can be ... Tue, 07 Jan 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/usa-track-field-indoor-national-championship-tickets-now-on-sale-through-unm-ticket-office/5925/ Experience the “Singing Bus Driver” on ABQ RIDE’s Luminaria Tour http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/experience-the-singing-bus-driver-on-abq-ride-s-luminaria-tour/5924/ Albuquerque, NM –Although he retired in 2000 after 27 years as a bus driver, Charlie Maes still loves to come to the Albuquerque Convention Center every Christmas Eve and jump on two of the ... Fri, 20 Dec 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/experience-the-singing-bus-driver-on-abq-ride-s-luminaria-tour/5924/ City of Albuquerque Welcomes Tasmanian Devils to Zoo BioPark is One of Only Two U.S. Facilities to House Species http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/city-of-albuquerque-welcomes-tasmanian-devils-to-zoo-biopark-is-one-of-only-two-u-s-facilities-to-house-species/5923/ ALBUQUERQUE, NM--Today the ABQ BioPark Zoo is welcoming its newest residents, four Tasmanian devils. The animals will be behind-the-scenes as they settle into their new home. Soon, visitors will ... Wed, 18 Dec 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/city-of-albuquerque-welcomes-tasmanian-devils-to-zoo-biopark-is-one-of-only-two-u-s-facilities-to-house-species/5923/ Sandia Peak Ski Area Opening for the 2013-14 Ski Season http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/sandia-peak-ski-area-opening-for-the-2013-14-ski-season/5921/ Sandia Peak will open the 2013-2014 Ski Season on Friday December 13th with the best skiing conditions in a decade. Recent snowfall has provided an opportunity for an earlier than scheduled ... Tue, 10 Dec 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/sandia-peak-ski-area-opening-for-the-2013-14-ski-season/5921/ Albuquerque celebrates bowl season with the Gildan New Mexico Bowl http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/albuquerque-celebrates-bowl-season-with-the-gildan-new-mexico-bowl/5922/ The field is set for the eighth annual Gildan New Mexico Bowl and the city of Albuquerque is ready to welcome fans. The first game of the college football postseason pits the Washington State ... Tue, 10 Dec 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/albuquerque-celebrates-bowl-season-with-the-gildan-new-mexico-bowl/5922/ Colorado State Accepts Bid to the Eighth Annual Gildan New Mexico Bowl http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/colorado-state-accepts-bid-to-the-eighth-annual-gildan-new-mexico-bowl/5919/ ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. --- ESPN Regional Television (ERT) and the Gildan New Mexico Bowl announce that the Colorado State Rams have accepted an invitation to the eighth annual game to be played on ... Mon, 09 Dec 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/colorado-state-accepts-bid-to-the-eighth-annual-gildan-new-mexico-bowl/5919/ Washington State Accepts Bid to the Eighth Annual Gildan New Mexico Bowl http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/washington-state-accepts-bid-to-the-eighth-annual-gildan-new-mexico-bowl/5920/ ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. --- The field is set for the eighth annual Gildan New Mexico Bowl with the Washington State Cougars accepting the invitation offered by the Gildan New Mexico Bowl today. The ... Mon, 09 Dec 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/washington-state-accepts-bid-to-the-eighth-annual-gildan-new-mexico-bowl/5920/ 2013 “Science is Everywhere” Winter Day Camp http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/2013-science-is-everywhere-winter-day-camp/5917/ Albuquerque, NM – Science will come to life at the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History during the 2013 “Science is Everywhere” Winter Day Camp. Children ages 6 to ... Wed, 04 Dec 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.visitalbuquerque.org/articles/view/2013-science-is-everywhere-winter-day-camp/5917/