December is here which means it's almost time for bowl season! For the 2017 Gildan New Mexico Bowl, the Colorado State Rams will be going head-to-head with the Marshall Thundering Herd in one of the first games of this year's bowl series. This year, the big game is on December 16th at Dreamstyle Stadium in Albuquerque and kickoff is at 2:30pm MST. Grab your fellow football fans, a deep bucket of red hot chicken wings, and your favorite jersey and come out to watch these two teams duke it out on the field! Purchase your tickets today! 

Ski Area 1

Are you a skiier or snowboarder? If so, you're in for a treat. This year, each Gildan New Mexico Bowl ticket will come with a FREE lift ticket to any of the Ski New Mexico mountain resorts including Sandia Peak, Santa Fe, Taos, Angelfire, and more! Albuquerque provides the perfect central hub to easily access any one of these top-notch mountain resorts. 

gildan frame 

Capture a perfect game-day memory! Step away from the game for a breif moment to take a photo with your friends and family in our life-sized Visit Albuquerque frame! Nothing compares to the natural backdrop of our vast blue skies and striking Sandia Mountains. It's at this same station that you can pick up an official Visitor's Guide along with a number of coupons so that you can get the most out of your New Mexico Bowl getaway in Albuquerque. 


Start your celebrations early! Before the big day, check out the pep rally in Historic Old Town on Friday at 4pm where you and other loyal fans can fully dive head-first into the spirit of the game, long before kickoff. Don't forget to wear your team's jersey! This event is free and open to everyone.

Downtown Albuquerque

Looking for things to do off the field during your Albuquerque vacation? We sure hope you've got some time, as Albuquerque is filled with mouth-watering restaurants and eateries, award-winning breweries and wineries, engaging and education museums, endless outdoor recreation and so much more! Discover all that Albuquerque has to offer during the time of the Gildan New Mexico Bowl HERE.  

For football fans both big and small, Albuquerque welcomes you and your friends and family to enjoy this exciting event and all that our vibrant city has to offer. Seats are filling up quickly, so make sure to purchase your tickets NOW!