New Year's Eve is known for the promise new beginnings and the start of something good. This December 31st, Albuquerque is exploding with events for all ages, tastes and celebration-styles. It doesn't matter how you ring in the New Year as long as you don't let it pass you by. 

Albuquerque New Year's Eve on Civic Plaza



New Year's Eve on Civic Plaza 

Food Trucks aren't just for the summer in ABQ! Come to Civic Plaza and celebrate with all of Albuquerque as the city puts on this wonderful family-friendly FREE event. There will be food trucks, beverages for those 21 and older, dancing, and a balloon launch countdown to the New Year.



Albuquerque New Year's Eve at Foul Play Cafe



"Mumm's the Word" Dinner Theatre 
Dinner and a show! Set in the late twenties, this murder mystery will bring to life prohibition-age mobsters, speakeasies, and of course, we have to find out whodunit. Watch the dramatic saga unfold in front of you while enjoying a delicious four-course dinner and champagne.




Albuquerque New Year's Eve at Los Poblanos



Los Poblanos New Year's Eve & Affair

This elegant dining experience will help you enjoy New Year's Eve the classy way. Prepare yourself for a fantastic four-course meal made with ingredients from local farms and growers. Finally, while eating the best meal of your life, enjoy the warmth of a crackling fire to fully experience the ambiance of this intimate event. 



Albuquerque New Year's Eve with Opera Southwest at the National Hispanic Cultural Center



New Year's With the Opera

Listen to the beautiful sounds of a quartet of amazing Opera Southwest singers performing crowd favorites and classics. After treating your ears to the amazing sounds of performers like Alex Richardson, sip on champagne at a reception to ring in the new year.



Albuquerque New Year's Eve at the Marriott



Red Wine Dinner and Dance
There is nothing like dancing to live music, especially at such a beautiful venue like the Albuquerque Marriot. This year, the hotel will be pulsing with the music from the Red Wine Band. Dance all night and say "Happy New Year!" with a balloon drop and champagne.



Albuquerque New Year's Eve at the Balloon Museum: Manhattan on the Mesa

Manhattan on the Mesa

NYC comes to ABQ as the Anderson-Abruzzo International Balloon Museum to host New Year's Eve in style. Imagine yourself in the largest city in America as you eat, dance and drink without ever buying a plane ticket. Finally, watch the glittery ball drop live New York-time with all your friends on a giant screen. You can either beat the traffic home or even hit up another party afterwards to celebrate the ball drop at midnight Albuquerque-time!  


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