This week in Albuquerque you can experience professional soccer, live theatre festivals and adorable river otters!
Watch our weekly segment on KRQE / Fox New Mexico (Channel 13-2) on Wednesday mornings at 7:35 to stay up to date with events in Albuquerque. Then check out our ABQ365 calendar to find all the event details and use the hashtags #ABQevents and #ThingsToDoABQ to join the conversation on social media!
- New Mexico United's Inaugural Season
New Mexico United is New Mexico’s pro soccer team. They are determined to take soccer, the state and every single fan to the next level as something new, something unique, and something every New Mexican can be proud of. Check the website for a fill schedule of matches and games!
- 19th Annual Revolutions International Theatre Festival
The Revolutions International Theatre Festival returns for its nineteenth year of bringing thrilling, punk-rocking, hilarious, clowning, disturbing, political, and groundbreaking international performance to Albuquerque. Presented by Tricklock Company, the festival embodies Tricklock's mission of international exchange, collaboration, and artistic freedom. Join Tricklock and artists from around the globe as we celebrate the arts and their essential ability to cross borders and oceans, bringing us all together in the shared, sacred space of artistic exchange. Don't forget the Reptilian Lounge, ABQ's longest running late night cabaret, the Excavations: new works series, and more!
- Rio Grande Arts & Crafts Spring Show
Every Spring, 185 fine artists and craftsmen travel from all over the country to the historic tree-lined streets of Expo New Mexico for the Rio Grande Spring Show. Marking the state’s first major art event of the year, this juried indoor festival focuses on fine arts and crafts – while offering something fun for the whole family! Here, festival goers can shop a colorful variety of works in all mediums; from leather and pottery to jewelry and woodwork, while also enjoying artist demonstrations, foods sampling, and live entertainment! Take home something completely original and American-made! The Rio Grande Spring Show gives tourists and locals alike the chance to share in the enthusiasm for New Mexico’s ever evolving arts scene.
- Performance: Shrek the Musical
Everyone’s favorite ogre is sure to delight both kids and adults alike. Shrek the Musical runs from March 8-31 at the Albuquerque Little Theatre and is equipped with fun for the entire family.
- River Otter Awareness Day
Come celebrate river otters at the Aquarium. Learn about these amazing animals that are native to New Mexico. Watch our river otters Chaos and Mayhem as they play and explore their food enrichment. This fun-filled day of activities will include discovery stations, an otter craft and a special otter movie.
- New Mexico Nights at Meow Wolf
New Mexicans can visit the House of Eternal Return at reduced rates every Wednesday from 4pm-8pm. NM ID required at check-in.
- Airworks Exhibit
Explore this expansion of the air exhibit area, featuring updated and new exhibit experiences showcasing amazing ways air can do work! Children and adult visitors can launch rockets, drop parachutes, and more! And don't worry, all existing favorite air exhibits are also open for exploration.