This week in Albuquerque, events include stunning public art, brewfests, and world music celebrations! 

Watch our weekly segment on KRQE / Fox New Mexico (Channel 13-2)  on Wednesday mornings at 7:40 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!  

  • ¡Globalquerque! World Music Festival

Experience New Mexico's annual celebration of world music and culture featuring music from around the world, culminating in a two-day multi-stage festival. A myriad of international performers join representatives of New Mexico's varied cultural traditions, plus food and crafts from around the world, educational workshops, free family fun, dance classes and more.

  • 2018 Mural Fest

Explore life-size public art with an event that engages your senses in every way! This 22-day event features dozens of art, music, and culinary events in coordination with both local and world-renowned artists, local business and non-profit organizations. Entry passes also give attendees access to discounts and deals to over 100 local restaurants and shops!

  • Albuquerque Mountain Rescue Council Brew Fest

Come out for a day of fun and delicious brews to support your local Albuquerque Mountain Rescue Council! The day will include three rounds of silent auctions, a huge raffle with great items including rock climbing gift certificates, cross fit, yoga classes and more! Additionally there will be live music from 6 different local bands all day long, great local food trucks, top-notch mountain apparel to shop from, limited edition commemorative t-shirts and pint glasses, stickers, hats, and more!

  • Adult Night: Uncommon Grounds: Coffee & Tea Science

Calling all coffee and tea addicts! Come out to Explora’s Adult Night for an evening of hands-on activities and demonstrations related to the night’s theme: “Uncommon Grounds: Coffee & Tea Science”. Enjoy live music, and food and beverages from local organizations.

  • Performance: The Scarlet Letter

Spend an evening out with the classic drama, Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter adapted by acclaimed contemporary playwright, Phyllis Nagy.  Widely regarded as America’s first great novel, this compelling story of Hester Prynne and her defiance of local custom is even more resonant in today’s reality of the “Me, Too” and “Times Up” movements.

  • Walk to Defeat ALS

The Walk to Defeat ALS is the #1 way to unite and fundraise for those living with ALS. Each year, fundraising through the Walk drives bold and urgent innovation as we march together toward a cure for ALS. Fundraising through the Walk drives bold and urgent innovation as we march together toward a treatment and ultimately a cure for ALS. Your participation in the Walk to Defeat ALS has a direct impact on people living with ALS and their families at the local level.

  • Pluto-Palooza ABQ

In this high-energy science extravaganza, special visiting guests who are members of the New Horizons Mission science and engineering teams will present the stunning images and science gathered during the Pluto flyby, and discuss future plans for this ongoing mission. Special guests include eminent planetary scientists Dr. John Spencer and Dr. Cathy Olkin, astronomer Dr. Con Tsang, and engineer/mission operations manager Alice Bowman