This week in Albuquerque, events include arts and Thanksgiving feasts, pub crawls, and the River of Lights! 

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!  

  • TEDxABQ Main Event

TEDxABQ introduces new ideas and perspectives to elevate community engagement, connection, and enthusiasm for our future. TEDxABQ programs create a culture of involved and curious citizens in New Mexico who are passionate about learning and dedicated to taking action to improve our community.

  • 2nd Annual Organic Chile Roast

It’s time to stock up your fridge and freezer with some organic, fresh-roasted green chile! There will be live music featuring Le Chat Lunatique, a local artist & craftsperson vendor village, breakfast and lunch (vegan & vegetarian options available) from our Nob Hill Deli, a beer garden featuring Red Door Brewing Company, tours of our Distribution Center, and of course, that wonderful roasted green chile smell in the air. This is a family friendly event - even your furry friends are welcome. 

  • 10th Annual ABQ International Festival

Come out for a daylong multicultural event that celebrates the International District of Southeast Albuquerque, bringing in diverse entertainment, food and crafts. Entertainment will include Lion/Ribbon Dancers, Karate Demos, Asian dancers, Native American rock, Thai Dancer/Musicians, to Jump Rope Teams & New Mexican music. There will also be a kidz zone with petting zoo, jumpers, face painting, carnival games, photo booth, & vehicle/bike show. Ethnic foods and a variety of jewelry, baskets, food items and other crafts will be available for purchase throughout the event.

  • Marble Fest

Seven New Mexico breweries are gathering together to host a locally inspired Oktoberfest celebration this Fall. Bosque Brewing, Boxing Bear Brewing, Canteen Brewhouse, La Cumbre Brewing, Quarter Celtic Brewpub, Steel Bender Brewyard, Toltec Brewing and Marble Brewery will all be there with German-inspired beers. Live music on Marble’s iconic patio stage will include six bands starting at noon: Red Light Cameras, Merican Slang, Moonshine Blind! Partizani Brass Band, Tesuque Revolt, and Big Spank. Food from four different eateries will be there including Malagueñas, Street Food Institute, Urban Hot Dog, Burque Bakehouse!

  • Heidi's Raspberry U-Pick

A great way to get you hands a little dirty, spend some quality time with friends and family, and pick (and eat) some delicious, organic raspberries! They will provide pint baskets for you to take home. It is suggested that you wear your sun hats and sunscreen and bring along your water bottles.   

  • Mural Fest - Block Party

In celebration of Mural Fest, come out for a community party that gives back! Live music will be played by The Real Matt Jones while families can enjoy activities and games and everyone can help to paint the mural! Attendees are encouraged to bring donations of toiletries and socks to support New Day Youth & Family Services.

  • Concert: Dierks Bentley

Dierks Bentley is an American singer and songwriter. One of country music’s biggest names, he’s had eight No. 1 singles and written every one of them. He’s performed at Lollapalooza, the Telluride Bluegrass Festival, Bonnaroo and the CMA Music Festival, tailoring his sets to each. His instantly recognizable voice and acoustic/electric hybrid sound have propelled him to membership in the Grand Ole Opry and, in 2011, a performance for the President at the White House.