Business Closure Updates

COVID-19 | Albuquerque, New Mexico

We are tracking updates and noting updates to business closures, hours of operation, and changes in services, but for the most up to date information, please consult business websites directly.

Current restrictions, as of August 27, 2020 are as follows:
  • A mandatory 14-day quarantine for all out-of-state travelers into New Mexico is in place, whether traveling by air or by vehicle. Any individual traveling to the state must self-quarantine for 14 days or for the duration of their trip in New Mexico, whichever is shorter. Please refer to the executive order, No. 3 to review rules and exemptions. See the full Public Health Order here
  • Beginning August 29, all gatherings of more than ten people are prohibited. Before August 29, mass gatherings are limited to no more than five individuals.
  • Everyone is required to wear a face covering in public in the state of New Mexico. Violators are subject to a $100 fine. 
  • Beginning August 29, indoor dining service at restaurants, breweries, wineries, cafes and similar establishments may be offered at 25% of maximum occupancy, in accordance with COVID-Safe Practices. Outdoor dining may be provided at 75% occupancy in accordance with COVID-Safe Practices. All tables, whether located indoors or outdoors, must be spaced at least six feet apart, and no more than six patrons are permitted at a single table. 
  • Food service establishments can still operate through take-out and home delivery service. See the Governor's most recent Public Health Order here. This same directive applies to restaurants and bars within hotels. Click here for restaurants offering takeout and delivery services.
  • Hotels, motels, RV parks, and other places of lodging shall not operate at more than 50 percent of maximum occupancy, and must comply with COVID-Safe Practices.
  • All retail operations are operating at limited occupancy. All retailers and most non-essential businesses may open and operate at 25% capacity. A “retailer” is any business that sells goods directly to the ultimate consumer or end-users and does not include wholesalers or suppliers. Contact any retailers individually before visiting to confirm hours of operation, closured or changes in services. Indoor malls may operate at 25% of maximum occupancy. 
  • Beginning August 29, museums with static displays will be allowed to open at 25% occupancy. 
  • New Mexico State Parks are not open to out-of-state residents. Individuals who visit a state park must demonstrate proof of residency, such as a state ID or state-issued license plate. Camping at state parks remains prohibited. To review the status of operations for all state parks, click here.
  • Gyms may operate at 50% of maximum occupancy in accordance with COVID-Safe Practices. Group fitness classes are not allowed. 
  • All non-tribal casinos are ordered to close.
  • Beginning August 29, houses of worship may operate at 40% capacity.
  • Hair salons, barbershops and nail salons may operate at 25% of maximum occupancy in accordance with COVID-Safe Practices.

See more information here. 

Closures and Updates to Business Operations

Business/Organization Details of Closure or Suspended Service
ABQ Ride Beginning Saturday, June 13, 2020, some bus routes will be added, including ART service down Central Avenue. Sunday service will remain the same.
African American Performing Arts Center Theater & Exhibit Hall Open 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday
Albuquerque BioPark

Botanic Garden
8 a.m. - 2 p.m. daily. and 5 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. (Timed Ticketing)
Tingley Beach: Daily from sunrise to sunset.
Zoo: Open to non-members August 12. 

Aquarium: Temporarily closed. 

Albuquerque Isotopes The 2020 season is canceled.
Albuquerque Museum Opening Sept. 15 - contact directly for the most current information. (sculpture garden open) 
Albuquerque Rapid Transit (ART)

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday: 5:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Friday: 5:30 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Saturday: 5:45 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Sunday: 6:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

Anderson Abruzzo International Balloon Museum  Opening Sept. 16 - contact directly for the most current information. 
Balloon Fiesta Park Golf & Event Center  Open - contact directly for the most current information. 
City/County Public Libraries Open - contact directly for the most current information. 
City of Albuquerque Golf Courses Open - contact directly for the most current information. 
City of Albuquerque Park Playgrounds Open - Please observe all COVID-safe practices including social distancing, wearing masks, etc. while using playgrounds.
Downtown Growers' Market Open - contact directly for the most current information. 
Electric Playhouse Temporarily closed.
Explora Children’s Museum and Science Center Temporarily closed.
Genuine Southwest Temporarily closed. 
Horsemen’s Complex Open - contact directly for the most current information. 
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

Temporarily closed. 

Isleta Resort and Casino Open - contact directly for the most current information. 
Jerry Cline Tennis & Recreation Center  Temporarily closed.
Maloof Air Park  Open - contact directly for the most current information. 
Maxwell Museum of Anthropology Temporarily closed. 
National Hispanic Cultural Center Temporarily closed. 
National Museum of Nuclear Science & History  Open - contact directly for the most current information. 
New Mexico Holocaust Museum and Gellert Center  Open - contact directly for the most current information. 
New Mexico Museum of Natural History Temporarily closed.
New Mexico Rail Runner Express Service suspended.  
New Mexico United

Matches are currently being live streamed and without spectators. 

Open Space Visitor Center Open - contact directly for the most current information. 
Petroglyph National Monument Visitor's Center Open - contact directly for the most current information. 
Rattlesnake Museum Temporarily closed. 
Sandia Peak Aerial Tramway

Open - contact directly for the most current information. 

Sandia Resort & Casino Temporarily closed.
Santa Ana Star Casino and Hotel Temporarily closed. 
Sawmill Market Open - contact directly for the most current information. 
Sierra Vista Tennis Facility  Open - contact directly for the most current information. 
South Broadway Cultural Center All events at the SBCC are cancelled.
The Turquoise Museum Temporarily closed.
UNM Art Museum Temporarily closed. 

Let us know about other major closures or service updates at Marketing@VisitABQ.org