Explore over one and a half miles of paths through formal and whimsical gardens designed to delight your senses. Exhibits include Mediterranean and Desert Conservatories, 1920's farm, Japanese and formal gardens.
Each summer, familiar orange and black monarch adults float through the Botanic Garden and flutter inside the PNM Butterfly Pavilion. A colorful array of butterflies fills the Butterfly Pavilion. Observe more than thirty butterfly species from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily (hours extended until 6 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays between Memorial Day and Labor Day). The exhibit is open late May through early October, weather permitting.
Grab your binoculars and head to the Botanic Garden for the second day of the nation-wide Great Backyard Bird Count. Volunteer with other citizen scientists around the country for this annual snapshot...
Join us at the BUGarium for a special "Love Bugs" adults-only event! We'll enjoy appetizers from 6-7 p.m., along with bug encounters and keeper talks about "bug love." Extend your ...
Watch artisans at work, learn about natural dyes made from plants and follow the process used to turn Navajo Churro sheep wool into sweaters and blankets. Meet the Navajo Churro ram and ewes that liv...
Join us each day for the annual Winter Fire Colors Flower Show. Warm up with flowers in hot colors from the Mediterranean climates. These fiery hues provide welcome relief from winter's chill. For the...
Events in Albuquerque this week include New Year's Eve celebrations, your last chance for the River of Lights, a Pixar movie festival and more! Watch our KRQE events segment for all the details.…more
Events in Albuquerque this week include Christmas Eve celebrations, Luminaria Tours, the Trolley of Lights and more! Watch our KRQE events segment for all the details.…more
It's week fifty-two and the one year anniversary of our #365DaysOfEvents campaign. This week head out to the ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden for the early signs of spring at the March Madness Flower Show, taste the red wines of Italy at Slate Street Cafe.…more
It's week forty-eight of our #365DaysOfEvents campaign. This week head out the Botanic Garden for the Great Backyard Bird Count, catch the opening performance of the play American Buffalo and check out the USA Archery National Indoor Championships.…more
It's week forty-two of our #365DaysOfEvents campaign. This week have be sure to check out the River of Lights before the new year, spend New Year's Eve with Foul Play Cafe for a special murder mystery performance and cheer on the UNM Men's Basketball team…more
It's week thirty-nine of our #365DaysOfEvents campaign. This week catch a concert from Ryan Adams and Jenny Lewis, take the family to the Botanic Garden for Holiday Nature Crafts and cheer on the UNM Men's Basketball team as they take on UL Monroe.…more
It's week thirty-eight of our #365DaysOfEvents campaign. This week kick off the holiday season at the River of Lights, see a performance of The Nutcracker Ballet and take the kids to the Balloon Museum for Holidays Take Flight. …more
It's week twenty-five of our #365DaysOfEvents campaign. This week's events take us for a night walk through the Botanic Garden, take to a performance of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and out to Bernalillo for the New Mexico Wine Festival.…more
It's week twenty of our #365DaysOfEvents campaign. This week offers a wide variety of events. Our event to watch this week is the Youth Arabians & Half Arabian Championship Horse Show at EXPO New Mexico. …more
It's week sixteen of our #365DaysOfEvents campaign. This week go for a Night Walk at the Botanic Garden, see flamenco dancers at Casa Flamenca and geek out at the Albuquerque Comic Expo. …more
It's week fourteen of our #365DaysOfEvents campaign. This week offers a wide variety of events. Throughout the week enjoy the Festival Flamenco Internacional de Alburquerque, catch a classic movie at the KiMo Theatre and celebrate Father's Day.…more
It's week twelve of our #365DaysOfEvents campaign. This week we honor our loved ones and veterans on Memorial Day, taste great food and beer from local food trucks, get our laughs from comedian Jim Gaffigan and celebrate diversity at Albuquerque Pride.…more
It's week eight of our #365DaysOfEvents campaign. This week we head from Old Town to the Northeast Heights for everything from a chile tour and spring orchid show to stories in the sky. …more
Springtime brings rapid changes at the ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden as spring bulbs and cool-weather pansies give way to other flowering plants. Join local photographer, Roy Neese, as he takes us on a journey of some of the beautiful spots at the BioPark.…more