The New Mexico State Fair is held each September at EXPO New Mexico and is one of the largest state fairs in the country.
Spectators are invited to particpate in the Friendship Dance at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, where dances are held every weekend.
The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, held each October, is an awe-inspiring sight and attracts visitors from around the world.
Cowboys take a break at the End of Trail Festival in the East Mountains.
The Journal Pavilion is Albuquerque's premier amphitheatre and features national musical acts during the summer.
In the Hispanic Village at the New Mexico State Fair you can see a mariachi band, flamenco dancers and other performances.
The Gathering of Nations Pow Wow, held in Albuquerque every spring, is the biggest pow wow in North America.
Every summer the Mariachi Spectacular brings mariachi bands from around the world.
Globalquerque is a world music festival held at the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque during the fall.
Summerfest events bring crowds Downtown every weekend during the summer.
Old Town hosts an annual holiday stroll with music and entertainment in the gazebo on the Plaza.
The Rio Grande Botanic Garden hosts the River of Lights each December featuring fantastic light sculptures.
The Indian Village at the New Mexico State Fair is a showcase for Native American dancers and artists.
The balloon glow is a signature evening event at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta each October.
The Albuquerque Convention Center hosts national sporting events and competitions.