Local Area EventsListing Calendar
Gathering of Nations Pow Wow
North America's largest pow wow and Native American competition featuring Indian singing and dancing with more than 3,000 participants, isles of shopping, and native foods and music. The event will be held at the UNM Arena and lasts all day and night Friday, April 25th and Saturday, April 26th. http://www.gatheringofnations.com/
Albuquerque Renaissance Fair
Join the City of Albuquerque and the Society for Creative Anachronism for the Albuquerque Renaissance Faire! Enjoy food, music, archery, fencing, arts, and activities all recreated from the Middle Ages.
26th Annual Rio Grande Valley Celtic Festival
The Rio Grande Valley Celtic Festival and Highland Games brings to New Mexico a celebration of the lifeways, traditions, cultural heritage and contributions of the Celtic nations to our American life. The Rio Grande Valley Celtic Festival and Highland Games assembles an ever shifting kaleidoscope of Celtic song, dance, traditional clothing, foods, language revival, stories, poetry, humor, history, traditional and Celtic inspired music from the famous Highland war pipes to incomparable delicacy of the harp highland games, and other Celtic sports such as rugby, hurling and Gaelic football, to New Mexico.
Albuquerque Wine Festival
Bringing together wineries from around the state, food, arts and crafts vendors, and live music in a relaxed setting, the Albuquerque Wine Festival is the place to be Memorial weekend! Find the wines you like through sampling, purchase a glass to enjoy on site and buy bottles to take home to enjoy later. The New Mexico Wine Growers Association (NMWGA) will be hosting the Albuquerque Wine Festival at Balloon Fiesta Park again on Memorial Day Weekend. The annual event will showcase a wide variety of award-winning New Mexico wines in a relaxed, park-like setting with live music, international food and crafts vendors.
1st Annual Cowboys of Color Invitational Rodeo
Albuquerque! Get Ready to see the largest multicultural Rodeo and concert featuring the top African American, Hispanic American, Native American and White American Cowboys and Cowgirls! There will be ceremonial dancers, pony express relays and a live performance from Cupid who will entertain with his hit line dance, The Cupid Shuffle. This is an event for the entire family!