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The city's latitude and altitude combine to give it a pleasant year-round climate. Brilliant sunshine defines the region, averaging more than 300 days a year. For up-to-date weather information click here. And, for more information about Albuquerque click here.

To find out where Old Town Albuquerque is and how to get there click here.


Historic Old Town

The heart of Albuquerque ~ Founded 1706

Gazebo Rental Information: (505) 768-3531 varchuleta@cabq.gov

Stroll the Plaza, dine at our many restaurants, stay in our Hotels and Bed & Breakfasts, visit our museums, take a guided tour or shop at over 150 stores and galleries for unique gifts from the Southwest and around the world.  Quiet hidden patios, winding brick paths, gardens and balconies are waiting to be discovered!

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Featured Event:

Old Town Holiday Stroll

Friday, December 1, 2017 from 5 - 9 p.m.

Old Town Christmas tree lighting at 6:15 p.m.


Celebrate the Magic of the Holidays in Historic Old Town!

Set the holiday season in motion with entertainment, dining, shopping, and more. Sip hot chocolate and watch as live entertainment fill the streets in anticipation for the traditional lighting of the Old Town Christmas tree.


Christmas Tree & Old Town Santa

This giant spectacle made up of over 130 different trees will glow at 6:15 p.m. in Plaza Don Luis with a special countdown.


Old Town Santa Charlie

Santa Charlie will be on hand for photos and lap visits for Children of all ages!


Holiday Shopping

Enjoy warm authentic New Mexican cuisine from the many restaurants in Old Town. Bring your list and do some shopping! Find the perfect gifts from jewelry to soaps, art to clothing and so much more. Take advantage of discounts and specials offered during this jolly event by local businesses and restaurants in the area.



Free event parking will be available at the parking lot located on the corner of Bellamah Ave. NW and 18th St. NW just north of the New Mexico Museum of Natural History. Free shuttles will be available, provided by Airport Parking, and will take event goers to Old Town, Explora and NM Museum of Natural History through the duration of the event.

There will also be parking lots and street parking available in the surrounding area, please be sure to follow all parking laws.


Holiday Stroll is free for the public to attend and is a rain or shine event.


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