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Memorial Day in Albuquerque NM

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, local Memorial Day events have been postponed. Please check back with us next year, and we hope you stay healthy & safe during this difficult time.

Do you have plans for celebrating Memorial Day in Albuquerque NM this year? If you’re having trouble deciding what to do, we can help!

This time of year is perfect for getting outside and enjoying all the culture that our city has to offer. To enjoy something patriotic, head over to the Memorial Day Ceremony at the New Mexico Veterans Memorial. Craving some tasty beverages? Check out the beer and wine fests over Memorial Day Weekend. For a more adventurous holiday, take a hot air balloon ride over the city!

Whatever you decide to do, have fun and be safe!

Things to Do on Memorial Day Weekend in Albuquerque


Memorial Day Veterans Service

While many people think of BBQ picnics by the lake on Memorial Day, the holiday is really about much more than that. Honor USA military veterans this Memorial Day in Albuquerque at the New Mexico Veterans Memorial Park. There will be a Memorial Day ceremony and remembrance in honor of all those who have sacrificed so much for our country.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
9am – 12pm
Free Admission
New Mexico Veterans Memorial

1100 Louisiana Blvd. SE
Albuquerque, NM

Marble Brewery Memorial Day Fest

If you love music and beer, this Albuquerque Memorial Day Event is for you! Marble Brewery hosts this annual event, complete with live music and beer tasting. They even offer discounts to those who cycle to the event! Food trucks and local musicians will fill the streets, so bring your appetite!

Monday, May 27, 2019
2pm – 8pm
Free Admission

Marble Brewery
111 Marble Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Albuquerque Wine Festival

Beer not your thing? Then head over to the Albuquerque Wine Festival this Memorial Day. Sample wines and purchase a bottle of your favorite. Enjoy local food, art vendors, and live music. This event is hosted by the New Mexico Wine Growers Association in Balloon Fiesta Park annually, so it’s sure to be a good time.

Saturday, May 25 – Monday, May 27, 2019
12pm – 6pm (VIP entry at 11am)
$25 Advance Admission, $30 at the Door
Balloon Fiesta Park
5000 Balloon Fiesta Pkwy.
Albuquerque, NM 87113

Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Ride

What better way to see our great city than from a hot air balloon? Watch the sun come up before your kick off Memorial Day in Albuquerque. You’ll have to wake up early, as the balloons depart at 5:30am! Catch epic views of Rio Grande, El Bosque, the Sandia Mountains and Petroglyph National Monument. You’ll be guided by a professional hot air balloon pilot for this scenic Memorial Day tour of Albuquerque. Book your ride now while slots are still available!

Monday, May 27, 2019
5:30 am
Rainbow Ryders, Inc.
5601 Eagle Rock Ave. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87113

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Wishing you a fun and safe Memorial Day Weekend from all of us at Ortega’s Appliance Service in Albuquerque!

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