Join us on Saturday, April 25th from 11 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. as we celebrate Albuquerque’s 306th birthday in Old Town. Live entertainment that celebrates the five eras of New Mexico history will be positioned throughout the area. The Native American Era will be celebrated on Romero at Church Street with the exciting addition of the Navajo Code Talkers in front of Trader Barb’s, the United Native Council dancers and several popular bands.
At Plaza Hacienda, the Spanish Era celebration will feature flamenco, rumba, Ballet en Fuego and Matchines. At Plaza Don Luis, we’ll celebrate the Mexican Era with Ballet Folklorico, piñatas, mariachi and more.
Coming into the Territorial Era, South San Felipe Street will come alive with music, the Old Town Gunslingers and New Mexico Gunfighters, contra dance, the Territorial Brass Band and more. And, in the special year of celebrating our Statehood Centennial, the Statehood Era located on San Felipe at Church Street will have Irish Step Dancers, Chinese music and dance, Scottish dancers and blues to highlight the various nationalities which helped grow Albuquerque into a major town.