Experience Nochebuena en Nuevo México with ABQ RIDE on its 54th Annual Luminaria Tour
Enjoy this annual Christmas Eve night tradition in Albuquerque without worrying about parking, driving through snow, annoying traffic delays, or wasting gas. The tour, which begins and ends at the Albuquerque Convention Center, takes approximately 45 minutes and travels through Old Town and the Country Club area.
Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m., Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. They can be bought below. Tickets can also be purchased starting at 10 a.m., Nov. 23 by calling Hold My Ticket at 505-886-1251. There will be no walk-up sales at the Hold My Ticket box office.
How Long Do I Have to Buy the Tickets?
We recommend you buy them as soon as possible. In 2017, all 3,600 tickets sold out in one hour. Since this will be a sold out event, please limit your purchases according to your actual party size, so that others may have a chance to participate.
Six tours will originate from the Downtown Convention Center on Monday, Dec. 24, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.; 5:50 p.m.; 6:10 p.m.; 6:45 p.m.; 7:05 p.m. and 7:25 p.m.
Tour goers can park for free at the Convention Center’s east-side parking structure at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Broadway, and are encouraged to arrive no later than 20 minutes prior to scheduled departure time. Please follow the signage to the Luminaria Tour.
Free parking will also be available for disabled and special-needs individuals at the parking lot located at the northwest corner of 3rd Street and Marquette (just north of Civic Plaza). Parking underneath Civic Plaza is also free. Please follow the signage to the Luminaria Tour. Please do not enter the Convention Center from the 3rd Street side.