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Celebrate Fall in Albuquerque With These Events

Fall is here and so are some of the events that help bring in the season in Albuquerque. Here are a few of the festivals and events coming up this weekend.

2021 The Albuquerque Film & Music Experience

Sun, Sep 19 – Sat, Sep 25

The Albuquerque Film & Music Experience is Albuquerque’s premier film and music festival.

AFMX features domestic and international movies, engaging industry panels and workshops, exciting networking events and parties, live music and more.

Also featuring a heart-revving lineup of other open road movies and their soundtracks, featuring actors, directors, writers, musicians and others that helped make those films come alive.

Route 66 West Fest

Sat, Sep 25, 11 AM – 6 PM

First Choice Community Healthcare – Alamosa Medical Center
6900 Gonzales Rd SW, Albuquerque, NM

The Route 66 West Fest powered by Think Big. Come Enjoy a day of fun and prizes!

Boxing, Car Show, Live Entertainment, Food Trucks, Vendors, Arte Escondido Art Display

Southwest Chocolate and Coffee Fest

Sat, Sep 25, 10 AM – Sun, Sep 26, 6 PM MDT

Expo New Mexico
300 San Pedro Dr NE, Albuquerque, NM

The nation’s largest festival dedicated to chocolate, coffee, and gourmet foods returns to Albuquerque. Sample and shop from chocolatiers, coffee roasters, candy makers, bakers, breweries, wineries, and gourmet food companies. Enjoy culinary classes, seminars, demonstrations, and live music.

This year’s event will be hosted OUTDOORS and taking over the EXPO New Mexico Main Street with a delicious Block Party where you can sample and shop from the finest chocolatiers, coffee roasters, candy makers, bakers, breweries, wineries, distilleries, and gourmet food companies.

Live music, culinary classes, and more.


Sun, Sep 26, 10 AM – 5 PM MDT

New Mexico Veterans Memorial
1100 Louisiana Blvd SE #5009, Albuquerque, NM

Celebrate AKI MATSURI the annual Japanese Fall Festival presented by NMJACL on Sunday, September 26th featuring Japanese cultural exhibits, vendor fair, musical demonstrations, Japanese art, Japanese food, SUSHI, Beer and Sake booth and more!

The New Mexico Japanese-American Citizens League (NMJACL) has been hosting Aki Matsuri (trans.: fall festival) for over 20 years. The festival is the main annual event for NMJACL and serves as a venue to share Japanese and Japanese-American (JA) culture with all of New Mexico. The festival attracts guests and performers from around the state.

New Mexico Home Improvement Show 2021

Sat, Sep 25 – Sun, Sep 26

Rio Rancho Events Center
3001 Civic Center Cir NE, Rio Rancho, NM

New Mexico Home Improvement Show 2021 is the comprehensive trade exhibition and expo, covering wider range of categories related to the home, giving more businesses and more people – more reasons to attend! New Mexico Home Improvement Show 2021 is scheduled to be held from 25- 26 Sep 2021 at Rio Rancho Events Center, Rio Rancho, United States.

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