Albuquerque Festivals Worth Checking Out

After Mark created this nifty guide to festivals happening across New Mexico our readers reminded us of a few festivals you can attend if you're too lazy to leave town for the fun!

Albuquerque Folk Festival kicks off Friday June 5. Jam, sing, dance and have a folking good time! With local artists like The Handsome Family and many more, this festival sounds like a summer dream come true. Visit their website at

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The 9th Annual Southwest Funnyfest takes place on May 16 this year. An evening of humor, LOLZ and charity all compliments of four of the nation’s top female comedians from HBO, SHOWTIME, Comedy Central, VH1, ABC, The Tonight Show and Chelsea Lately. The event will be at the historic Kimo Theatre and proceeds will benefit New Mexico AIDS Services. Visit Kimo Theatre's events.

ABQ Beer Week 2015
ABQ Beer Week kicks off May 21 and runs for, well, an entire week. Everyone knows New Mexico is kicking ass with microbrews, why not spend an entire week drinking beer from around the world, eating food and supporting local economy by visiting the many bars participating in this fun and tasty event. Visit the ABQ Beer Week's website for more information.

There are so many cool things happening in Albuquerque we just can't print em' all. If you have an event you'd like to list in our calendars section for free you can always fill out the super easy form here!