June 11, 2016. Saturday Pride Parade, 10am, East Central Avenue from Girard Blvd SE to Expo NM – Gate 3. Albuquerque PrideFest picks up from 11am at the Expo, 310 San Pedro Dr NE. See more online:
August 13-14, 2016 at (TBC) Rodeo de Santa Fe Arena, 3237 Rodeo Road. Previous Host hotel: Inn at Santa Fe, 8376 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe. Bull Riding, Bareback Bronc, Steer Riding, Chute Dogging, Roping Events, Barrel Racing, Pole Bending +more. Camp Events: Steer Decorating, Wild Drag Race and Goat Dressing.
October 1-9, 2016 annual event from 6am daily at Balloon Fiesta Park, Balloon Fiesta Blvd (Alameda Blvd). Beautiful, magical sights as literally hundreds of hot air balloons, sail silently through crisp fall air. Afterglow fireworks. Guests from all over the world come to celebrate ballooning. See website for Park and Ride shuttles, public parking, maps, and advance admission tickets.
October 7-16, 2016 (TBC), at the Guild Cinema. 10 days, screening over 100 features, shorts and documentaries in over 50 programs, representing over 20 countries, hosting an array of guests and filmmakers. With typical attendance of 4,000, SWGLFF is one of the top LGBTQ film festivals in the Southwest, celebrating their 14th annual event in 2016.