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Celebrations look a little different in Albuquerque for this year’s Cinco de Mayo, but there are still super fun ways to celebrate! Take a trip to the National Hispanic Cultural Center or the South Broadway Cultural Center to learn about Mexican heritage in New Mexico and experience live dance and entertainment. The beginning of May kicks off historic Old Town’s “Summertime in Old Town” concert series. This year, you can also take part virtually in the 36th Annual Run for the Zoo. They have race options from one mile all the way up to full marathon if you’re feeling ambitious. For a completely different way to celebrate, get tickets to the Albuquerque Isotopes opening game on May 6th.

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Celebrations look a little different in Albuquerque for this year’s Cinco de Mayo, but there are still super fun ways to celebrate! Take a trip to the National Hispanic Cultural Center or the South Broadway Cultural Center to learn about Mexican heritage in New Mexico and experience live dance and entertainment. The beginning of May kicks off historic Old Town’s “Summertime in Old Town” concert series. This year, you can also take part virtually in the 36th Annual Run for the Zoo. They have race options from one mile all the way up to full marathon if you’re feeling ambitious. For a completely different way to celebrate, get tickets to the Albuquerque Isotopes opening game on May 6th.  

Albuquerque features events throughout the week for May 5th, with a huge Mexican-American population you can count on refreshing margaritas, great parties, and some of the best Mexican food in the country. Along with varying events from live festivals to historical homages to the history behind Cinco de Mayo, there's something for everyone in this vibrant city. Check out the old town of Albuquerque and nearby city Santa Fe for further celebrations if you are in town for longer than just the holiday.

I lived here for 2ish (?) years when I was a kid. I have really good memories of the amazing desert climate and the beautiful mountains off in the distance.

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