Take a magical ride on Christmas Eve with ABQ RIDE's Luminaria Tour.
Luminaria Tour Frequently Asked Questions
Enjoy an annual New Mexican, Christmas Eve tradition without worrying about driving, parking, and traffic.
Let ABQ RIDE take you through beautiful neighborhoods filled with luminarias and Christmas lights in Old Town, the Albuquerque Country Club and other hot spots dressed for the Holidays.
2013 Tour Information
Tickets for the 2013 Luminaria Tour Have Sold Out.
Six tours originating from Downtown Convention Center are scheduled for the Luminaria Tour on December 24, 2013:
5:20 p.m. | 5:50 p.m. | 6:15 p.m. | 6:55 p.m. | 7:20 p.m. | 7:45 p.m.
The tour, originating from the Downtown Convention Center, lasts about one hour.
Buses will pick up passengers on the east side of the Convention Center, on 2nd Street NW. Due to ongoing work at the Convention Center, the drop off area is changing to 2nd Street NW between Tijeras and Marquette, across from the pick up area.
Tour goers are encouraged to arrive no later than 20 minutes prior to scheduled departure time and can park for free at the Convention Center’s eastside parking structure at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Broadway.
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). For your safety, please follow the signage to the Luminaria Tour.
Parking underneath Civic Plaza is also free. However, due to the Convention Center renovation project, the underground tunnels to the Convention Center may be closed and there will be no access to 3rd Street and adjacent sidewalks between Marquette and Tijeras. Please follow the signage to the Luminaria Tour.
If you cannot make the tour, tickets are transferable.
- $3 for adults 18 and older
- $1.70 for seniors and children between 10 and 17
- Free for children under 9 (only accompanied children will be let onto the bus)
The tour buses as well as the Convention Center are wheelchair accessible.
Bathrooms will be available at the Convention Center departure location. Drinks with lids are allowed on the bus. Food or open liquid containers are prohibited.
Feel free to take pictures during the tour.