The 4th of July is just around the corner, so now is a good time to plan how you and your family will enjoy the holiday in Albuquerque. And what better place to spend independence day than in Albuquerque, where you’ll find plenty of ways to enjoy the day. Here’s a few of the 4th of July events you can look forward to in Albuquerque.

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

What could be more American than baseball and fireworks? Come to Isotopes Park for baseball as the Isotopes will take on the Tacoma Rainiers followed by a fireworks display. Gates open at 5:00 p.m. and the game starts at 7:05 p.m. Then stay for a spectacular fireworks display after the game.

Freedom Fourth

One of the largest Independence Day gatherings in the state, this annual celebration at the Balloon Fiesta field is a free event for all to enjoy.  The festivities start at 3pm and go till 10pm, featuring a beer garden highlighting local breweries. The family will have a great time with free children's activities, a food court, and several other performances, all leading up to the largest fireworks display in the state.

Rio Rancho Fireworks Event

Just a short drive from Albuquerque is the city of Rio Rancho where you can enjoy a fantastic fireworks display without the huge crowds of the Freedom Fourth event. It will be held at the Loma Colorado Park with parking at the high school, the Rio Rancho Aquatic Center, Loma Colorado Library, and Loma Colorado Park, for $5 per vehicle. Proceeds will benefit the Rio Rancho High School booster club.

The stadium opens at 6 p.m. and the fireworks show starts at 9:15 p.m. There’s also going to be live music, concessions, and activities for the kids. Admission is free, and remember to bring chairs and blankets.

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Have a safe and happy 4th of July!


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