Skip to main content
  1. Leisure
  2. Travel
  3. International Travel

River of Lights 2013

See also

The Albuquerque River of Lights has been dazzling Albuquerque residents and visitors since 1997.

More Photos

The 2013 River of Lights runs most nights through January 5, and is closed December 24 and 25.

The event runs from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. November 30 through December 19, and from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. December 20 through January 5. There are around 400 light sculptures, some new and some from previous years

You can be buy your tickets from any ABQ BioPark cashier during regular hours, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. daily, at the gate beginning at 5:30 p.m., or online. Group discounts are available for groups of 50 or more. Call (505) 764-6212 to purchase group tickets.

Cost: Early Bird Special: $10 adults, $5 children ages 3-12. Children under 3 are admitted free; from November 30 to December 19. From December 20 - January 5, tickets are $12 adults and $6 for children. Children under 3 are free.

Hours: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. 11/30 - 12/19; 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. 12/20 - 1/5.

Look at the photos in the slideshow and realize that there are many, many more for your enjoyment, then . . . Keep on Traveling!



  • Corned beef
    Find out how to prepare a classic corned beef recipe in a slow cooker
    Slow Cooker Tips
  • Left handed eating
    Find out why you should never eat with your left hand
    Wives Tale
  • Subway message
    Subway customer finds 'Big Mama' written on her order
    Subway Message
  • Deviled eggs
    This is the only deviled egg recipe you’ll need this Easter
    Delicious Eggs
  • Natural solutions
    Natural beauty: All natural solutions to life's little beauty headaches
    Natural Solutions
  • Chocolate souffle
    Love chocolate? Get tips on making the perfect chocolate souffle every time
    Recipe 101

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about and apply today!