Casinos & Nightlife
No matter what Albuquerque entertainment venue you choose, you'll never spend a dull night in Albuquerque! You’ll find some of the best Albuquerque concert venues, nightlife, restaurants and more in the city’s casinos and resorts that also offer gambling feature table games, poker, slots, bingo, spas and golf courses.
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Downtown and Nob Hill are packed with the best bars in Albuquerque, from brewpubs, wine bars and restaurants to billiards and dance clubs within walkable areas. Art openings are common on Friday nights and you'll find live music every night of the week in Albuquerque concert venues.
Many casinos also have large performance venues featuring national performing acts and musicians. The closest Albuquerque casinos are just a 10-minute drive from Downtown and several offer free shuttle service from Albuquerque hotels. Check out the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Albuquerque, located just off I25 south of Albuquerque, they’ve got it all: restaurants, hotel, a casino and some of the best bars in Albuquerque!