LGBTQ+ October Events

October is full of events for the LGBTQ+ community in the greater Albuquerque area, and much of the fun extends into the winter holiday season.

This month, Albuquerque will host:


Noche Extravaganza (National Latino AIDS Awareness Day)
October 6
National Hispanic Cultural Center

Southwest Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
October 13-22
Guild Theater
3405 Central Avenue
Albuquerque, NM

World Gay Rodeo Finals
October 20-22
EXPO New Mexico and other local venues
Albuquerque, NM

UNM Truman Health Services Healthy Living Fair
October 21
Highland High School 10a-3p

Ongoing events include the Wilde Bunch dance classes and events at the Albuquerque Square Dance Club.

Events coming up in November and December include:

  • New Mexico Pride Pageant – November 17-18
  • Transgender Day of Remembrance – November 20
  • World AIDS Day Candlelight Vigil-November 30, Old Town Plaza Gazebo
  • Gay Men’s Chorus Holiday Concert (dates to be announced for December performances)

For the latest on LGBTQ+ events, check out and ABQ Pride on Facebook.