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Enjoy the magic of millions of twinkling lights and more than 500 dazzling holiday displays at New Mexico’s largest walk-through light show! River of Lights was named one of “The 15 Most Spectacular Holiday Light Displays in the U.S.” by MSN in November 2016. Come see why!
BioPark Education offers free Holiday Nature Crafts in the Education building on Wednesdays, Dec. 6, 13 and 20 from 6 – 8 p.m.
Special holiday trains chug through the Garden Railroad exhibit until 8:30 p.m., Wednesdays through Sundays, weather and volunteer staff permitting.
Polar Bear Express is a magical, nighttime experience aboard the Rio Line Train on a journey to meet Santa & experience the glow of River of Lights!
In 1997, River of Lights began as a fundraiser for the BioPark. Today, proceeds continue to support a variety of ABQ BioPark projects through the New Mexico BioPark Society.
Each year’s show unveils ingenious new sculptures and stunning displays made by BioPark artists and craftsmen.