Love is in the Air in Albuquerque

Whether you’re in a committed relationship, looking for a hook-up or flying solo this Valentine’s Day, there are plenty of ways to celebrate. Here are a few special events to look out for!

New Mexico Gay Men’s Chorus Cabaret

Running February 5, 6 and 7, “When I Fall in Love” is this year’s rendition of the Gay Men’s Chorus yearly Valentine’s cabaret. Tickets are between $10 and $20, and seating is first-come, first serve, so be sure to arrive early!

Friends & Lovers Balloon Rally

February 13 and 14, wake up early to enjoy the view of local balloon pilots launch more than 130 hot air balloons, including some in special shapes. Enjoy a warm mug of coffee or hot chocolate and the cozy ambiance of this smaller balloon rally.

Adults-Only Tour of the BioPark

On February 14, from 6pm to 8pm, enjoy an adults-only night in at the aquarium, featuring a guided tour, appetizers, adult beverages and dinner in the Shark Reef Café. There’s limited entry, so visit https://www.cabq.gov/culturalservices/biopark/events/valentines-day-at-the-biopark-adults soon to buy your tickets!

Whether you’re heading out on a romantic excursion or snuggling down at home with a special someone, don’t forget to use protection if things get steamy. Stop by UNM Truman any time for free condoms, or contact your doctor to learn more about PReP and if it might be right for your mixed-status relationship.