Meetings & Events in Albuquerque

Host Inspirational Gatherings in an Authentic New Mexico Setting

The BEST WESTERN PLUS Rio Grande Inn is the culturally distinct Albuquerque event venue. Our meeting space is more than four walls. The murals and pictographs bring the walls to life, providing an authentic New Mexican atmosphere. Movable partitions and 2,634 sq ft of flexible meeting space for events from 20 to 150 people, free of obstructions and pillars. Meet in the neighborhood that has been the heart of Albuquerque since the city was founded here in 1706. Modern facilities and modern conveniences; complimented by the unique historic ambiance of Old Town.

Complimentary wireless or Ethernet internet access

  • Ability to bring in outside A/V equipment
  • A single point of contact to assist you with your event planning from start to finish
  • Painted murals and hand pounded tin sconces add the color of the local environment
  • MENUS tailored to your taste and budget
  • No attrition clauses

For more information on our meeting, banquet, and catering services please contact Becca Smith, our Director of Catering, at (505) 217-1603 or e-mail her at catering@riograndeinn.com.

U Shaped Table in Meeting Room

Beautiful Albuquerque Weddings

A Flawless Setting for Your Important Day

Dreams do come true . . . In the heart of Albuquerque’s history and engulfed in its culture, the BEST WESTERN PLUS Rio Grande Inn provides your Old Town dream wedding at a realistic price. An intimate ceremony in a plaza gazebo or a lavish ceremonial commitment in San Felipe de Neri Church preclude the festivities that will ensue. Memories of a truly special day shared together. Our experienced staff is aware of your event's most minute details and is sympathetic to your day’s importance.

  • Menus tailored to your needs
  • Accommodations for up to 150 guests
  • Entertainment coordinating
  • Full-Service custom wedding packages
  • Special room rates for guests and complimentary parking
  • A permanent handcrafted bar stocked with essential wine, beer, and spirits
  • Artist David Schumann’s Southwest drawings that adorn the walls ensure an authentic New Mexican wedding
  • Cake cutting, champagne toast, and ice sculpture services available
  • Complimentary room set up and breakdown
  • Complimentary centerpieces
  • Complimentary bridal suite

For more information on our banquet and catering services, please contact Becca Smith, our Director of Catering, at (505) 217-1603, or e-mail her at catering@riograndeinn.com.

Rio Grande Ballroom

  • 2634 sq ft- Accommodations for up to 150 guests
  • A permanent handcrafted bar stocked with essential wine, beer, and spirits
  • Artist David Schumann’s Southwest drawings that adorn the walls ensure an authentic New Mexican wedding

Sandia Room

  • 1066 sq ft- accommodations for up to 100 guests
  • Classroom Set-Up for 60ppl or U-Shape for 40ppl
  • Artist David Schumann’s Southwest drawings that adorn the walls ensure an authentic New Mexican wedding

Manzano Room

  • 812 sq ft- Accommodations for up to 50 guests
  • Classroom Set-Up for 35ppl or U-Shape for 25ppl
  • Artist David Schumann’s Southwest drawings that adorn the walls ensure an authentic New Mexican wedding

Zia Room

  • 756 sq ft- Accommodations for up to 50 guests
  • Classroom Set-Up for 30ppl or U-Shape for 25ppl
  • Artist David Schumann’s Southwest drawings that adorn the walls ensure an authentic New Mexican wedding