The Blacksmith Shop at The Yards Est. 2014

Albuquerque, NM, United States

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You’re on track for a celebration of a lifetime at this historical rail yard! 
Once the center of cultural and industrial activity, this 1900’s Blacksmith Shop at The Yards in Downtown Albuquerque is now used as prime event space for a variety of occasions and event opportunities. Offering both indoor and outdoor spaces, the yards décor is over-the-top with its vaulted wooden and steel ceilings and floors inlaid with original tracks. Accommodating up to 900+ people, this property is perfect for a rustic and stylish gathering of any sort!
The Lowdown
Type
Historic Building
Views
Cityscape
No View
Style
Industrial
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Charity Event
Corporate Event
Social Event
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception

Venue Setting

About The Yards Venue
Built in 1917 and at its peak employing one quarter of the workforce in Albuquerque, the Rail Yards was a hub of cultural and industrial activity, an icon of strength for more than fifty years. The Yards is now a special events space in Downtown Albuquerque that provides many unique event opportunities.

Endless Possibilities
The diversity of the venue allows for events ranging from corporate events and concerts to trade shows and weddings. The freedom of providing your own lighting, sound, and décor enables events to be big or small and formal or casual, leaving endless possibilities for your occasion.

With vaulted wooden and steel ceilings and floors inlaid with tracks, the Yards are a one-of-a-kind venue that inspires awe in all who enter this industrial cathedral. Wide open spaces and incredible natural light provide the perfect setting to create an event that will be remembered for a lifetime. So let your imagination soar.

Features
Indoor/outdoor location
22,000 square feet
Accommodates up to 999 people
Free parking for up to 200 vehicles
Available between the hours of 8 a.m. and 12 a.m. (times include set-up and clean-up)
Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

No

Additional Charges

The venue is a raw space that can be customized to fit the occasion. The renter is responsible for tables, chairs, etc. as well as permits. 

Insurance

Additional Insurance Is Required To Host An Event At This Venue

Capacity

Seated
999
Buffet
999
Standing
999
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
2014
Curfew
9 PM
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Catering
Client Can Select The Caterer Of Their Choice
Alcohol
Licensed Server Is Required
Music
Indoors Only
Smoking
Non-smoking Venue
Accommodations
Restrooms, parking, electricity is available. 
Eco/Green Events
Yes
Pet-Friendly Events
Yes
Kid Friendly Events
Yes
Handicap Accessible
Yes
Amenities
  • Ample Parking Onsite
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
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