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Catch a ballgame at Isotopes Park. Designed in true retro style, this ballpark is home to the minor league Albuquerque Isotopes. The park evokes nostalgia of the 1940s and 50s and is one of the best stadiums in minor-league baseball.
The Pit is a multipurpose arena that primarily caters to basketball tournaments. Established in 1965, the arena has been hosting a slew of basketball championships and is home to the University of New Mexico Lobo basketball teams. The arena was named so owing to its appearance and built- the playing floor is situated about 11.27 meters (37 feet) below the ground level. The arena has been hosting the NCAA basketball tournaments for a long time now. Apart from this, it has also hosted the Professional Bull Riders Ty Murray games and World Wrestling Entertainment matches. Music concerts have frequently been held here as well- Elton John, Taylor Swift, Bob Seger, Billy Joel, Led Zeppelin, have performed at The Pit in the past.
Some of the biggest shows in New Mexico are held at the Coliseum including the annual State Fair. An interesting feature of this venue is its retractable performance stage. After say, a musical event, the entire stage can be elevated in to the ceiling, leaving the floor bare for other activities. This proves useful during major events such as the National Team Roping Championships and the International Arabian Horse show. Musical tours that have taken place here have showcased artists from Faith Hill to KISS.
The Santa Ana Star Center is a splendid multi-event venue in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. The venue has a huge seating capacity of over 7,000 seats and opened in October 2006. The arena has hosted a multitude of sporting events, events with prominent artists and most popularly has been used for political rallies of the President.