The 100-minute Albucreepy Downtown Ghost Walk is an interactive exploration of Albuquerque’s haunted past. Experienced paranormal investigators will guide you past 1.3 miles of Albuquerque’s historic (and reportedly haunted) sites such as the KiMo Theater, the old Bernalillo County Courthouse, the Wool Warehouse, the former red light district known as “Hell’s Half Acre,” and more. Tours range from $16 to $20 – register for the October 21 tour at

Attendees at all Before I Die ABQ Festival events can enter drawings for a free cremation from The Neptune Society of Albuquerque and a cedar “coff-urn” from The Old Pine Box.

Register your interest in all Before I Die ABQ Festival events here.

And here are other great upcoming activities in the Before I Die ABQ Festival:

  • A tour of historic Fairview cemetery (established 1881), and the Office of the Medical Investigator (OMI);
  • “Answering Your Burning Questions About Cremation” information session;
  • Panel discussions on “Making Plans to Live Well Until We Die” on medical care and end-of-life issues;
  • “Jewish Burial Equals Green Burial” at the Jewish Community Center;
  • Death Cafe discussions at Albuquerque Senior & Multigenerational Centers;
  • A tour of the Fathers Building Futures casket building workshop;
  • Panel discussion and presentation on financial and legal issues related to end-of-life;
  • “Mindfulness, Mortality and Self-Care,” a meditation session with world-renowned teacher Ralph Steele.

Festival Sponsors

The Before I Die ABQ Festival is made possible by these sponsors: