how to have the most romantic evening at the Historic KiMo Theatre

Dinner and a movie is such a classic and romantic date idea!  If you’re on a couple’s getaway in the exciting city of Albuquerque, New Mexico, you’ll find plenty of opportunities for heartwarming moments with your sweetheart.  The historic KiMo Theatre is a wonderful option for an enjoyable night out for the two of you.  Built all the way back in the year 1927, this beautifully preserved attraction is still a favorite of both visitors and locals alike to this day and is considered one of the city’s most famed landmarks.  Discover how to have the most romantic night out at the KiMo Theatre in Albuquerque and start making your plans today!

3 steps for the perfect night out at the KiMo Theatre

1. enjoy an amazing dinner

Start your date night the right way by savoring a delicious meal at one of the many fine restaurants in Albuquerque.  A favorite spot of many visitors and locals, Antiquity Restaurant offers a menu of mouthwatering entrees in a comfortable, yet classy, environment.  If you have a more exotic palate, try the incredible French cuisine at La Crepe Michel.  This is a cozy, charming place serving an extensive menu of authentic French meals.  St. Clair Winery and Bistro is another good option.  They provide exquisite wines that you can pair with your tasty meal.  They even offer live jazz performances Thursday through Saturday nights, creating the ideal setting for an intimate meal for just the two of you!

2. watch your favorite flick

After dinner, grab an order of popcorn and settle down for a showing your favorite movie at the KiMo Theatre.  This historic theatre is known for playing classic movies, such as the Indiana Jones series, numerous Hitchcock films, National Lampoon’s Vacation, Singin’ in the Rain, and countless others.  Follow their Facebook page to get the latest updates on what movies they’ll be showing next!  Also, keep your eyes peeled for any unusual sights while you’re here; it’s rumored that the KiMo Theatre is haunted and that the ghost of a woman constantly floats through the halls, as well as the ghost of a young boy who likes to pull pranks on guests!  

3. stay in the most comfortable accommodations

queen bed in Tingley Room at Bottger Mansion
Tingley Room

After a wonderful evening together at the KiMo Theatre, you and your special someone should treat yourselves to a night in some relaxing and peaceful accommodations. The Bottger Mansion of Old Town is a historic bed and breakfast in Albuquerque offering lovely rooms, outstanding amenities, and friendly hospitality.  Explore the many attractions of Albuquerque or simply relax in the peace and quiet of our shady courtyard.  This is the perfect play for you and your sweetheart to stay; we have packages designed for couples, such as the popular Lovers’ Special, which offers beautiful roses as well as a dinner for two at the nearby High Noon Restaurant.  You will love your time in our beautiful oasis of New Mexico, so check our availability and book your stay today!

To learn more about the many things to do in Albuquerque, download our free Vacation Guide!

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