First Turn Lounge & Patio









First Turn Lounge & Patio


The First Turn Lounge is OPEN

Hours are daily from 11am to 10pm

Happy Hour daily from 4pm to 7pm and ALL DAY on Sunday!











First Turn Lounge & Patio

First Turn Lounge & Patio


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Upcoming Events

Fri, 10/07/2022 - 9:00pm
Sat, 10/08/2022 - 9:00pm
Fri, 10/14/2022 - 9:00pm
Sat, 10/15/2022 - 9:00pm
Fri, 10/21/2022 - 9:00pm


Fine Dining

The Crown Room is an elegant dining
experience tucked away in a quiet intimate
setting inside the New Downs.

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  • Over 750 casino slots
  • Live horse racing (seasonal) and daily simulcast racing and wagering
  • Live entertainment and 33 screens in the First Turn Lounge
  • Dining at its finest in our Crown Room
  • Casual dining in our Food Court and Downs Café

About the Downs

145 Louisiana Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108

Phone: 505.767.7171

Mailing Address:
PO Box 8510
Albuquerque, NM 87198

Hours of Operation

Building opens daily 30 minutes before opening time.

Casino Hours:
Sunday: 11:00am to 2:00am
Monday: 11:00am to 2:00am
Tuesday: 11:00am to 2:00am
Wednesday: 11:00am to 2:00am
Thursday: 11:00am to 3:00am
Friday: 10:00am to 4:00am
Saturday: 10:00am to 4:00am