About Us

Pongal Event Center is the newest event venue in Rio Rancho, serving the greater Albuquerque metropolitan area. Our facility offers a great view, helpful services and an excellent value for your celebration.

Our Space

Pongal Event Center is located in the Athaya Center building on 
Golf Course Road in Rio Rancho.

Our event space offers a number of attractive features, including:

  • Easy to find location
  • Ample parking
  • No competing businesses on the weekends
  • Well-lit entryway, perfect for photos
  • Background view of the Sandia mountains
  • Outdoor balcony
  • Large event space that can accommodate any type of party or banquet

For more details, see our Event Space page.

Our Staff

Pongal Event Center is more than just an attractive venue. Our friendly, knowledgeable staff know how to ease the stress of event planning. Our event center coordinator and event planner are ready to lend their years of experience to make your party a success from start to finish.

The Center Coordinator

Our coordinators are usually the first persons you talk to when you contact Pongal Event Center. They can outline pricing for various dates and duration for your event as well as book your party. They coordinate staffing for your event and just may even be around to help string up a few lights.

Reliable Recommendations

Because we have been planning and coordinating events for years, we’ve gotten to know who’s who in party-related businesses. Please ask us for recommendations for:

  • Caterers
  • DJs and VJs
  • Photographers

If you have any other questions about your special event booking, please contact us.

Call Pongal Event Center today to book your special event!

Life is a fiesta. Come celebrate with us!