New Mexico Festivals 2016, 2017

New Mexico State Fair 2016

September, 2016

Expo New Mexico , Albuquerque, New Mexico

The New Mexico State Fair features carnival favorites like ferris wheels and midway rides, rodeos and funnel cakes and also a taste of the local fare. From the Disc-It Chicharron Challenge to the Green Chile Cheeseburger Challenge, .. Read More
Hatch Valley Chile Festival 2016

September, 2016

Hatch Valley, New Mexico

People who love spicy food must stop in and visit the Hatch Valley Chile Festival. This annual event is a local favorite that typically brings in over 30,000 visitors during the course of the celebration. The event hosts carnival rides, fiddling .. Read More
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta 2016

October 1, 2016

Balloon Fiesta Park, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Originally started as a local radio station's promotional event, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque, New Mexico has grown into an unsurpassed even that has dazzled visitors for 44 years. The fiesta takes advantage of the New Mexico's "balloon box".. Read More
Gathering of Nations Powwow 2017

April, 2017

University of New Mexico Football Field , Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque, New Mexico is home to the largest pow-wow anywhere in the United States. The Gathering of Nations is a popular and colorful event held in April every year and it brings tribal people from all over the world together to celebrate.. Read More
UFO Festival 2017

May, 2017

Roswell, New Mexico

The UFO Festival, held annually in Roswell, New Mexico, commemorates the 1947 "Roswell Incident" when a UFO plummeted onto a Roswell ranch. Humans fascinated with extraterrestrials and skeptics gather to deliberate the paranormal.. Read More
Sipapu Arts and Crafts Fair 2016

Sipapu Arts and Crafts Fair

July, 2016

Sipapu Ski Resort - Vadito, NM 87579, Vadito, New Mexico

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Viva New Mexico Music Festival 2016

Viva New Mexico Music Festival

July, 2016

Main Street - Downtown Clayton, New Mexico, clayton, New Mexico

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Hinterland 2016

Hinterland

July, 2016

Water Works Park, Des Moines, New Mexico

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Farmington Freedom Days 2016

Farmington Freedom Days

July, 2016

Various Locations , Farmington, New Mexico

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Guild July Cathedral Park Show 2016

Guild July Cathedral Park Show

July, 2016

Cathedral Park , Santa Fe, New Mexico

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Animas River Blues & Brews Fest 2016

Animas River Blues & Brews Fest

July, 2016

Riverside Park , Aztec, New Mexico

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Animas River Blues and Brews Fest 2016

Animas River Blues and Brews Fest

July, 2016

Riverside Park - Aztec, NM 87410, Aztec, New Mexico

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Peace, Love, Rave 2016

Peace, Love, Rave

July, 2016

Warehouse 508, Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Freedom From Violence Arts and Crafts Fair 2016

Freedom From Violence Arts and Crafts Fair

July, 2016

Kit Carson Park , Taos, New Mexico

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Women's Distance Festival 2016

Women's Distance Festival

July, 2016

Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Saint Francis Espiscopal Church Christmas in July 2016

Saint Francis Espiscopal Church Christmas in July

July, 2016

St Francis Church Parish Hall , Rio Rancho, New Mexico

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Wildlife Music Festival 2016

July, 2016

Wildlife West Nature Park , Edgewood, New Mexico

Albuquerque Road Runners Women's Distance Festival 5K 2016

Albuquerque Road Runners Women's Distance Festival 5K

July, 2016

Southwest Indian Polytechnic Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Craft Fair 2016

Craft Fair

July, 2016

Albuquerque Christian School - Albuquerque, NM 87109, Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Summer Spanish Market 2016

Summer Spanish Market

July, 2016

Santa Fe Plaza - Santa Fe, NM 87505, Santa Fe, New Mexico

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High Country Arts and Crafts Festival 2016

High Country Arts and Crafts Festival

July, 2016

Enchanted Eagle Park , Eagle Nest, New Mexico

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Dragonfly Festival 2016

Dragonfly Festival

July, 2016

Albuquerque Biological Park, Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Toast of Taos Wine Festival & Golf Tournament 2016

Toast of Taos Wine Festival & Golf Tournament

July, 2016

Taos Country Club, Ranchos De Taos, New Mexico

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Silver City Fourth of July Celebration 2016

Silver City Fourth of July Celebration

July, 2016

Gough Park in downtown , Silver City, New Mexico

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Edgewood Arts & Music Festival 2016

Edgewood Arts & Music Festival

July, 2016

Wildlife West Nature Park , Edgewood, New Mexico

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About Festivals in New Mexico

There are many great Festivals in New Mexico that visitors will love. Everything from the Deming Duck Races to the world famous International Balloon Festival in Albuquerque, New Mexico offers you an amazing array of festivals, fairs, and expositions. Some of these festivals include New Mexico music festivals, folk art, films, cars, food, rivers, wildlife, kites, cowboys, wine carnivals, and more.

The Lincoln County Cowboy Symposium is one of the nation's top cowboy New Mexico Events. It takes place every fall at the Ruidoso Downs Race Track. It has been named by the American Bus Association as one of the top 100 North American events. Each year over 20,000 visitors come to see musicians, cowboy poets, Western artists, horsemanship demonstrations, chuck wagon cooks, and vendors. One of the highlights of this event is the World Championship Chuckwagon Competition. It also have cash prizes. It has live music, night dances on Friday and Saturday, activities for children, western arts and crafts, blacksmithing, roping and more.

Another annual event is the Great American Duck Race in Deming. It offers plenty of family fun like Duck Dances, duck race competitions, a carnival, a softball tournament, parades, barbecues, nonstop entertainment, hot air balloons, and craft vendors.