New Mexico Festivals 2016, 2017

New Mexico State Fair 2016

New Mexico State Fair

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

Hatch Valley Chile Festival

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

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

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

Gathering of Nations Powwow

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

UFO Festival

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
Sweet Tater Festival 2016

Sweet Tater Festival

August, 2016

Smith Lake, New Mexico, United States, Smith Lake, New Mexico

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Las Cruces Tour de Beer 2016

Las Cruces Tour de Beer

August, 2016

New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum - Las Cruces, NM 88011, Las Cruces, New Mexico

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Las Vegas Peoples' Faire 2016

Las Vegas Peoples' Faire

August, 2016

Camegie Library Park , Las Vegas, New Mexico

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Great American Duck Race 2016

Great American Duck Race

August, 2016

Courthouse Park , Deming, New Mexico

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Girls Inc. Arts and Crafts Show 2016

Girls Inc. Arts and Crafts Show

August, 2016

Historic Santa Fe Plaza - Santa Fe, NM 87501, Santa Fe, New Mexico

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Santa Fe Yoga Festival 2016

Santa Fe Yoga Festival

August, 2016

Bishop's Lodge Ranch Resort & Spa, Santa Fe, New Mexico

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Mountainair Sunflower Festival 2016

Mountainair Sunflower Festival

August, 2016

Dr. Saul Community Center inside and outside , Mountainair, New Mexico

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Mamas' Minerals Seventh Alternative Health Fair 2016

Mamas' Minerals Seventh Alternative Health Fair

August, 2016

Mama's Minerals , Albuquerque, New Mexico

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EDGEFEST 20 2016

EDGEFEST 20

August, 2016

Isleta Amphitheatre, Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Santa Fe Bluegrass and Old Time Music Festival 2016

Santa Fe Bluegrass and Old Time Music Festival

August, 2016

Covenant Presbyterain Church, Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Girls Inc. Arts & Crafts Show 2016

Girls Inc. Arts & Crafts Show

August, 2016

Historic Santa Fe Plaza , Santa Fe, New Mexico

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Antique Ethnographic Art Show 2016

Antique Ethnographic Art Show

August, 2016

Santa Fe Community College, Santa Fe, New Mexico

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Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival 2016

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

August, 2016

New Mexico Museum of Art - St. Francis Auditorium, Santa Fe, New Mexico

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Ruidoso Antique Show 2016

Ruidoso Antique Show

August, 2016

Ruidoso Convention Center - Ruidoso, NM 88345, Ruidoso, New Mexico

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Summer Festival & Wild West Adventures 2016

Summer Festival & Wild West Adventures

August, 2016

El Rancho de las Golondrinas , Santa Fe, New Mexico

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Santa Fe Bluegrass and Old Time Music Festival 2016

Santa Fe Bluegrass and Old Time Music Festival

August, 2016

County Fairgrounds , Santa Fe, New Mexico

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Otero County Fair and Rodeo 2016

Otero County Fair and Rodeo

August, 2016

Otero County Fairgrounds, Alamogordo, New Mexico

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Old Lincoln Days 2016

Old Lincoln Days

August, 2016

Old Town Lincoln , Lincoln, New Mexico

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Taos Summer Arts and Crafts Fair 2016

Taos Summer Arts and Crafts Fair

August, 2016

Historic Kit Carson Park , Taos, New Mexico

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Ballet Pro Musica Festival 2016

Ballet Pro Musica Festival

August, 2016

National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque, 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.