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
Rotary Arts in the Park Festival 2016

Rotary Arts in the Park Festival

September, 2016

Hillcrest Park , Clovis, New Mexico

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Santa Fe Wine and Chili Festival 2016

Santa Fe Wine and Chili Festival

September, 2016

Grgich Hills Estate, Santa Fe, New Mexico

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Pinatafest 2016

Pinatafest

September, 2016

Chaves County Court House Lawn , Roswell, New Mexico

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Revolt on the Rio Grande 2016

Revolt on the Rio Grande

September, 2016

Isleta Amphitheatre, Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Harvest Wine Festival 2016

Harvest Wine Festival

September, 2016

Southern New Mexico Fairgrounds - Las Cruces, NM 88001, Las Cruces, New Mexico

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Whole Enchilada Fiesta 2016

Whole Enchilada Fiesta

September, 2016

La Cruces, New Mexico

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Harvest Wine Festival 2016

Harvest Wine Festival

September, 2016

Wines of the San Juan, Blanco, New Mexico

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Tribal Vision Festival 2016

Tribal Vision Festival

September, 2016

Tres Piedras, Taos, New Mexico

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Historic Las Vegas Art Studio Tour 2016

Historic Las Vegas Art Studio Tour

September, 2016

Las Vegas Arts Council Gallery 140 , Las Vegas, New Mexico

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The Mac and Cheese Festival New Mexico 2016

The Mac and Cheese Festival New Mexico

September, 2016

Balloon Museum, Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Los Alamos Science Festival 2016

Los Alamos Science Festival

September, 2016

Ashley Pond Park , Los Alamos, New Mexico

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Enchanted Circle Century Bike Tour 2016

Enchanted Circle Century Bike Tour

September, 2016

Downtown , Red River, New Mexico

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Rant&Rave 2016

Rant&Rave

September, 2016

Warehouse 508, Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Music on the Rocks Music Festival 2016

Music on the Rocks Music Festival

September, 2016

Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort, Vadito, New Mexico

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Dragonfly Festival 2016

Dragonfly Festival

September, 2016

Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge , Roswell, New Mexico

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Cathedral Park Show 2016

Cathedral Park Show

September, 2016

Cathedral Park , Santa Fe, New Mexico

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New Mexico Aki Matsuri 2016

New Mexico Aki Matsuri

September, 2016

National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico

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C2SV Music Festival 2016

C2SV Music Festival

September, 2016

Various Venues, San Jose, New Mexico

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Rio Costilla Studio Tour 2016

Rio Costilla Studio Tour

September, 2016

Amalia, Costilla, Jaroso , Costilla, New Mexico

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Diez y Seis de Septiembre Fiesta 2016

Diez y Seis de Septiembre Fiesta

September, 2016

Mesilla Plaza , Mesilla, 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.