March27th Annual Spring Show

Spring Show Overview:

NOW ACCEPTING ARTIST APPLICATIONS!  Click here to get started.  Deadline is November 1st, 2014.

DATES: March 13, 14 & 15, 2015

This coming March, the original Rio Grande Arts and Crafts Festival celebrates its 27th consecutive year in Albuquerque. True to tradition, artists will hail from around the country to historic EXPO New Mexico.  A competitive lineup of 200 artists and craftsmen will represent a wide range of original two-dimensional art, sculpture, photography, jewelry, textiles, ceramics, wood, metal and glass art – all available for purchase directly from the artists!

Not only will customers find great arts & crafts – they will experience one of the best fests in the region!  From talking to the artists to listening to live music, grabbing a bite to eat in ‘Culinary Row’, and watching artists demonstrate their crafts, there is something for everyone!

BEST IN TOWN!  This is the top-rated indoor festival in the state, attracting over 20,000 visitors annually.  It currently sits at #51 in the country!

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DATES

March 13, 14, 15 2015

HOURS

Friday: 10AM–5PM
Saturday: 10AM-5PM
Sunday: 10AM–5PM

LOCATION

The Festival will be held indoors in the Lujan Exhibit Complex at Expo NM Fairgrounds in Albuquerque, New Mexico. From I-40, exit south on Louisiana Blvd. – turn west on Lomas Blvd. – turn south on San Pedro Blvd. Turn in at Gate 3 or 4 to enter the Expo New Mexico Fairgrounds.

ONE-DAY PASS $7

(Kids under 12 are FREE)

FESTIVAL PASS $9

(Admission for all 3 days)

GRANDE PASS PATRONS

FREE Unlimited Admission to October, November & March Shows with Grande Pass (Grande Passes only available for purchase at October show).  iNCLUDES FREE RETURN PARKING!

200 ARTISTS & CRAFTSMEN

Shop from the works of 200 of the best artists & craftsmen from all over the country, including a great selection of new artists!

ENTERTAINMENT

Take a break from shopping and enjoy ongoing entertainment throughout the festival!

AND MUCH MORE…

This family–oriented festival features something for everyone – great shopping, dozens of ‘Artists at Work’, food sampling, the complimentary Kids’ Creation Station™ and More!