March 28th Annual Spring Show

Spring Show Overview:

DATES: March 11, 12, 13, 2016

Every Spring, 180 fine artists and craftsmen travel from all over the country to the historic tree-lined streets of Expo New Mexico for the Rio Grande Spring Show. Marking the state’s first major art event of the year, this juried indoor festival focuses on fine arts and crafts – while offering something fun for the whole family! Here, festival goers can shop a colorful variety of works in all mediums; from leather and pottery to jewelry and woodwork, while also enjoying artist demonstrations, foods sampling, and live entertainment! Take home something completely original and American-made! The Rio Grande Spring Show gives tourists and locals alike the chance to share in the enthusiasm for New Mexico’s ever evolving arts scene.

APPLICATIONS COMING SOON!  Artist applications will be accepted from September 1st to November 1st through Zapplication.org.  To stay in-the-know, join our artist mailing list.

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Spring Show Layout 2015

DATES

March 11, 12, 13 2016

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.

SHUTTLE

A parking lot shuttle will be running for your convenience. This is complimentary, please look for signs or ask parking attendants!

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!

180 ARTISTS & CRAFTSMEN

Shop from the works of 180 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!