31st Annual Rio Grande Arts & Crafts Festival: Spring Show

2nd Weeknd in March | @ Expo Fairgrounds | Albuquerque, NM

Art Juried Fine Art & Fine Craft

True to tradition, artists will hail from all corners of the USA to show and sell their work at Expo New Mexico. This year’s colorful lineup of 185 vendors represents a wide range of original fine art, sculpture, photography, jewelry, textiles, ceramics, wood, metal and glass art, all for sale directly from the artists.
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Entertainment Live Music & Performances

Discover live music all day long in both halls of the festival; enjoy tunes from Syd Masters and the Swing Ryders, Mariachi Fiesta, Spanish guitarist Ronaldo Baca, local favorite Oscar Butler, jazz by Calvin Appleberry and more! Kiddos can also enjoy entertainment & art activities just for them!
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Food & Drink Culinary Arts

‘Culinary Row’ features over a dozen booths of gourmet foods for sampling and taking home, ranging from honey & chocolate to salsa & soups. Enjoy a breakfast burrito or bowl of New Mexican posole while watching the live entertainment - plus cocktails, beer & wine are also available for you to sip while you shop!

Festival Details

Friday, March 8 | 10-5
Saturday, March 9 | 10-5
Sunday, March 10 | 10-4

This festival takes place at Expo New Mexico in the Lujan Exhibit Complex!

$8 Day Pass
$12 "Festival Pass" 3 Day Admission
Kids under 12 Free
Tickets available at the door! Psst... scroll to bottom of web page to download coupon!

Parking at Expo New Mexico is $5. Parking lot shuttles run throughout the grounds all weekend long. This event is fully handicapped accessible.

Sample and take home food from these fabulous food gurus!

All of Us | Gourmet Soups, Dips & Muffin Mixes
Baba & Pop's | Handmade Pierogis
Bee Chama Honey | Raw Varietal Local Honey
Celina's Biscochitos | Traditional New Mexico Cookies
Cream City Market | Fresh Wisconsin Cheese Curds
Dippity Duo | All Natural Dips
Elixir Boutique Chocolates | Fine Chocolates & Hand-Made Sweet Treats
Hope Springs Gourmet Foods | Hand baked crackers, Dips & Spice Blends
Mountain Man Gourmet | Hand-Crafted Spices & Gourmet Foods
Mr. Fudge | Authentic Mackinac Island Fudge
O'Hara's Jams & Jellies | Jams, Mustards, Pepper Jellies & Marinades
PastaMore | Pastas, Oils & Vinegars
Styria Bakery | Gourmet Breads, Strudel, Stollen
Terra Verde Foods | Salsas, Sauces, Rubs, Preserves & Marmalades

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