32nd Annual Rio Grande Spring Show

EVENT CANCELLED | March 13-15 | @ Expo Fairgrounds | Albuquerque, NM | Artist Deadline Passed

EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19/NM STATE OF EMERGENCY:
March 11, 2020: The Governor of New Mexico issued a state of emergency in response to COVID-19, or the novel coronavirus earlier today. This afternoon, in a meeting with the directors of the state fairgrounds we were notified that all public events held at Expo New Mexico are cancelled through late March. Unfortunately, this includes our event this weekend.

Save the dates and come celebrate 32 years of outstanding arts and crafts with us at the Rio Grande Arts & Crafts Festival Spring Show! Enjoy artist demonstrations, food sampling, kids’ crafts, live entertainment, and fun!

Art Juried Fine Art & Fine Craft

True to tradition, artists will travel from all corners of the USA to show and sell their work at EXPO New Mexico. Patrons can browse a unique mix of contemporary art and traditional crafts from 200 juried exhibitors representing a unique variety of original works including paintings, jewelry, clothing, photography, pottery and more.
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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 13 | 10-5
Saturday, March 14 | 10-5
Sunday, March 15 | 10-4

This festival takes place at Expo New Mexico in the Lujan Exhibit Complex! Enter from Copper & San Pedro Drive, parking attendants will direct you.

$8 Day Pass
$12 "Festival Pass" 3 Day Admission
Kids under 12 Free
Tickets available at the door! 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 our Culinary Market! 2020 lineup below.

All of Us | Gourmet Soups, Dips & Muffin Mixes
Bad Lands Jerky LLC | Hand-Crafted Gourmet Jerky
Bee Chama Honey | Raw Varietal Local Honey
Celina's Biscochitos | Traditional New Mexico Cookies
Dippity Duo | All Natural Dips
Double D Foods LLC | Hand-Crafted Spices
Elixir Chocolate Boutique | Artisan Chocolates & Confections
Mama G's Creations | Salsa in a Snap Seasoning Mix
Mountain Man Gourmet | Hand-Crafted Spices & Gourmet Foods
Mr. Fudge | Authentic Mackinac Island Fudge
New Mexico Sabor | Hand-Crafted Salsas
PastaMore | Pastas, Oils & Vinegars
True Honey Teas | Handcrafted Tea Blends

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