21st Annual Rio Grande Holiday Show

November 27, 28 & 29, 2020 | @ Expo Fairgrounds | Albuquerque, NM

Art Juried Fine Art & Fine Craft

Kick-off holiday shopping while supporting artists! Shoppers can find the most memorable and original gifts, whether it’s a whimsical piece of pottery, a handmade leather belt, one-of-a-kind jewelry or a striking piece of fine art. It’s no surprise that this festival takes the turkey when it comes to New Mexico’s Thanksgiving Weekend traditions! View our 2019 Artist Gallery!

If you are interested in exhibiting as an artist in our 2020 show, APPLY HERE!

Entertainment Live Music & Performances

Enjoy festive music all day long in both halls! Local carolers, musicians, bands, & pianists gather to spread holiday cheer. Take a break from your shopping to grab some food and listen to the tunes on one of the two plazas. Kiddos can also get in the spirit with entertainment & holiday themed activities just for them! 2019 Entertainment Schedule

Food & Drink Culinary Experience

Shop gifts that everyone will love - FOOD! Grab some fine chocolates, local honey, natural dips, hearty soup mixes, oils & more. Come for the gifts, stay for the samples! Make your way down Culinary Row with an empty stomach and you won't be disappointed.

Festival Details

November 27, 28 & 29, 2020
10-5 Friday
10-5 Saturday
10-4 Sunday

This festival takes place at Expo New Mexico in the Lujan Exhibit Complex! Enter from Gate 3 at Copper & San Pedro, and parking attendants will direct you to the Manuel Lujan Exhibit Complex!

$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 handicap accessible.

All of Us Soups & Dips | Soup, bread & dip mixes | Louisiana
Badlands Jerky | Premium New Mexican Beef Jerky | New Mexico
Bee Chama Honey | Regional Raw Honeys | New Mexico
Celina's Biscochitos | Traditional & Flavored Biscochito Cookies | New Mexico
Gourmet Farms of Colorado | Ready-to-Go Dip Mixes | Colorado
Elixir Chocolates | Artisan Chocolates & Confections | New Mexico
Mountain Man Gourmet| Seasonings, Spices, Dips, Mac & Cheese Mixes & Rice | New Mexico
Nectar of the Vine | Gourmet Wine Frappe Mixes | New Mexico
New Mexico Sabor | Fresh Salsas | New Mexico
PastaMore Gourmet Foods | Flavored pastas, Olive Oils, Vinegars & Marinades | Colorado
Santa Fe Lavender | Lavender Bath & Body Products | New Mexico
Tularosa Pistachio Groves | Seasoned & Roasted Pistachios | New Mexico

We will have a fabulous area for the kiddos to explore their creativity! Visit the Kids' Creation Station where our team will assist the young-at-heart in creating free holiday-themed art projects to take home from the festival. We also have kid-centric entertainment attractions! Pink Elephant Magic Show Saturday, November 30th: 12:45pm Recycle Man Sunday, December 1st: 12:45pm