What is it that makes an event New Mexico True? These special events highlight the very best of New Mexico’s unique culture and heritage.
The New Mexico Tourism Department is partnering with EXPO New Mexico for the first-ever New Mexico True Fest, a showcase for authentic New Mexico products, food and entertainment, on Labor Day weekend, September 3-4.
New Mexico is a haven for the unexpected. A place for those who seek to follow their own path. It’s an attitude. A way of life. It’s adventure in its truest form – from culture to art to cuisine and everything in between – just waiting for you to seize it.
The call of the trail is easy to answer in a state that ranks sixth in the country for public lands, and where uncrowded tracks lie within minutes of even the largest cities. The terrain varies, climbing from high desert to alpine, sometimes in one hike.
New Mexico will capture your heart, soul – and stomach!
Today’s Native American communities share their culture with visitors through tours of ancestral sites; ceremonial dances, feast days, and powwows; vibrant visual art, including painting, weaving, pottery and jewelry.
Rooted in Native American and old-world flavors, New Mexico’s culinary treasures are a result of centuries of cultural tradition enlivened with the occasional modern twist. Pack an appetite – the most distinctive cuisine in the Southwest awaits.
Albuquerque is the state’s largest city, and has many of the expected “big city” attributes. But what it has most is character, and that is reflected well in the mix of urban amenities with rural relaxation.
Eveli Sabatie was road-tripping from San Francisco when master jeweler Charles Loloma took her on as an apprentice. Together they would reimagine what Southwestern jewelry could be. Ellen Berkovitch has the story.
A legendary fly-fishing guide faces down the years in the waters that have been his salvation. John Muller wades in and tells the story.
With big summer festivals, concerts by national headliners, and a vibrant local scene, Taos is making noise as music town.