Every October thousands of shoppers and collectors from all over the world attend the Rio Grande Arts and Crafts Festival, which coincides with Albuquerque’s International Balloon Fiesta. This juried show features the work of 200 fine artists and craftspeople from throughout the U.S., offering tourists and residents a unique, world-class art experience. The people of Albuquerque recognize the show by the landmark ‘Big White Tent’ – which is bigger than a football field! In addition to a fantastic artist lineup, the festival features great entertainment and music in the outdoor pavilion, a culinary arts tent with samples of New Mexican fare, artist demonstrations, a Kids’ Creation Station, great eats and more! Join us the first and second weekend in October, Friday-Sunday.
Rio Grande Arts & Crafts Festival Balloon Fiesta Show
- 30 Rainbow Road Ne
- Albuquerque, NM 87113
- "Big White Tent"
- ONE-DAY PASS $10Kids under 12 FREEFESTIVAL PASS $14 (Admission for all 6 days) GRANDE PASS $23 (Unlimited Admission AND FREE PARKING at our shows at Expo New Mexico.)