New Mexico offers plenty of reasons to celebrate, from a chile fest to an alien bash to a duck race. The most unique events involve New Mexico's unique cultural heritage, such as SWAIA's Indian Market and The Traditional and Contemporary Spanish Markets held on Santa Fe's historic plaza, There are Native American dances at the pueblos. And fiestas held on town plazas throughout the state. Of course, the region's most picturesque event, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, fills the sky with unforgettable beauty.
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