Rio Grande Arts & Crafts Holiday Festival
NOVEMBER 24, 25, 26, 2023 | @ EXPO FAIRGROUNDS | ALBUQUERQUE, NM
Don’t miss the top-ranking Holiday art festival in the Southwest region!
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 is consistently one of the top to-do’s when it comes to New Mexico’s Thanksgiving Weekend traditions!
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!
FOOD & DRINK
Shop gifts that everyone will love – FOOD! Grab some salsa, 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.
PLAN YOUR VISIT & GET TICKETS
November 24, 25, 26, 2023
Thanksgiving Weekend! Friday – Sunday
Friday: 10 am – 5 pm
Saturday 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday 10 am – 4 pm
- $10 Day Pass – Purchase Here!
- $9 Senior 65+ & Military Day Pass (available at the door with ID)
- $15 Festival Pass – admission to all show days of the Holiday Show. Purchase Here!
Children 12 & under are FREE!
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 show.
Parking & Accessibility:
There is a fee for parking at Expo New Mexico. Parking lot shuttles run throughout the grounds all weekend long. This event is fully handicapped accessible.
Service animals only.
ENTERTAINMENT & MORE
Local musicians light up both halls of the event all day long! View performance schedule here.
Festive facepainting available for kids on Saturday & Sunday 10:30-2:30!
Browse Holiday Show Artist Gallery
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GET $1 OFF COUPON
Discount available at the door with coupon. For online ticket purchases, use coupon code DOLLAROFF