National Fiery Foods and Barbecue Show
The grilling seaons begins in March with this show. You will have a terrific time at the show tasting new product and buying them if they enjoy them. There are cooking demonstrations by top chefs, cookbook signings by noted authors, plus many nonfood items such as clothing and other chile pepper memorabilia.
Gathering of Nations Pow Wow
In April Native American Indian / indigenous culture comes alive at the Gathering of Nations Pow Wow, Indian Traders Market, and the crowning of Miss Indian World at the University of New Mexico Arena, the "PIT", in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
Albuquerque Wine Festival
In May join the party at Balloon Fiesta Park for a wine festival extraordinaire. Browse through handcrafted art, listen to upbeat music and sample wines form around the Land of Enchantment. Don't miss out on all of the great summer foods. Find out what the New Mexico wine industry has to offer during this three-day festival.
Festival Flamenco Internacional de Albuquerque
In June every year the sounds and sights of flamenco fill the air with performances and ga workshops by internationally known artists. For more information about the festival, visit the National Institute of Flamenco web site.
End of Trail: Wild West Jubilee and Cowboy Action Shooting World Championships
The Nation's oldest and largest Cowboy Action Shooting competition and Wild West festival happens every June. End of Traildraws more than 1000 authentically dressed competitors from around the world to vie for the World Championship of Cowboy Action Shooting. A western United States tradition dedicated to preserving the history of the Old West, End of Trail is a celebration of the Old West Cowboy lifestyle, surrounded by a four-day festival open to the public and featuring traditional entertainment and activities.
Mariachi Spectacular Showcase
During the Annual Spectacular in July, Mariachi gorups from several locations in New Mexico and Texas perform and compete in a variety of events. Workshops with instructors from around the world take place throughout the festvial.
NM State Fair
Milk goats and arm wrestle your way through the month of September in sunny Albuquerque during the 121-year-old New Mexico State state fair.
International Balloon Fiesta
Witness hundreds of colorful hot air balloons take to our vibrant blue skies all at once during the 9-day International Balloon Fiesta in October.