Rio Grande Arts & Crafts Festival: Balloon Fiesta Show
Every October shoppers from all over the world converge on the signature “big white tent” of the Rio Grande Arts & Crafts Festival. Framed by the colorful mass ascensions of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, this top-notch juried show features the work of 200 fine artists and craftspeople from throughout the US in a completely unique, world-class art environment. Shoppers are captivated by artist demonstrations, fun kid’s activities, live local music and festive foods in our shaded outdoor pavilion. Don’t miss one of New Mexico’s best loved annual events! Held the first 2 weekends in October - apply for one weekend or both!