New Mexico Events and Festivals
New Mexico offers great events and festivals throughout 2013. Check out all of the events here.
New Mexico Events 2013
June Festivals and Events in New Mexico
June 7-8, 2013 River & Brews Blues Fest – Red River, New Mexico
Enjoy fantastic blues music, tasty BBQ and thirst quenching brews. The gorgeous venue for the event is nestled at the base of the Red River Ski Area.
June 15-16, 2013 10th Annual Fine Art & Wine Festival – Red River, New Mexico
This event features both silent and live auctions, fine art, pottery, photography, wine sampling, a progressive wine dinner, and live music.
June 28-29, 2013 Smokin’ on the Pecos – Artesia, New Mexico
New Mexico State BBQ Championship. Kansas City BBQ Society sanctioned team competition for the serious competitor, Kids’ Q, and Backyard BBQ categories, as well as entertainment, crafts exhibits, Roughstock Challenge mini rodeo for kids, and NM Centennial Shootout cowboy mounted shooting competition.
July Festivals and Events in New Mexico
JULY 4, 2013 – There are so many events on this day that they are too numerous to list. Virtually every community in the U.S. has a 4th of July celebration.
July 5-7, 2013 10th Annual Pork & Brew State BBQ Championship
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
Come out and enjoy this terrific family friendly event with live entertainment, arts and crafts, fun jumps, magic show, and of course plenty of award winning BBQ. Pork & Brew is a fully sanctioned Kansas City BBQ Society event and is one of the top 10 events on the Society calendar. With more than 20,000 in attendance last year, it has become one of the largest events in New Mexico.
August Festivals and Events in New Mexico
September Festivals and Events in New Mexico
October Festivals and Events in New Mexico
October 13, 2013 Local Food Festival and Field Day – Albuquerque, New Mexico
A celebration of food from the ground up, highlighting local food and agriculture in our region. The festival is organized by the MRCOG Agriculture Collaborative in partnership with a variety of local groups and organizations. The Food Festival will serve as the launch for Local Food Week, an event sponsored by Edible Santa Fe, Albuquerque, Taos. This means that the festival will be followed by a week of local food-related activities. – Workshops and lectures about canning and other food preservation techniques, gardening/farming, seed saving, curanderismo (folk healing), New Mexico’s farming history and culture, and more! – Music, tastings, readings, and activities for kids
November Festivals and Events in New Mexico
November 28, 2013 Thanksgiving Day – Nationwide
All StatesThere are so many events on Thanksgiving Day they are to numerous to list. (4th Thursday in November).
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