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CALENDAR

May
4
Sat
Los Ranchos Growers’ and Art Markets @ Los Ranchos Growers' Market & Art Market
May 4 – Nov 9 all-day

Los Ranchos Growers’ and Art Markets

Regular Season, May 4 – November 9, 2019

Winter Markets: 2nd Saturday of the month, Dec – April, 10 am – noon 

Market Tables Note:  Lots of fresh local produce and products!

Carrots, leeks, apples, beets, Jerusalem artichokes, radishes, turnips, assorted greens, onions, garlic, seasonal plants, eggs, jams/jellies, various pastries (regular and gluten free), honey, local products, burritos, popcorn, hot coffee, and more!

Artists

The Los Ranchos Art Market is a wonderful place to find creative and unique products handcrafted by New Mexico artists.  Available products include jewelry in various styles and materials, pottery, glass mosaics, wooden home accessories, crocheted hats, toys, and other goodies, wind chimes, soap and other personal care products, quilts and other fabric creations, leather products, batik t-shirts, photographs, wall art in various styles and mediums, metal products, tie dyed wearables, upcycled furniture, pet products, knives, and candles.  There is always something new to discover!

Oct
12
Sat
Rio Grande Arts and Crafts Festival @ Sandia Resort & Casino
Oct 12 – Oct 14 all-day

This juried show features the work of 200 fine artists and craftspeople from throughout the U.S., offering tourists and residents a unique, world-class art experience. The huge white tent rises alongside the PGA-level golf course of Sandia Resort & Casino – with views of the hot air balloons in the mornings! In addition to the artwork, attendees enjoy live music, signature cocktails, a culinary market, kids’ activities, and food trucks!

TIMES
Event Date : Saturday, October 5th, 10:00am – 05:00pm
Event Date : Sunday, October 6th, 10:00am – 05:00pm
Event Date : Friday, October 11th, 10:00am – 05:00pm
Event Date : Saturday, October 12th, 10:00am – 05:00pm
Event Date : Sunday, October 13th, 10:00am – 05:00pm
WEBSITE

http://www.riograndefestivals.com/festival/

HOURS

Fridays: 9am–5pm

Saturdays: 9am–5pm

Sundays: 9am–5pm

ONE-DAY PASS $10

Kids under 12 FREE

FESTIVAL PASS $16

(Admission for all 6 days)

GRANDE PASS $25

(Unlimited Admission AND FREE PARKING at our shows at Expo New Mexico.)

PARKING

FREE COVERED PARKING. (Where? Click here.) HANDICAPPED PARKING is adjacent to the tent as well as in the parking garage.  There are also parking shuttles provided by the resort.  The festival is on flat astroturf and is fully accessible.  

Oct
13
Sun
Rio Grande Arts and Crafts Festival @ Sandia Resort & Casino
Oct 13 – Oct 15 all-day

This juried show features the work of 200 fine artists and craftspeople from throughout the U.S., offering tourists and residents a unique, world-class art experience. The huge white tent rises alongside the PGA-level golf course of Sandia Resort & Casino – with views of the hot air balloons in the mornings! In addition to the artwork, attendees enjoy live music, signature cocktails, a culinary market, kids’ activities, and food trucks!

TIMES
Event Date : Saturday, October 5th, 10:00am – 05:00pm
Event Date : Sunday, October 6th, 10:00am – 05:00pm
Event Date : Friday, October 11th, 10:00am – 05:00pm
Event Date : Saturday, October 12th, 10:00am – 05:00pm
Event Date : Sunday, October 13th, 10:00am – 05:00pm
WEBSITE

http://www.riograndefestivals.com/festival/

HOURS

Fridays: 9am–5pm

Saturdays: 9am–5pm

Sundays: 9am–5pm

ONE-DAY PASS $10

Kids under 12 FREE

FESTIVAL PASS $16

(Admission for all 6 days)

GRANDE PASS $25

(Unlimited Admission AND FREE PARKING at our shows at Expo New Mexico.)

PARKING

FREE COVERED PARKING. (Where? Click here.) HANDICAPPED PARKING is adjacent to the tent as well as in the parking garage.  There are also parking shuttles provided by the resort.  The festival is on flat astroturf and is fully accessible.  

Oct
16
Wed
Farmers & Crafts Market of Las Cruces @ Main Street
Oct 16 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm

Morning Markets

Open Saturday and Wednesdays from 8:30 am to 1 pm. 

Explore the bustling atmosphere along 7 city blocks along Main Street Las Cruces, filled with live music,  and wide variety of local along Fresh locally grown produce, farm raised meat, fresh breads, pastries, coffee, and live music fill the air along 7 city blocks of  Downtown on Main Street, with nearly 300 local merchants and goods

MORNING

MARKETS

Saturday & Wednesday

8:30 am to 1pm

[ Downtown ]

Main Street, 7 City Blocks (Sat)

Plaza de Las Cruces (Wed)

Oct
18
Fri
Friday Night 5th Street Market @ La Luna Cafe
Oct 18 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Friday Night 5th Street Market features your favorite local growers, artisans, musicians in New Mexico’s newest Farmers Market. Enjoy your favorite adult beverages including local craft beer, and wine while you enjoy our indoor/outdoor market. Located on the grounds of La Luna Bakery & Cafe.

Every week we will feature live music, courtesy of OE Solar, Healthy Food Discount Program, courtesy of La Luna Bakery & Cafe and our Education Station designed to keep the kiddos having fun while learning!! The Education Station is brought to you by ABQ Barkeeps!

 

Due to our extensive network of top music acts such as Reviva, The Riddims and Keith Sanchez & the Moon Thieves, to mention a few, you can enjoy amazing music while you shop from your friends and neighbors and enjoy the beautiful Albuquerque Spring/Summer/Fall weather.

Oct
19
Sat
Downtown Albuquerque Growers’ Market @ Robinson Park
Oct 19 @ 7:00 am – 4:00 pm

About Us

Mission Statement 
The Downtown Growers’ Market’s mission is to support and promote local agriculture, small business development and community engagement in order to better the economics, health, wellbeing and education of New Mexico residents and visitors.We’re located in historic Robinson ParkThe Downtown Growers’ Market is run by the DowntownABQ Main Street Initiative. The Market began in 1996, and continues to grow exponentially thanks to our vibrant community. The market is home to over 60 New Mexican growers offering the highest quality produce available in Albuquerque, along with a wide array of talented local artists and a delicious mix of prepared food artisans.Every week we feature a live band, yoga at 8:45am, community nonprofits, a bike valet service, and lots of community spirit! All are welcome! We accept EBT/SNAP funds {which we’ll double for you!}, that can be processed at our Information Booth, as well as WIC and Senior checks. Also, if you forgot cash- we got you covered! Visit the Info Booth on the east end of the park to learn how you can use your debit card to acquire market tokens.

Green Initiatives


We’re SOLAR POWERED. Positive Energy Solar provides electricity for our band and Java Joe’s espresso machine.

​BIKE to the market! Our neighbors at the Raynold’s Neighborhood Association provide a Bike Valet Service every Saturday starting May 5th. Bike to the market, leave your bike with them, and enjoy a stroll!

We have compost and recycling at Market in an effort to produce no waste. We are looking for volunteers to help with this program. If you are interested, please contact us below.

Expo New Mexico Flea Market @ EXPO New Mexico
Oct 19 @ 7:00 am – 3:00 pm
BUYING? SELLING? Join the fun at New Mexico’s largest open air market! We are located in Albuquerque at Expo New Mexico Fairgrounds on Central Avenue west of Louisiana Boulevard.
Thousands of people come every Saturday and Sunday. People are buying and selling just about anything and everything you can imagine–old, new, unique, tried and true.
If you have any questions regarding the Flea Market please call
505-319-2849
Hours: Saturday & Sunday 7:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
weather permitting
Farmers & Crafts Market of Las Cruces @ Main Street
Oct 19 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm

Morning Markets

Open Saturday and Wednesdays from 8:30 am to 1 pm. 

Explore the bustling atmosphere along 7 city blocks along Main Street Las Cruces, filled with live music,  and wide variety of local along Fresh locally grown produce, farm raised meat, fresh breads, pastries, coffee, and live music fill the air along 7 city blocks of  Downtown on Main Street, with nearly 300 local merchants and goods

MORNING

MARKETS

Saturday & Wednesday

8:30 am to 1pm

[ Downtown ]

Main Street, 7 City Blocks (Sat)

Plaza de Las Cruces (Wed)

High Desert Fine Art Festival @ Farmington Civic Center
Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

 

The High Desert Fine Art Festival is open to the public and features 20 to 30 of the best artists of the Four Corners area working in various categories and mediums. The show is an indoor event at the Farmington Civic Center in Farmington, New Mexico.

Come meet the artists and have the opportunity to purchase fine, quality art directly from the artist at very reasonable prices. This event is sponsored by the Northwest New Mexico Arts Council. For information call 505-716-6057.

Oct
20
Sun
Expo New Mexico Flea Market @ EXPO New Mexico
Oct 20 @ 7:00 am – 3:00 pm
BUYING? SELLING? Join the fun at New Mexico’s largest open air market! We are located in Albuquerque at Expo New Mexico Fairgrounds on Central Avenue west of Louisiana Boulevard.
Thousands of people come every Saturday and Sunday. People are buying and selling just about anything and everything you can imagine–old, new, unique, tried and true.
If you have any questions regarding the Flea Market please call
505-319-2849
Hours: Saturday & Sunday 7:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
weather permitting
Rail Yards Market @ Albuquerque Rail Yards - Blacksmith Shop
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

RAIL YARDS MARKET
Come to the Rail Yards Market every Sunday for food, art, music and community. Set in Downtown Albuquerque’s Rail Yards enjoy local artisans, growers and musicians. For an inside look at the market, check out this blog post.

The Rail Yards Market’s mission is to celebrate the cuisine, culture, and art of Albuquerque and the State of New Mexico. Our commitment is to:
• Preserve the legacy of an historic downtown neighborhood.
• Gather the city’s many communities around a shared space.
• Nurture the next generation of local entrepreneurs.
• Create a dynamic hub for Albuquerque’s agricultural and artisanal
communities.
• Promote tourism by providing Albuquerque with a must-see
destination in the heart of downtown.
• Demonstrate one of many potential uses for the Rail Yards site.
• Promote the knowledge and preservation of New Mexico’s heirloom
crop varieties

Event Details

Time: 10am-2pm
Recurrence: Every Sunday
Admission: Free

Location: Blacksmith Shop at the Albuquerque Rail Yard in Barelas

777 1st Street SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 505-600-1109

Oct
23
Wed
Farmers & Crafts Market of Las Cruces @ Main Street
Oct 23 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm

Morning Markets

Open Saturday and Wednesdays from 8:30 am to 1 pm. 

Explore the bustling atmosphere along 7 city blocks along Main Street Las Cruces, filled with live music,  and wide variety of local along Fresh locally grown produce, farm raised meat, fresh breads, pastries, coffee, and live music fill the air along 7 city blocks of  Downtown on Main Street, with nearly 300 local merchants and goods

MORNING

MARKETS

Saturday & Wednesday

8:30 am to 1pm

[ Downtown ]

Main Street, 7 City Blocks (Sat)

Plaza de Las Cruces (Wed)

Oct
25
Fri
Friday Night 5th Street Market @ La Luna Cafe
Oct 25 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Friday Night 5th Street Market features your favorite local growers, artisans, musicians in New Mexico’s newest Farmers Market. Enjoy your favorite adult beverages including local craft beer, and wine while you enjoy our indoor/outdoor market. Located on the grounds of La Luna Bakery & Cafe.

Every week we will feature live music, courtesy of OE Solar, Healthy Food Discount Program, courtesy of La Luna Bakery & Cafe and our Education Station designed to keep the kiddos having fun while learning!! The Education Station is brought to you by ABQ Barkeeps!

 

Due to our extensive network of top music acts such as Reviva, The Riddims and Keith Sanchez & the Moon Thieves, to mention a few, you can enjoy amazing music while you shop from your friends and neighbors and enjoy the beautiful Albuquerque Spring/Summer/Fall weather.

Oct
26
Sat
Downtown Albuquerque Growers’ Market @ Robinson Park
Oct 26 @ 7:00 am – 4:00 pm

About Us

Mission Statement 
The Downtown Growers’ Market’s mission is to support and promote local agriculture, small business development and community engagement in order to better the economics, health, wellbeing and education of New Mexico residents and visitors.We’re located in historic Robinson ParkThe Downtown Growers’ Market is run by the DowntownABQ Main Street Initiative. The Market began in 1996, and continues to grow exponentially thanks to our vibrant community. The market is home to over 60 New Mexican growers offering the highest quality produce available in Albuquerque, along with a wide array of talented local artists and a delicious mix of prepared food artisans.Every week we feature a live band, yoga at 8:45am, community nonprofits, a bike valet service, and lots of community spirit! All are welcome! We accept EBT/SNAP funds {which we’ll double for you!}, that can be processed at our Information Booth, as well as WIC and Senior checks. Also, if you forgot cash- we got you covered! Visit the Info Booth on the east end of the park to learn how you can use your debit card to acquire market tokens.

Green Initiatives


We’re SOLAR POWERED. Positive Energy Solar provides electricity for our band and Java Joe’s espresso machine.

​BIKE to the market! Our neighbors at the Raynold’s Neighborhood Association provide a Bike Valet Service every Saturday starting May 5th. Bike to the market, leave your bike with them, and enjoy a stroll!

We have compost and recycling at Market in an effort to produce no waste. We are looking for volunteers to help with this program. If you are interested, please contact us below.

Expo New Mexico Flea Market @ EXPO New Mexico
Oct 26 @ 7:00 am – 3:00 pm
BUYING? SELLING? Join the fun at New Mexico’s largest open air market! We are located in Albuquerque at Expo New Mexico Fairgrounds on Central Avenue west of Louisiana Boulevard.
Thousands of people come every Saturday and Sunday. People are buying and selling just about anything and everything you can imagine–old, new, unique, tried and true.
If you have any questions regarding the Flea Market please call
505-319-2849
Hours: Saturday & Sunday 7:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
weather permitting
Farmers & Crafts Market of Las Cruces @ Main Street
Oct 26 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm

Morning Markets

Open Saturday and Wednesdays from 8:30 am to 1 pm. 

Explore the bustling atmosphere along 7 city blocks along Main Street Las Cruces, filled with live music,  and wide variety of local along Fresh locally grown produce, farm raised meat, fresh breads, pastries, coffee, and live music fill the air along 7 city blocks of  Downtown on Main Street, with nearly 300 local merchants and goods

MORNING

MARKETS

Saturday & Wednesday

8:30 am to 1pm

[ Downtown ]

Main Street, 7 City Blocks (Sat)

Plaza de Las Cruces (Wed)

Oct
27
Sun
Expo New Mexico Flea Market @ EXPO New Mexico
Oct 27 @ 7:00 am – 3:00 pm
BUYING? SELLING? Join the fun at New Mexico’s largest open air market! We are located in Albuquerque at Expo New Mexico Fairgrounds on Central Avenue west of Louisiana Boulevard.
Thousands of people come every Saturday and Sunday. People are buying and selling just about anything and everything you can imagine–old, new, unique, tried and true.
If you have any questions regarding the Flea Market please call
505-319-2849
Hours: Saturday & Sunday 7:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
weather permitting
Rail Yards Market @ Albuquerque Rail Yards - Blacksmith Shop
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

RAIL YARDS MARKET
Come to the Rail Yards Market every Sunday for food, art, music and community. Set in Downtown Albuquerque’s Rail Yards enjoy local artisans, growers and musicians. For an inside look at the market, check out this blog post.

The Rail Yards Market’s mission is to celebrate the cuisine, culture, and art of Albuquerque and the State of New Mexico. Our commitment is to:
• Preserve the legacy of an historic downtown neighborhood.
• Gather the city’s many communities around a shared space.
• Nurture the next generation of local entrepreneurs.
• Create a dynamic hub for Albuquerque’s agricultural and artisanal
communities.
• Promote tourism by providing Albuquerque with a must-see
destination in the heart of downtown.
• Demonstrate one of many potential uses for the Rail Yards site.
• Promote the knowledge and preservation of New Mexico’s heirloom
crop varieties

Event Details

Time: 10am-2pm
Recurrence: Every Sunday
Admission: Free

Location: Blacksmith Shop at the Albuquerque Rail Yard in Barelas

777 1st Street SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 505-600-1109

Oct
30
Wed
Farmers & Crafts Market of Las Cruces @ Main Street
Oct 30 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm

Morning Markets

Open Saturday and Wednesdays from 8:30 am to 1 pm. 

Explore the bustling atmosphere along 7 city blocks along Main Street Las Cruces, filled with live music,  and wide variety of local along Fresh locally grown produce, farm raised meat, fresh breads, pastries, coffee, and live music fill the air along 7 city blocks of  Downtown on Main Street, with nearly 300 local merchants and goods

MORNING

MARKETS

Saturday & Wednesday

8:30 am to 1pm

[ Downtown ]

Main Street, 7 City Blocks (Sat)

Plaza de Las Cruces (Wed)

Nov
1
Fri
Albuquerque ARTScrawl – First Friday Citywide ARTScrawl
Nov 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Create Your ARTScrawl and ARTful Saturday Gallery Tours!

The Albuquerque First Friday ARTScrawl and ARTful Saturday are self-guided gallery walking tours that take place each month. We provide a listing of participating member galleries with details about their current shows and you use our listings and gallery map to plan your custom tour.

FIRST FRIDAY ARTSCRAWL
The citywide Albuquerque ARTScrawl occurs on the first Friday of every month.

ARTFUL SATURDAY
An Artful Saturday event takes place on the third Saturday of every month. The event rotates between Old Town, Route 66, and The Heights so check our listings for each month’s location!

SPECIAL EVENTS
Some of our members present events that don’t fall on the first Friday or third Saturday, we still want you to know about them! Our Special Events section includes our members’ non-ARTScrawl events.