New Mexico State Fair 2017

Venue: At Expo New Mexico in Albuquerque.

Date: The fair is scheduled to run from Thursday, September 7th to September 17th, 2017.

The New Mexico State Fair is one of the big annual state fair in U.S.A. held in the city of Albuquerque, New Mexico. This sate fair might last for 17 days in September at Expo New Mexico formerly known as the New Mexico State Fairgrounds.

New Mexico State Fair Events

The events peculiar to this New Mexico Fair are

  • Concerts
  • Competitions
  • Rodeos
  • Carnival Rides
  • Games
  • Farm Animals
  • Horses
  • Agriculture
  • Art

The fair is an occasion to showcase the state's rich Spanish and Native American heritage and culture. There will be numerous cooking and gardening competitions and concerts held. The ticket price for the New Mexico State Fair ranges from $7-13, though for children under 5 years old it’s free.

New Mexico State Fair History

The first New Mexico State Fair was in 1881which lasted for five days. In spite of the gloom of the rainy weather, the first fair could attract a huge crowd. Though this fair started long after the establishment of most of the other state fairs, it became very popular unlike other fairs. Crowd pleasing trapeze artists and other daredevil acts such as parachute jumpers were part of this event till date. The fair gradually earned the reputation of being one of the greatest annual events in the Southwest. Now, the New Mexico State Fair is a 17 day fair held in September at Expo New Mexico in Albuquerque.