Mark Your Calendar: New Mexico State Fair, Sep. 12-23

The New Mexico State Fair in Albuquerque remains one of the largest fairs in the nation, with PRCA rodeo and nationally known country-western recording stars, and the Indian and Spanish villages – everything and anything for fantastic family fun!

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Dates to Remember:

  • Tuesday, September 11: Arts Preview Night @ 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, September 12: Opening Day—carnival, exhibits, livestock shows, etc. open at 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 13: First Full Day—carnival, exhibits, livestock shows, etc. open at 9 a.m.
  • Friday, September 14: International Indian Final Rodeo begins at Tingley Coliseum, 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 15: Annual State Fair Parade Leaves the Fairgrounds at 8:30 a.m. (heading east on Central to Eubank); International Indian Final Rodeo continues at Tingley Coliseum, 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, September 16: International Indian Final Rodeo final run at Tingley Coliseum, 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, September 18: PRCA Rodeo and State Fair Concert Series begins at Tingley Coliseum, 7 p.m., runs through Sunday, September 23 (see Rodeo Concert Entertainment for details)
  • Sunday, September 23: Closing Day

General Parking will be FREE throughout the run of the Fair!