Featured Events Spotlight

August 21-24, 2014
Are you ready to rumbaaaaaaa? The Albuquerque Latin Dance Festival is a four-day celebration of various styles of Latin dancing, featuring events at multiple locations around the city including the National Hispanic Cultural Center. The event offers every subset of salsa and Latin dance styles for the absolute beginner to the advanced dancer. Whether you tak...
September 5-7, 2014
This fun, three-day event will be jam-packed with family pleasing activities, delicious eats, and live music all taking place on Wagner’s beautiful chile farm in sunny Los Lunas. With the heavenly aroma of chile roasting in the air, enjoy agricultural entertainment like a corn maze,u-pick gardens, a petting zoo, pony rides, and hayride tours out to the produ...
September 13, 2014
Join in on this celebration of all things salsa. The annual Old Town Salsa Fiesta features salsa bands and dancers on the gazebo and throughout Old Town, kids’ activities and crafts and the Best Homemade Salsa contest. Competitors make their salsa on the spot in front of everyone, and attendees get to taste and cast their votes for the winners.
June 7-August 30, 2014
516 ARTS and partners will host Digital Latin America, an outgrowth of the Latin American Forum for the award-winning International Symposium of Electronic Arts (ISEA2012) produced by 516 ARTS last fall. It will explore the North/South axis of cultural development and exchange between South America, Central America and the Southwest United States. Connecting...
October 4-12, 2014
The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is a world-renowned attraction and destination for kids of all ages. For more than three decades, the first week in October brings the smell of roasting chiles and the beautiful, magical moving picture show of hot air balloons sailing silently through the crisp fall air. Guests from all over the world come to Albu...
October 11, 2014
Back by popular demand, the Music Fiesta will feature four separate performances after the morning Mass Ascension and before the evening Night Magic Glow. This years headliner Josh Turner is one of country music's most recognizable faces with numerous CMA, ACM and Grammy Award nominations. After the concert, enjoy the Night Magic Balloon Glow and the AfterGl...
Daily Highlighted Events
We are fortunate in Albuquerque to have a plethora of events taking place here each year. In fact, there are so many things to do in our city, we decided to highlight one event each day for the next 365 days. The effort is called #365DaysOfEvents, and we welcome you to follow along.

 

 

Event Details
  • Through November 2, 2014
  • Time: 9am-3pm
  • Recurrence: Every Sunday
  • Admission: Free

  • Location: Blacksmith Shop at the Albuquerque Rail Yard in Barelas

  • 800 1st Street SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-203-6200

  • http://www.railyardsmarket.org

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.

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 

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