Since 1938 the New Mexico State Fair has been a favorite gathering place for New Mexicans to celebrate local food, competition, culture, creativity and our rich agricultural heritage. Located just five miles east of downtown Albuquerque at EXPO NM, the New Mexico State Fair has consistently been in the top 5 ranked fairs in the nation based on affordability, programming and weather. The New Mexico State Fair is the Biggest Show in New Mexico, attracting over 500,000 annual attendees. The 2021 New Mexico State Fair will be held September 9th-19th.
*Individuals eligible for the vaccine must show adequate proof of vaccination to enter the grounds of the New Mexico State Fair from Sept. 9-19, 2021.