13 Fun Events in September in New Mexico
Summer is on its way out, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t still a lot of fun to be had! There are plenty of fun events in September in New Mexico, so start making your plans today!
1 Fiesta de Santa Fe in September in New Mexico
For more than 300 years, Santa Fe has celebrated the reoccupation of the city by Don Diego De Vargas in 1692. Fiesta de Santa Fe is actually the oldest civic celebration in the whole United States! It starts on September 1, 2017, with the Burning of Zozobra from 2pm to 11pm. The following day will see Fiesta Fine Arts and Crafts Market for Labor Day Weekend. The festival lasts until September 10, with lots of fun activities and events.
2 Hatch Valley Chile Festival in September in New Mexico
Who doesn’t want to celebrate chile in New Mexico? Labor Day weekend, on September 2nd and 3rd, you can celebrate chile, participate in contests, enjoy a chile carnival, and get (and sample) chile recipes in Hatch, New Mexico. It’s a great way to start September in New Mexico.
3 New Mexico State Fair in September in New Mexico
The New Mexico State Fair starts on September 7th in Albuquerque and goes all the way to the 17th. There will be a large parade, lots of great food, horse and livestock shows, and concerts.
4 Old Town Salsa Fiesta in September in New Mexico
Another Albuquerque event in September is going to be the Old Town Salsa Fiesta on the 9th. It’s been a fun and exciting event for lovers of salsa and salsa dancing for more than a decade.
5 Santa Fe Renaissance Fair in September in New Mexico
Enjoy the ‘Renaissance Festival with a Spanish Flair’ at the Santa Fe Renaissance Fair! The event will include games, belly dancing, sword fighting, and lots of live entertainment. It starts in Santa Fe, New Mexico, at 10am on September 16th and continues into the 17th.
6 Pojoaque River Art Tour in September in New Mexico
Another event taking place in September in New Mexico on the 16th and 17th is the annual Pojoaque River Art Tour in Jaconita, New Mexico. It is a river tour with 16 stops along the way to see the cultural art of over 20 different artists. There will also be a silent auction.
7 Taos Ski Valley Oktoberfest in September in New Mexico
If you’re going to be closer to Taos, New Mexico on the 16th and 17th, then you can enjoy September in New Mexico at the Taos Ski Valley Oktoberfest. It is free and will include lots of German food, beer, music, and contests!
8 Gila River Festival in September in New Mexico
The Gila River Festival will take place from September 21st to 24th in Sliver City. It’s a great opportunity to learn about native medicine, plants, and foods near the Gila River.
9 Globalquerque in September in New Mexico
Globalquerque is an exciting festival in Albuquerque that takes place on the 22nd and 23rd of September. You can celebrate culture, art, crafts, food, and music at the National Hispanic Cultural Center.
10 Taos Fall Arts Festival in September in New Mexico
You can experience the oldest of art festivals in Taos, New Mexico from September 22nd to October 1st. There will be hundreds of artists from the county, plenty of demonstrations, a film festival, and a youth art show. You are sure to be inspired by this event.
11 Santa Fe Wine and Chile Festival in September in New Mexico
The Santa Fe Wine and Chile Festival will take place between September 27th and October 1st. It’s going to include cooking demonstrations and tastings, wine seminars, and some sports activities, too.
12 Corrales Harvest Festival in September in New Mexico
As September comes to an end, you’ll be able to enjoy the Corrales Harvest Festival in Corrales, New Mexico. It starts on September 30th and ends on October 1st. It will include a pet parade, music and dancing, and a fun run. The proceeds of the event will go towards children’s programs.
13 Harvest Festival at El Rancho de Las Golongdrinas
Those closer to Santa Fe on September 30th and October 1st can enjoy the Harvest Festival at El Rancho de Las Golongdrinas. There will be tortilla making and a grape stomp among other activities.
Let us know what you’re doing in September in New Mexico!