Find the Perfect Gift at These Albuquerque Holiday Markets

With Halloween behind us, the holiday season is just around the corner. So now is a great time to ge thee jump on your holiday shopping. And what better way to find the perfect gift than at Albuquerque’s holiday shows? Here are a few upcoming holiday gift events to look plan for starting this weekend!

Autumn Arts & Crafts Show

Sat, Nov 4, 10 AM – 3 PM

Rio Rancho Regional Chamber of Commerce
4201 Crestview Dr SE, Rio Rancho, NM

Looking for that unique “handmade in New Mexico” gift for a party or the holiday gift giving time? Have an anniversary or birthday coming up? Shop 25 local juried artists and food trucks at the Annual VACG FALL HOLIDAY ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW, Saturday, November 4, 2023; 10 am – 3 pm at the Rio Rancho Regional Chamber of Commerce building, 4201 Crestview DR SE Rio Rancho, NM 87124 (South Corner of Target on 528). FREE entry

The Art of Gifting

Sat, Nov 11, 10 AM – 4 PM

UNM Continuing Education
1634 University Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM

Discover a fun holiday experience and find one-of-a-kind, locally handmade gifts from New Mexico artists and vendors. By supporting our local creatives and small businesses, you not only contribute to our community and economy, but also create a more personalized gift giving experience this holiday season.

In addition to the over 100 local artists vendors, there will be unique and fun workshops onsite so you can make your own crafts.

• Free entrance
• Gift making workshops
• Free and easy parking
• Convenient location
• Wide variety of artists
• Over 100+ local vendors
• Food trucks

23rd Annual Rio Grande Arts & Crafts Festival

Sat, Nov 25 | 10 AM – 5 PM

Flea Market at Expo New Mexico
6699 Domingo Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM

The 23rd Annual Rio Grande Holiday Show is a beloved event in Albuquerque, drawing attendees year after year. With 190 artists and craftsmen showcasing their work, live music performances, and a variety of festive food options, there is something for everyone to enjoy. This three-day event begins on November 24th, Friday, at 10am and runs through Sunday the 26th. It is the perfect opportunity to get into the holiday spirit while finding unique gifts for your loved ones.

The Holiday Market at the Rail Yards

Dec 9th-10th | 10a-4p

The Holiday Market at the Rail Yards in Albuquerque is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. This event promotes local businesses and encourages a safe shopping experience during the holiday season. Attendees can expect a wide variety of vendors offering delicious homemade food and high-quality handmade crafts. This year marks the 9th annual Holiday Market, which has become a beloved tradition for Albuquerque residents who value supporting local businesses and embracing the spirit of giving.

The event brings food, art, and music together for the Holidays. Sample New Mexico’s finest cuisine, peruse all the local gifts, and give back to your community at our Donation Station.

Holly Days Craft Fair

Sat, Nov 4, 9 AM – 3 PM

Grace Church
6901 San Antonio Dr NE, Albuquerque, NM

Over 100 vendors of handmade crafts, plus music and food for a 2-day extravaganza to kick off the holiday gift shopping season!


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