Ten days is barely enough time to pack in all the fun of the New Mexico State Fair. Photograph by NMTD.
Tune up for two great music fests.
September 9 – 11, 2021
With two big dance floors set near the stage and pod-seating for one to six at Kit Carson Park, the 19th annual festival in Taos encourages you to scoot your boots with about 20 acts over three days. Don’t miss: Powerhouse storyteller James McMurtry arrives fresh off the August 20 release of The Horses and the Hounds, his new album.
September 23 – 26, 2021
The four-day event features about a dozen national and emerging acts and an artisan Miner’s Market in the mountain town of Red River. Don’t miss: Junior Brown brings his twangy country wit and double-necked “Guit-Steel” guitar, which combines a traditional and a steel guitar, to the Motherlode Saloon on Saturday at 9:30 p.m.
OTHER CAN'T MISS EVENTS
September 4 – 5, 2021
September 9 – 19, 2021
Ten days is barely enough time to pack in all the fun of the fair’s Main Street Days (9/13 brings the Green Chile Cheeseburger Challenge), the state’s largest rodeo, 25-plus concerts, livestock shows, food contests, and more.
September 16 – 19, 2021
Whether you love birding, geology, or fly-fishing, the 17th annual celebration in and around Silver City provides a chance to reconnect with the waterway through guided field trips and workshops.
September 17 – 19, 2021