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General Information

What are EXPO New Mexico's hours of operation?

o Administrative Office Hours: Monday- Friday 8:00 am -5:00 pm
o Flea Market: Saturdays- Sundays opens at 7:00 am
o Hours for interim events vary – check events schedule at: http://www.exponm.com/events

When is the New Mexico State Fair?

The State Fair is September 7th- 17th, 2017. For more information about the State Fair go to: http://statefair.exponm.com/

What is the schedule for The Downs at Albuquerque Racetrack?

For the schedule go to: http://abqdowns.com/live-racing/

Is there transportation alternatives for getting to EXPO New Mexico and the State Fair?

o EXPO New Mexico has a partnership with UBER Ride, which provides first time users a discount by utilizing the codes EXPONM or NMSTATEFAIR
o ABQ Ride is a great option for getting to EXPO New Mexico, and you can view the schedule at https://www.cabq.gov/transit/bus-routes-and-schedules

Are you hiring?

For State Fair job opportunities view http://www.exponm.com/ starting in July and August.

Does the A.R.T. construction require alternate routes to EXPO New Mexico?

Not usually, but for information on the A.R.T. construction go to: http://www.brtabq.com/Updates

How can I become a vendor at the Flea Market and what are the rates?

For information about becoming a daily or reserve vendor at the Flea Market go to: http://www.exponm.com/p/market/289

I'm traveling from out of town, can you recommend a hotel n Albuquerque?

Please see out list of sponsored hotels at: http://statefair.exponm.com/p/about/284


How can I buy tickets to an event?

Ticket providers for individual events may vary. For information on events go to the event details on our online calendar. http://www.exponm.com/events

When is Gathering of the Nations Powwow?

April 28th- 29th at Tingley Coliseum and various locations throughout the fairgrounds.


How do I book a venue?

For information on EXPO New Mexico's booking go to: http://www.exponm.com/p/rentals/venues

Can I have my wedding , holiday party or other private event at EXPO New Mexico?

Yes, you can! To see our venue options go to: http://www.exponm.com/p/rentals/venues

Can I rent horse stalls? How much are they?

Yes, for information go to: http://www.exponm.com/p/rentals/horsestalls

Prohibited Items

Are firearms or other concealed weapons allowed on State Fair property?

No person is allowed on Expo New Mexico/Fairgrounds with a deadly weapon, concealed or not. Violators will be removed by law enforcement. NMAC

Are there restrictions on items that can be sold at the flea market?

o The sale of counterfeit merchandise is strictly prohibited
o No “walking sales” or soliciting of merchandise in parking lots
o No firearms or ammunition
o No pets may be sold
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