ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Rio Grande Arts and Crafts Festival is making a return this year. The 32nd annual event kicks off Friday at Sandia Resort and Casino, hosting 200 of the nation’s top artists along with live entertainment and food.


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Due to the pandemic, this marks the first time since 2019 that the festival has taken place. The event runs from Sept. 30 through Oct. 2 and Oct. 6-9 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets are $14 and kids under 12 years old get in for free. For more information, visit the Rio Grande Arts and Crafts Festival.