When it comes to food, annual festivals and fairs used to mean deep-fried, well, everything. Not anymore. This crop of upcoming festivals in New Mexico features a great mix of local, artisan, and down home cooking. Whether you’re a foodie seeking innovation or a food lover who wants traditional, stick-to-your-ribs dishes, these events are sure to satisfy. Add these dates to your calendar now.

Have you been to any of these festivals? Which ones appeal to you?

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