New Mexico November 20, 2018
New Mexico Has Its Very Own Spanish Christmas Market And You’ll Want To Visit
It’s not hard to see that Spanish heritage has influenced New Mexico for centuries, and this is also apparent around the holiday season. At this annual Christmas market, you can experience authentic Spanish traditions from music to art and everything in between. There’s truly no better way to experience a true New Mexico Christmas than at this annual Spanish Winter Market that’s taking place December 1-2, 2018 in Albuquerque.
Welcome to the 30th Annual Winter Spanish Market! This traditional event is taking place on December 1st and 2nd in Albuquerque.
Every year, thousands of New Mexicans come together to kick off the holidays with some of the richest history from our Spanish heritage.
This two day event features dozens of local artists to get to know.
At this holiday market, you can expect to find Spanish colonial artwork from santos, tinwork, straw appliqué, weaving, pottery, precious metal, colcha, bone carving, furniture to woodworking and so much more. After walking around all the booths, you can purchase a special piece of artwork to gift to someone close.
There will be demonstrations, and each artist is happy to talk to you about traditional Spanish Colonial arts.
All of the traditions at the Winter Spanish Market are endorsed by Spanish Colonial Arts of New Mexico, and questions are welcomed by all.
There will be live music by local artists, so get ready to be immersed in authentic Spanish culture.
At Winter Spanish Market, you'll also find food and crafts, making this event the perfect outing for the whole family. Many make Winter Spanish Market a tradition year after year.
This true Spanish market is a great way to get in the Christmas spirit while supporting extraordinary artists and authentic Spanish traditions from hundreds of years ago. You won't want to pass up this incredible two day event in Albuquerque.
The 2018 Winter Spanish Market is taking place December 1-2, 2018 at the National Hispanic Cultural Center located at 1701 4th St. SW, Albuquerque, NM.
Tickets are $6 per person, or $10 for two. Tickets can be purchased at the door or by calling (505) 982-2226
For more information, you can visit Spanish Colonial Arts Society's Facebook event page
Have you ever been to the Winter Spanish Market? What’s your favorite part? We’d love to hear about it in the comments!
If you’re looking for another event to get you in the holiday spirit, check out
this illuminated river walk event filled with holiday spirit.