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9/6 Thursday - Law Enforcement Day
  • Fairgoers can check out the BAT Mobile, meet members of SWAT teams, and learn about New Mexico’s Law Enforcement Agencies. This event will include hundreds of our dedicated men and women of law enforcement.
All Law Enforcement Officers get in FREE with valid ID
9/9 Friday- Fire Fighters & Smokey Bear Day, Red Ribbon Relay Day
  • Main Street and Heritage Avenues will be filled with static displays by fire departments from across New Mexico. The Blue Canyon Volunteer Fire Fighters will set up an emergency water pond with small fire hoses that allow kids to “put out a fire!”
  • The Multi-Cultural Drug and Alcohol Free Relay Run sponsored by the Red Ribbon Campaign is an annual event held to raise public awareness of the devastating impact that drugs and alcohol have on our citizens and our communities.
All Firefighters get in FREE with valid ID or uniform
9/8 Saturday - Parade Day and Mopars, Classic VW’
  • The New Mexico State Fair Parade, long established as the biggest parade in the state, marshaled and assisted by the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Posse is open to participation by anyone.
  • Some of the absolute best from the 1960’s, 1970’s.

9/9 Sunday - Model T’s, Model A’s, Early Ford V8’s, Antique Car Show VMCCA, Classic Tractors

  • These American classics will remind you why we love our cars!
9/10 Monday - Seniors’ Celebration Day & Healthy Living Day

NM Green Chile Cheeseburger Challenge

  • New Mexico's Department of Health, Aging and Long Term Services Department, and the Healthy Aging Collaborative work together to promote healthy living for seniors and all New Mexicans.
  • New Mexico’s own Green Chile Cheeseburger Challenge is an event you do not want to miss.
  • Special Ceremony – 12 Noon at Main & Heritage; includes a giant American Flag, music and recognition for the first responders on 9-11.

9/11 Tuesday - Military & Veterans Appreciation Day

  • Look at that HUMVEE! This is how you move an Army! Meet the men and women who get it done! On this day, we pay tribute to our esteemed military personnel and veterans.
All Military and Veterans get in FREE with valid ID or uniform

9/12 Wednesday - Pathway to College & Careers Day ,Environment Appreciation Day

  • Great opportunity to meet and talk with college and trade school recruiters. Dozens of schools and institutions of higher learning will be providing great information to students, parents, and teachers.
  • New Mexico plays a prominent role in global environmental research and development. Exhibits will include the Bureau of Land Management’s “Erosion Trailer Display” and Clean Cities Coalition Alternative Fuel Cars.

9/13 Thursday - New Mexico True Day

Gathering of the Counties Day - Box Car Stage

  • There’s so much to see and discover in our beautiful state! New Mexico True Day and Gathering of Counties Day is a celebration of everything unique and authentic about New Mexico. This is a one-stop opportunity to plan your next tour of New Mexico!

9/14 Friday - Oil & Gas Day

Science & Technology Day

  • Celebrating the tremendous economic impact of these state industries! Displays include a Van de Graaff generator, a steam engine, radiation sources and Geiger counters.
  • First hand chemistry experiments and science demonstrations will inspire you!

9/15 Saturday - Hot Rods & Custom Cars

Native American Day - Indian Village

  • Big Foot trucks, Hot Rodders, Low Riders and some cool old Airstreams!

9/16 Sunday - Classic G M Day, Corvairs

  • Walk down Main Street and see the amazing American Chevys
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