Saturday, March 16, 2013

Call to Artists,The 25th Annual Rio Grande Arts andCrafts Festival Balloon Fiesta Show

 The 25th Annual
Rio Grande Arts and Crafts Festival
Balloon Fiesta Show 

   Rio Grande Balloon PIX for CTA 2013
Call to Artists

WHAT: Arts and Crafts Festival
WHERE: Paseo Del Norte and I-25, Albuquerque, NM
WHEN:   October 4, 5 & 6 and 11,12 & 13, 2013
For 25 years, the Rio Grande Arts and Crafts Festival has been rounding up world-class artists and craftsmen and bringing them together under a legendary white tent in the Land of Enchantment. Taking place the first and second weekends of October, this annual Albuquerque favorite has earned its place as a cornerstone of must-see attractions in the city during the International Balloon Fiesta.  The two events are in close proximity, just one exit away on I-25.  Over 80,000 shoppers and out-of-town visitors flock to the big white tent framed by colorful hot air balloons, bustling with 280 of the most talented artisans from all over the map. High attendance, visitors from all over the world and great sales have helped this extraordinary fall festival earn a ranking of #15 in the nation by Sunshine Artist Magazine.

*Top 10 Art Destination' by AmericanStyle Magazine. 
*Best Fall Trips for 2012' by National Geographic Magazine, on visiting Albuquerque during Balloon Fiesta.

*Top 10 In-Demand October Getaways' by

*Top U.S. Destinations in October' by Reuters.
*Top 10 Best Travel Destinations for October' by LuxeInACity.

Why exhibit with Rio Grande Festivals?

*Artist reviews consistently praise sales, attendance, and staff experience. 

*Unmatched advertising efforts!  Rio Grande invests extensively in radio, TV, billboards, online media, email blasts, newspaper, social media marketing, and direct mail. 

*Artists and craftsmen held to high standards of quality and integrity.   

*Loyal customer base, 25 years in the making!     


Deadline:  April 1, 2013  

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Rio Grande Arts & Crafts Festivals
3709 Westerfield NE, Suite A, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87111

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