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New Mexico State Fair is one of the nation's largest fair held at Albuquerque in a 236-acre and 17-day multi-event, where visitors can enjoy different exhibits, carnival rides, shows and shops. The various performers, artisans and vendors showcases the state's rich Spanish and Native American heritage and culture through art galleries, agricultural and livestock competitions ingrained in the state's rural roots. The first fair was held in 1881 which ran for five days despite the rainy weather.

The fair is for everyone to enjoy with different features for local and visitors to enjoy such as a parade, crowd pleasing trapeze artists and daredevil acts, rodeo extravaganzas and carnival rides. The New Mexico State Fair, like any All-American fairs, features livestock shows and exhibits, as well as cooking and gardening competitions. With several departments and categories in which to compete, there's something for everyone.

Also one of the fair?s crowd drawers is the big lineup of star headliners which are often present. With 525 vendors present during the event, the fair is also considered as a great venue where business owners can invest heavily.

The New Mexico State Fair will be celebrating its 72nd anniversary in 2011 year and is tentatively scheduled to run from September 9 - 25.
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