Balloon Fiesta® Week at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center is pleased to host 10 days of special events to coincide with this year’s Balloon Fiesta, starting on Friday, October 4th and running through Sunday, October 15th. Activities include IPCC’s Albuquerque American Indian Arts Festival during Balloon Fiesta’s opening weekend on Saturday, October 5th and Sunday, October 6th from 9:00AM-5:00PM, as well as an expanded schedule of cultural Native dances that kicks off on Friday, October 4th and runs through Sunday, October 13th. IPCC will also host an Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration on Monday, October 14th.

The IPCC Albuquerque American Indian Arts Festival is an authentic, all–Native American art show. This premier event will showcase the work of more than 50 artists and gives visitors the opportunity to meet, talk with, and shop directly from Native artists. The two-day festival also will also include cultural Native dances and artist demonstrations.

During Balloon Fiesta Week IPCC’S beautiful, mural-lined courtyard will have multiple Native dances and be filled with Native artists selling their handcrafted art and jewelry. Guests can also shop for authentic Native art at the Indian Pueblo Store and are also invited to experience immersive exhibits and learn about Pueblo history and culture. In addition, visitors can savor authentic Indigenous cuisine at IPCC’s acclaimed Indigenous restaurant, Indian Pueblo Kitchen.

The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center will be offering a limited number of exclusive dry dock RV camping sites in the beautiful Avanyu Plaza, located in 12th Street’s thriving business and cultural district during the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta®. Get details and reservations.

Highlights from past events