Below are festivals, fairs, fine arts and vendor arts and crafts shows in the Four Corners, listed by month and by region (northern Arizona, northwestern New Mexico, southern Utah and southern Colorado) as well as important markets outside the region. The list will become more comprehensive as it grows. Please keep checking back as the CBI team continues updating this list!
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2015 Arts Festivals, Fairs and Shows
Recurring Vendor Stands / Flea Markets
Four Corners Monument, 4 Corners Road, NM. Navajo artisans sell their beautiful handmade pottery, sand paintings, jewelry, silversmith, and other Native American delights. The vending spaces are free to the Navajo people to sale and make profit. Website: www.navajonationsparks.org.
Albuquerque, NM — Pueblo Cultural Center Daily Vending Program, 2401 12th St. NW Albuquerque, NM 87104. Open from 9-4 pm daily. All interested artists must first be certified to be a part of the program: Complete an application, have a staff person to view the type of work the artists plans to sell, and the artist must have their trademark on their work. The work the artists’ produce will fall under the Indian Arts & Craft Act of 1990. Once the artist is certified, then they may enter the lottery drawing and if they are chosen for the day, they can pay the fee and proceed to their space. The set-up fee is $15.00 per day. On March 1st, it escalates to $25.00 per day. If the weather is permitting, they can allow up 15 artists to set up outside in the courtyard. If weather is inclement, theyallow only 5 artists to set up in the South Rotunda area. The spaces are designated by lottery at 9:15 am. Please contact Eva about the Daily Artist Program. Contact Information: moc.olbeupnaidni@epidraGE or visit
Shiprock N.M. – Begaye’s Flea Market located in Shiprock N.M. right off highway 64, Local artist and artisans sale handmade silver work, beadwork, pottery, feather work. There is also Navajo Food Stands who sever traditional Navajo foods.
Albuquerque, NM — FLEA MARKET WEEKENDS@EXPO NEW MEXICO, 300 San Pedro Dr. NE, Albuquerque, NM Every Saturday and Sunday @ 7 a.m. (505) 315-7661. New Mexico’s largest Flea Market! Located in Albuquerque at Expo New Mexico on the corner of Central Avenue and Louisiana Boulevard. Thousands of people buying and selling just about anything and everything you can imagine.Event is non-juried. Vendors divided into Reserve Vendors and Daily Vendors who pay $20 Daily Vendor Fee. Website: Expo New Mexico.
Yuma, AZ — Mid-October –Mid-April, Every THURS.-SUN. Arizona Market Place,3351 s. Ave 4E Yuma, Arizona 85365. 9 am – 4 pm. Booth fees vary in size of space. Fees starting at $300-$900. Open to the public. Non- juried event. Contact moc.tkManozirA@ofnior call (928) 328-1088 to get your space. Website:
Fountain Hills, AZ — Jan 16 – March 29, Every FRI – SUN. Arizona Fine Arts Expo,15648 N Eagle Nest Dr., Fountain Hills, AZ, 85268. If chosen artist’s display will be two 12’ long by 8’ tall walls (floor=150 sq ft). The booth fee cost $2,500 + 20% commission. This is a juried show case, jury fee is $35. Also an optional $500 for a working cabana (10’x10’), which are also separate fees. A $600 deposit for studio or full payment along with the application and 4 image Artwork, must be summited to be consider an artist entry. Event Contact: (480) 837-7163. Website:
Scottsdale, AZ — Annual Celebrations of Fine Art, 7900 E. Greenway Rd., Suite 101 Scottsdale, AZ 85260. Booth fees include, $2,500 to $2,650 based on the space at event, each space includes 2- 8ft x 12ft walls with 700 watts of electricity. Also 20% commission on all sales. Does not need tax license or business license. Must submit and complete all required documents to mailing address on application to requested address. Website:
Sat. JUL 4 – Sun. JUL 5
Hopi Reservation — 82nd Annual Hopi Festival of Arts & Culture. Public Festival.9 a.m.- 5 p.m. The oldest Hopi Art Show in the world to be held every 4th of July since the 1930s. Award winning Hopi sell beautiful carvings, paintings, jewelry, pottery, and basket making. Booth Fees are $275 and lower with different fees also. Member Preview: Friday, July 3 2015. 6-8 p.m. Website:
Window Rock, AZ (Navajo Nation) — 4TH OF JULY FAIR & PRCA RODEO, Window Rock, AZ. Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) Pro Rodeo, carnival, traditional Navajo song and dance, concerts, arts and crafts sales and fireworks. Contact: Parks & Recreation Office at (928) 871-6647 or (928) 871-6478. The Fair Committee is scheduled to meet sometime in January, 2015 to discuss fair logistics for Window Rock, Crownpoint and Chinle Navajo Nation Fairs. Make sure to contact Navajo Nation Parks & Recreation for current information. Website: Navajo Nation Fair. Event is non-juried. Historically, booth fees for spaces located inside the fairgrounds were: $600 (for 4 days). Booth fees for spaces located outside the fairgrounds were: $50 per day (maximum 4 days)
Crownpoint, NM (Navajo Nation) — CROWNPOINT NAVAJO RUG AUCTION. The Crownpoint Rug Auction features handmade Navajo rugs for auction, and vendors who sell jewelry, sandpaintings, pottery, sculptures and other handmade crafts. The rug auction and arts & craft sales occur monthly, on every second Friday of the month (throughout the entire year). Pre-view of all rugs for sale begins at: 4 pm to 6:30 pm. Auction starts at 7 pm. Website: Crownpoint Rug Auction. Event is juried for all rug weavers who participate. Arts & craft spaces are available for $50. Rug Weavers are required to contact the Rug Auction Committee for further instructions and auction fees at (505) 786-5323 / Rita Capitan, Committee Member. Vendors also required to contact the Rug Auction Committee to reserve a booth space prior to each show. Both events are now held in a new public school facility located 1 block south from the original site.
Sun. JUL 12 – Mon. JUL 13
Crownpoint, NM — DINE BI EASTERN NAVAJO FAIR, Crownpoint, NM. Pow-Wow, carnival, and vendors. Please contact Navajo Nation Parks & Recreation for current information. Website: Navajo Nation Parks
Sat. JUL. 18
Colorado Springs, CO — ANNUAL COLORADO SPRINGS NATIVE AMERICAN INTERTRIBAL FESTIVAL AND TRADITIONAL POWWOW, Colorado Springs, CO. 10 am – 6 pm.The festival will feature Native drums and dancers, (in a traditional Pow-Wow setting) Native art and artisans (event is no n-juried), live wolf and birds of prey exhibits, and plenty of Native vendors and food. Please contact Al & Rhetta Walter at moc.liamtoh@retlawattehr; or visit at (719) 329-0251 or email gro.TWnoitaNenO@eciffO to get current booth cost and future show dates. Website:Palmer Historical Society.
Sat., AUG 1 – Sun. AUG 2
Flagstaff, AZ — 66th Annual Navajo Festival of Arts & Culture. 9 am – 5 pm. Over 100 Navajo weavers, painters, potters, and jewelry makers are all in attendance displaying and demonstrating their traditional arts. Call the Museum of Northern Arizona for more information and applications for booths. Go here for more information.
Thu. AUG 20 – Sat. AUG 22
Santa Fe, NM — INDIGENOUS FINE ART MARKET, Santa Fe Railyard, New Mexico. This second annual fine art market features traditional and contemporary art work from Indigenous fine artists from across the Americas, Hawaii, New Zealand and Australia. IFAM is a juried fine art show that features gallery art, performance art, literary art, culinary art and music. The birth of Native art in North America began with the coming of the train to the West and IFAM reclaims the Santa Fe Railyard for showcasing today’s Indigenous art in all of its forms. You can download applications here: Applications are Due March 13, 2015. For more information visit our website at or email *protected email*.