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Bosque Chile Festival – A celebration of food, art, and culture on the Rio Grande

Join in the celebration of the chile harvest on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017 from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. at the National Hispanic Cultural Center.

Free Park and Ride service from the UNM Pit Arena to event will be available.

This event will offer entertainment, kids’ activities, arts and crafts vendors, food trucks, beer, wine, an amateur salsa competition, agricultural workshops, chef demonstrations and more.

Live Music and Entertainment:

10 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. | School of Rock
Kids group all under 18 years of age performing pop, funk, hip-hop and classic songs.

11:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. | JAGG
Plays a variety of music that includes rancheras, cumbias, old school, new and old country, they are sure to keep your feet moving.

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. | Rebecca Arscott
Rebecca returns for her third year with this event and performs reggae as only she can.

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. | On Point Dance
Troupe performances include traditional folklorico, contemporary, jazz, ballet and hip-hop dance.

3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. | Hartless
From northern New Mexico, this female fronted rock group performs classic and rock favorites. (Heart tribute band.)

5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. | Red Wine
Legendary New Mexican group will close the event with much anticipated excitement with their music that features Tejano, Spanish and Tower of Power sounds.

Educational Sessions about Chile:

11 a.m. | Tips for Growing Chile in New Mexico
Noon | Brief History of Chile in New Mexico
1 p.m. | Preserving New Mexico’s Treasures, Red and Green

Chef Demonstrations featuring Chile:

2 p.m. | Nevin Montano, Disc-It
3 p.m. | David Ruiz, Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
4 p.m. | Israel Rivera, The Shop
5 p.m. | Shawn Weed, The Acre
6 p.m. | Nevin Montano, Disc-It

Tickets now on sale at the National Hispanic Cultural Center or online at www.nhccnm.org. Admission is $5; 5 and under free.

Food vendor and artisan vendor applications are now being accepted. View a downloadable, printable vendor registration form. Early bird rates have been extended to Friday, Aug. 4.

Amateur salsa competitors and restaurant green chile stew applications are now being accepted. (See forms below). 

No pets allowed; service animals only.

No alcoholic beverages may be brought on site; purchased alcoholic beverages must be consumed on site.

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For more information email bosquechilefestival@bernco.gov or call (505) 468-1418.

This event is presented by Bernalillo County and the National Hispanic Cultural Center.

 

 

 

 

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