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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. 18, 2018 at the National Hispanic Cultural Center. Admission is $5. Children 5 and under are free.

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

Main Stage Entertainment Schedule

10 a.m. - Dancing Stars Dance Studio

11 a.m. - Dawn Luz Padilla

12:05 p.m. - Poetry Slam

12:15 - Jagg

1:20 p.m. - Poetry Slam

1:30 p.m. - Severo Y Grupo Fuego

3 p.m. - On Point Dance Studio

3:30 p.m. - Mirage – A Santana Experience

5:05 p.m. - Poetry Slam

5:25 p.m. - DJ - Shuffle

Chef Demo Schedule – Fountain Courtyard

11 a.m. - Thomas Dollahite, Europa Bakery and Peculiar Farms

1 p.m. - Izz Rivera, The Shop Breakfast + Lunch and The Nightshift

3 p.m.: - Luis Valdovinos, Last Call

Educational Sessions – Well Fargo Theatre

Noon - What to do with all that chile, ways to preserve the treasure, Cindy Davies, Program Director NMSU, Bernalillo County Cooperative Extension Service

2 p.m.- Growing chile in NM: tips and tricks, John Garlisch, Bernalillo County Agriculture Agent

4 p.m. - A Primer on New Mexican Green Chile, 2018, Catherine Baca, Bueno Foods


Register now for the inaugural Ristra Run 5K Fun Run starting at 8 a.m. at the National Hispanic Cultural Center. Ristra Runners receive an event t-shirt and admission to the Bosque Chile Festival. Register and find out more.

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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