Coinciding with the Balloon Festival, the biennial Artisan Materials Expo will take place at the Buffalo Thunder Resort near Santa Fe, New Mexico from September 29 – October 2. Aside from the workshops, the expo hosts many artisan material and equipment vendors who sell their products at significant discounts. The next expo will be held from September 27-30, 2018.
“Artisan has sponsored and held these gatherings in Santa Fe since 2000. We’ll have 76 booths, 120 workshops, and ongoing Free Demos. It will again be held at Buffalo Thunder Resort, 10 minutes north of Santa Fe, New Mexico. The 2016 Expo is held concurrently with the 2016 International Balloon Festival in Albuquerque. This will allow 10 days of balloon fiesta enjoyment after the Expo!”