OFFCenter Folk Art Festival


OFFCenter Folk Art Festival
September 30th, 2018 – 10am-4pm


  • Over 100 Artist Vendors
  • Giant Puppet Parade – Theme “Bosque Life”
  • Live Music, Dance, Magic and Puppet Play Performances

Musicians include: 


The Porter Draw,

Sherri and the Ex-Husbands

Take a look at past OFFCenter “We Art the People!” Folk Art Festivals in these videos.

Festival Highlights! 

  • A high energy, family-friendly arts and crafts market with over 100 artist -vendors
  • FREE Art-Making Activities for the whole family in our Giant Art Making Tent
  • Giant Puppet Parade – 2018’s theme: “Bosque Life”
    Click Here to View a Video of 2017’s Giant Puppet Parade
    (Coming soon: our upcoming emails and calendar listings for family-friendly workshops to make Giant Puppets and to participate in this year’s parade!)
  • Food and snacks from some of Albuquerque’s favorite food trucks
  • Be a part of community art — Carry a puppet, create in the Art tent, buy art from local artists!
  • Learn more about OFFCenter!


Click Here: To Learn How to BECOME A FOLK ART VENDOR – Please look at all the instructions to apply for an artist-vendor booth on our: Folk Art Festival Vendor Page.
Your FIRST opportunity to get an artist-vendor booth for the Folk Art Festival is: First Come, First Serve: Friday, June 23rd from 10 am – 1 pm. Sign-up in person, at OFFCenter.

VOLUNTEER  – We rely on 75 – 100 volunteers each year to make the Folk Art Festival run smoothly and a fun event for 1,500 – 2,500 individuals and families who come to attend. Volunteers help with everything starting now thru Festival Day – from beginning preparations to help with the clean-up!

and help us make this year’s Folk Art Festival and community art projects successful!

SPONSORSHIP for the 2018 OFFCenter Folk Art Festival –

Consider Becoming a Folk Art Festival Sponsor Today!

Thank you all who participated in last year’s Folk Art Festival! (And for the last 14 years!)