September 1st-2nd 2012 -Hatch New Mexico
As summer cools down, the Village of Hatch heats up. Labor Day weekend
heralds the annual Hatch Chile Festival, a two-day celebration of our
world-famous crop. The Red Chilies are famous!
The festival attracts over 30,000 visitors from all
over the United States, including such notables as the Food Network and
the BBC. Festival goers can sample famed chile recipes, watch the
crowning of the chile festival queen, or toss a horseshoe in celebration
of our most famous crop.
The event also features chile ristra contests,
artisan and food booths, and a carnival.
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Painting By Featured Artist MJAckley "Sunset Behind Fall Tree II"