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Hatch Chile Festival 2016 Info

Hatch Chile Festival 2016 – Hatch, New Mexico

Date: September 3rd and 4th, 2016

Time: 9am-Till the Sun goes down!  YEE HAW!

Location: Hatch, New Mexico

Hatch Chile Festival Quick facts

  • Hatch is a village in Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States. The population was 1,648 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Las Cruces Metropolitan Statistical Area.
  • Population:1,597 (2013)
  • Area:3.1 mi² (8.029 km²)

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 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.

Welcome to Hatch New Mexico

 

Admission: $10.00 Per Car Load – Good for Both Days!
Carnival! Fun! Food! Live entertainment!

Saturday and Sunday Events
Saturday, September 5th and Sunday, September 6th, 2015
Hatch Municipal Airport 1 mile west of town on HWY 26

Schedule of Events

source: http://www.hatchchilefest.com/events.php

FRIDAY NIGHT – SEPTEMBER 4TH
Spanish Dance – La Zenda Nortena de Mario Madrigal, Conjunto Esplendor de Efren Silva, Mi Barrio Colombiano
7:00pm –
11:00pm
Carnival
SATURDAY – SEPTEMBER 5TH
SUNDAY – SEPTEMBER 6TH
9:00am Parade
11:00am –
11:30am
Opening Ceremonies
Crown Hatch Chile Queen
11:00am Festival Opens
2:00pm –
2:30pm
Chile Eating Contest &
Jalapeño Eating Contest
1:00pm –
1:30pm
Chile Eating Contest &
Jalapeño Eating Contest
4:00pm –
4:30pm
Watermelon Eating Contest 4:00pm –
4:30pm
Watermelon Eating Contest
SATURDAY NIGHT – SEPTEMBER 5TH
8:00pm –
12:00pm
Dance – The Tiquela Knights
FESTIVAL EVENTS (SATURDAY and SUNDAY)
Vendor Booths
Carnival
Chile Captial Artists
Chile Roaster Garden
Beer Garden
Horseshoe Tournament
Ristra Demonstration
ENTERTAINMENT BOOTH – SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5TH
Opening Ceremonies 11:00am – 11:30am
Yarbrough Band 11:30am – 12:00pm
Yarbrough Band 12:00pm – 12:30pm
Amazing Adrian 12:30pm – 1:00pm
Yarbrough Band 1:00pm – 1:30pm
Yarbrough Band 1:30pm – 2:00pm
Chile & Jalapeño Eating Contest 2:00pm – 2:30pm
Magician Amazing Adrian 2:30pm – 3:00pm
Mariachi Diamonte 3:00pm – 3:30pm
Mariachi Diamonte 3:30pm – 4:00pm
Watermelon Eating Contest 4:00pm – 4:30pm
Magician Amazing Adrian 4:30pm – 5:00pm
The Dirt Road Gang 5:00pm – 5:30pm
The Dirt Road Gang 5:30pm – 6:00pm
ENTERTAINMENT BOOTH – SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 6TH
Mariachi Diamonte 11:00am – 11:30am
Mariachi Diamonte 11:30am – 12:00pm
Mariachi Diamonte 12:00pm – 12:30pm
Magician Amazing Adrian 12:30pm – 1:00pm
Chile & Jalapeño Eating Contest 1:00pm – 1:30pm
Yarbrough Band 1:30pm – 2:00pm
Yarbrough Band 2:00pm – 2:30pm
Magician Amazing Adrian 2:30pm – 3:00pm
Yarbrough Band 3:00pm – 3:30pm
Yarbrough Band 3:30pm – 4:00pm
Watermelon Eating Contest 4:00pm – 4:30pm
Magician Amazing Adrian 4:30pm – 5:00pm
Mariachi Agilas 5:00pm – 5:30pm
Mariachi Agilas 5:30pm – 6:00pm