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The 2018 NM Science Fiesta will be a week-long celebration of science May 14 – May 21, including:

  • Science in the Community: theScience of Break-dancing
  • Classroom Connections – bringingscientiststo classrooms, giving students an opportunity to interact with scientists, ask questions, and learn about careers
  • TeenScienceCafé – a teen-friendly presentation by a STEAM professional
  • Dinner with a Scientist – a fund-raiser event for the 2019 NMScienceFiesta
  • TheScienceFiesta Expo, which will take place on Saturday, May 19 from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Tiguex Park, 18th Street, and Explora.

Free to the public, the Expo will be an opportunity for presenters to share their enthusiasm for learning, science, and the world around us by providing hands-on science and engineering activities and programs for the whole family.

If you have not done so already, please consider hosting a booth at the Science Fiesta Expo by contacting Brooke Hajny at  The application deadline is April 6 to be included in advanced publicity.

Together, we can inspire interest in learning about science, technology, engineering, math, and art (STEAM) and its impact on our everyday lives and our future.


The NM Science Fiesta is organized by Explora and STEM NM in collaboration with many of the region’s science, cultural, and educational organizations.