Posted at: 03/01/2013 9:12 AM
Updated at: 03/03/2013 12:32 PM
By: Erica Zucco, KOB Eyewitness News 4
The 25th annual Fiery Foods and Barbecue Show kicked off Friday March 1 and goes through Sunday.
The show will feature more than 200 vendors from across the nation with more than 1,000 products.
Eighty of the vendors are from New Mexico.
The show is expected to have a big economic impact in Albuquerque, attracting 17,000 visitors and having an overall impact of $2 to 3 million.
The mornings will be vendor and buyer time only, where retailers like Trader Joe's and CostCo will search for potential products.
The show will be open to the public from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday March 1; from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday March 2; and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday March 3.
Tickets cost $15 for adults and $5 for kids and can be bought on Ticketmaster for a reduced price.