Come be part of this historic fundraising event! Montezuma ball is over 100 years old dating back to 1902 as part of the New Mexico State Fair. Since its inauguration, this event has raised millions of dollars for desrrving nonprofits across New Mexico and continues to support organizations working to preserve and celebrate New Mexican culture and traditions. Proceeds benefit Dual Language Education of New Mexico and Junior Achievement of New Mexico. This is a Black Tie-New Mexico Formal Attire Event.