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Three Waters Trading Post Exhibit

Three Waters Trading Post Exhibit

July 29, 2015 from 8:00am to 5:00pm  |  Farmington Museum

The Three Waters Trading Post exhibit features a walk-through replica of a 1930’s trading post, including a bull pen stocked with period goods and artifacts, pawn room and office showcasing jewelry and rugs.

The event runs 29 Apr, 2015 through 29 Jul, 2015
Toddler Playdate

Toddler Playdate

July 29, 2015 from 10:00am to 6:00pm  |  E3 Children’s Museum & Science Center

Visit E3 Children’s Museum & Science Center for playdates that are designed for families with young children every Wednesday at 10:00am. Take part in activities that will help develop early motor skills. Different activities are offered each week to encourage children’s imaginations.

The event runs 6 May, 2015 through 29 Jul, 2015
Jolt Your July Challenge

Jolt Your July Challenge

All day July 29, 2015  |  Farmington Convention and Visitors Bureau

Farmington is a place where outdoor lovers and active families thrive and the Farmington Convention & Visitors Bureau challenges you to Jolt Your July! During the month of July complete as many of the activities listed on the game sheet as possible, collecting stamps at each stop, for a chance to win cool prizes.

The event runs 1 Jul, 2015 through 31 Jul, 2015
Hook The $ Fish @ Lake Farmington

Hook The $ Fish @ Lake Farmington

From July 1, 2015 to October 31, 2015  |  Lake Farmington

Enjoy fishing? Join us at Lake Farmington this summer for the chance to hook a money fish!  Five tagged trout have been released in Lake Farmington and each is worth $100.

The event runs 1 Jul, 2015 through 29 Jul, 2015
Outdoor Summer Theater

Outdoor Summer Theater

July 30, 2015 from 8:00pm to 11:00pm  |  Lions Wilderness Park Amphitheater

Enjoy an evening of live entertainment under the stars amidst a natural sandstone amphitheater at Lions Wilderness Park.

The event runs 18 Jun, 2015 through 1 Aug, 2015
Live Horse Racing

Live Horse Racing

July 31, 2015 from 1:30pm to 6:00pm  |  Sunray Park & Casino

SunRay Park & Casino brings live horse racing to Farmington Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through September 1.  SunRay Park & Casino is located off Hwy. 64 between Farmington and Bloomfield.  Hours: Fridays 3:00 to 7:30p.m. Hours: Saturdays, Sundays and Tuesdays - 1:30 to 6:00p.m.

The event runs 3 Jul, 2015 through 1 Sep, 2015
Connie Mack World Series

Connie Mack World Series

From July 31, 2015, 10:00am to August 7, 2015, 8:00pm  |  Ricketts Park

Since 1965, Farmington has been host to the Connie Mack World Series, the finest amateur baseball tournament in the United States. Connie Mack World Series teams are comprised of highly-talented players ages 16 to 18 from across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.  12 teams will compete for the championship as pro-scouts and college officials join friends, family and fans at the award winning Ricketts Park baseball field in Farmington.

Growers Market

Growers Market

August 1, 2015 from 8:00am to 12:00pm  |  Farmington Museum

Shop locally for fresh produce and other locally made food products at the Grower’s Market at the Farmington Museum. Enjoy fresh foods from local farmers and growers.

The event runs 20 Jun, 2015 through 31 Oct, 2015
Clancy’s Horse Shoe Tournament

Clancy’s Horse Shoe Tournament

August 1, 2015 from 4:00pm to 10:00pm  |  Clancy's Irish Cantina

Join Clancy’s Irish Cantina for their annual horse shoe tournament! Get ready for two days of good fun, great music and fabulous food as they celebrate 30 years of business in Farmington, New Mexico. This is one party you do not want to miss!

The event runs 1 Aug, 2015 through 2 Aug, 2015
Summer Terrace Series –Jose Villarreal

Summer Terrace Series –Jose Villarreal

August 1, 2015 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Join the Farmington Museum, 3041 E. Main St., from 6:00pm to 7:30pm for local live entertainment along the Animas River.  Enjoy the picturesque back terrace and settle in for a wonderful evening, just don’t forget your folding chair and dancing shoes!  Concerts are family friendly and free, donations appreciated. 

Tuesday Birding

Tuesday Birding

August 4, 2015 from 8:00am to 10:00am  |  Riverside Nature Center

Join Donna Thatcher, Education Specialist, and other birders for bird watching from 8:00 to 10:00am at the Riverside Nature Center in Animas Park off Browning Parkway, and a leisurely walk of 1 to 2 miles in Animas and Berg Parks every Tuesday. This is a free event.

The event runs 1 Jun, 2015 through 27 Dec, 2016
Brown Bag Birding

Brown Bag Birding

August 4, 2015 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm  |  Berg Park

Bring your lunch and join Riverside Nature Center staff and volunteers in Animas Park, off Browning Parkway, from 12:00pm to 1:00pm, in the observation room to watch wildlife as we eat.

The event runs 1 Jun, 2015 through 29 Dec, 2015
San Juan County Fair and Carnival

San Juan County Fair and Carnival

August 7, 2015 from 8:00am to 11:00pm  |  McGee Park

The largest county fair in New Mexico! The San Juan County Fair takes place at McGee Park and features livestock shows, a parade, vendors and an excellent selection of live musical performances. The fair is open to the public August 10 to August 15. The carnival will be in town August 6 to August 15.  The San Juan County Parade will be held August 7 along Main Street in Downtown Farmington and will begin at 6:30 pm.

The event runs 7 Aug, 2015 through 15 Aug, 2015
Kids Art Camp Studio 116

Kids Art Camp Studio 116

August 7, 2015 from 9:00am to 11:00am  |  Studio 116

Kids will have a blast at Studio 116 during this 2 day Art Camp!  Located at 116 West Main, Studio 116 hosts regular art classes for all ages.

The event runs 7 Aug, 2015 through 8 Aug, 2015
A Night With Comic Rodney Carrington

A Night With Comic Rodney Carrington

August 7, 2015 from 7:00pm to 9:30pm  |  Farmington Civic Center

Laugh the night away with comic Rodney Carrington at the Farmington Civic Center!

Outdoor Summer Movie - Avengers: Age of Ultron

Outdoor Summer Movie - Avengers: Age of Ultron

August 7, 2015 from 9:00pm to 10:30pm  |  San Juan College

Enjoy family-friendly films and an evening under the stars at San Juan College!

Summer Terrace Series – Choke Cherry Jam

Summer Terrace Series – Choke Cherry Jam

August 8, 2015 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Join the Farmington Museum, 3041 E. Main St., from 6:00pm to 7:30pm for local live entertainment along the Animas River.  Enjoy the picturesque back terrace and settle in for a wonderful evening, just don’t forget your folding chair and dancing shoes!  Concerts are family friendly and free, donations appreciated.

Red Apple Rampage

Red Apple Rampage

August 9, 2015 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm  |  Wall Street Farmington, NM

SNS Skate Shop is hosting the 2015 Red Apple Rampage 2!  This Longboarding Skate Jam is fun and a great opportunity to give back to the community as it is also a fund raiser for ECHO Food Bank.

Farmington Branding Alliance Action Team Meetings

Farmington Branding Alliance Action Team Meetings

August 13, 2015 from 11:00am to 1:00pm  |  Farmington Convention & Visitors Bureau, at the Gateway Park Museum & Visitors Center

Join the Farmington Branding Alliance and help make a difference!  Outdoor lovers and active families thrive in Farmington, these meetings are held to ensure that as a community we work together to energize life journeys as we Live, Work, Play and Stay Farmington. Farmington business owners and residents are invited to join the movement by attending these meetings, simply call 505-326-7602 to RSVP.

The event runs 13 Aug, 2015 through 14 Aug, 2015
Categories: Local Look
Cottonwood Concert Series - The Delbert Anderson Trio

Cottonwood Concert Series - The Delbert Anderson Trio

August 14, 2015 from 4:00pm to 5:00pm

The Delbert Anderson Trio will be performing at the Farmington Public Library.  Concert features a 4:00pm to 5:00pm library rotunda concert and a 6:00pm to 7:30pm performance in the North Amphitheater.

The event runs 14 Aug, 2015 through 14 Aug, 2015
Categories: Music & Theater
Wine & Shine Classic Car Show

Wine & Shine Classic Car Show

August 15, 2015 from 10:00am to 3:00pm

Wines of the San Juan invites you to relax under the shady cottonwood trees with great friends, live music, delicious food and classic cars from around the Four Corners.

Categories: Outdoors & Sports
Summer Terrace Series –Terry Rickard

Summer Terrace Series –Terry Rickard

August 15, 2015 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Join the Farmington Museum, 3041 E. Main St., from 6:00pm to 7:30pm for local live entertainment along the Animas River.  Enjoy the picturesque back terrace and settle in for a wonderful evening, just don’t forget your folding chair and dancing shoes!  Concerts are family friendly and free, donations appreciated.

SPCC Open House/ Game Night

SPCC Open House/ Game Night

August 21, 2015 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm

If you haven’t come to the Sycamore Park Community Center, 1051 Sycamore St., to check it out, this is the perfect opportunity to do so!  From 5:00pm to 7:00pm there will be light refreshments, games, and partners in the community that work with us.  Come check out the fall programming, meet the staff and have some fun!

Categories: Family Friendly
San Juan Bi-Fly Tournament on the San Juan

San Juan Bi-Fly Tournament on the San Juan

From August 21, 2015 to August 22, 2015

This catch and release fly-fishing tournament takes place on the San Juan River.

Categories: Outdoors & Sports
Summer Terrace Series – Trumpet Geezers

Summer Terrace Series – Trumpet Geezers

August 22, 2015 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Join the Farmington Museum, 3041 E. Main St., from 6:00pm to 7:30pm for local live entertainment along the Animas River.  Enjoy the picturesque back terrace and settle in for a wonderful evening, just don’t forget your folding chair and dancing shoes!  Concerts are family friendly and free, donations appreciated.

Fee Free Day

Fee Free Day

August 25, 2015 from 8:00am to 8:00pm

Explore our National Parks!  Entrance fees to all national parks and monuments are waived to celebrate the birthday of National Parks Services.  Fee waiver includes entrance fees, commercial tour fees, and transportation entrance fees. Other fees such as reservation, camping, tours, concession and fees collected by third parties are not included unless stated otherwise.

Museum EdVenture – Butler Alpaca Ranch Birding Walk

Museum EdVenture – Butler Alpaca Ranch Birding Walk

August 29, 2015 from 8:00am to 5:00pm

Join the Farmington Museum for a Museum EdVenture 8:00am to 5:00pm.  This is an adults-only program and registration is required. Transportation will be provided. The cost is $5 per person and participants are asked to bring a sack lunch.

Summer Terrace Series – Close Enuff Jazz Combo

Summer Terrace Series – Close Enuff Jazz Combo

August 29, 2015 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Join the Farmington Museum, 3041 E. Main St., from 6:00pm to 7:30pm for local live entertainment along the Animas River.  Enjoy the picturesque back terrace and settle in for a wonderful evening, just don’t forget your folding chair and dancing shoes!  Concerts are family friendly and free, donations appreciated.

Totah Festival Indian Market & Pow Wow

Totah Festival Indian Market & Pow Wow

September 5, 2015 from 10:00am to 7:00pm  |  Farmington Civic Center

More than 100 Native American artisans are juried into this annual festival celebrating established and beginning artists.  Festival also features great food, contest Pow-Wow and an authentic Navajo Rug Auction.

The event runs 5 Sep, 2015 through 6 Sep, 2015
Dining with the Dead

Dining with the Dead

September 12, 2015 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm  |  Greenlawn Cemetery

Come watch as twelve of the area’s pioneers will be brought to life, as they are portrayed by local actors and history buffs.

Categories: Cultural & History
The Jordan World Circus

The Jordan World Circus

September 17, 2015 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm  |  McGee Park Colliseum

With three rings of affordable family fun, “The Jordan World Circus” will thrill fans of all ages!  Known for their Exciting Lighting Effects, The Jordan World Circus keeps you at the edge of your seat with enchanting animals, fearless daredevil stunts and a dazzling display of unforgettable sight and sound.

Family Campout

Family Campout

From September 18, 2015, 6:00pm to September 19, 2015, 8:00am  |  Sycamore Park Community Center

Families – bring your kids, your tent, and get ready for a special night around the campfire creating memories that will last a lifetime!  Tickets are $4 per person and must be purchased in advance.  Ticket price includes a weenie roast, continental breakfast, a picture and evening games and activities at the Sycamore Park Community Center, 1051 Sycamore St.  Hours: September 18 at 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. September 19.

The event runs 18 Sep, 2015 through 19 Sep, 2015
Aztec Museum Founders Day

Aztec Museum Founders Day

September 19, 2015 from 10:00am to 3:00pm

Join the Aztec Museum in celebrating Founder’s Day. Parade starts at 10:00am on Main Avenue followed by the festival at Aztec Museum & Pioneer Village.

Animas River Green Chile Festival

Animas River Green Chile Festival

September 19, 2015 from 10:00am to 6:00pm

Along with the aroma of freshly roasted green chile, there will be live music both days provided by very talented local musicians, great food from the Sutherland Farms kitchen, and lots of fun for everyone.  A petting zoo, train rides and face painting promise to keep the kids happy and content.  The pickers will be bringing in freshly picked green chilies all day long, as well as Sutherland Farms’ amazing corn and fresh vegetables for you to take home.  This event is free from 10:00am to 6:00pm come help us celebrate the harvest season.

The event runs 19 Sep, 2015 through 20 Sep, 2015
Four Corners Antique Power & Tractor Show

Four Corners Antique Power & Tractor Show

September 25, 2015 from 10:00am to 6:00pm

Come to the Farmington Museum, 3041 E. Main St., and experience a bit of agricultural past.  Enjoy antique tractors, engines, and vehicles at this annual event. Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Admission is free.

The event runs 25 Sep, 2015 through 26 Sep, 2015
Categories: Family Friendly, Free
The Race to Educate

The Race to Educate

September 26, 2015 from 7:00am to 10:00pm

The Foundation for Educational Excellence is hosting the Race to Educate 5K run and walk, 10K run and half marathon at 7:00am starting on the Farmington High School Campus.  This run is through the heart of Farmington’s unique desert, dusted with fresh smells of sage brush, cedar and New Mexico’s fresh air.

Fee Free Day

Fee Free Day

September 26, 2015 from 8:00am to 8:00pm

Explore our National Parks!  Entrance fees to all national parks and monuments are waived in honor of National Public Lands Day.  Fee waiver includes entrance fees, commercial tour fees, and transportation entrance fees. Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Harvest Wine Festival

Harvest Wine Festival

September 26, 2015 from 10:00am to 8:00pm

Celebrate the season with music, art show, food and a grape stomp at the Wines of the San Juan. Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The event runs 26 Sep, 2015 through 27 Sep, 2015
A Real Night at the Museum

A Real Night at the Museum

September 26, 2015 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Come to the Farmington Museum, 3041 E. Main St., from 4:00pm to 7:00pm for the annual history extravaganza, REAL Night at the Museum!  Join us for live music, tractor rides, and traditional favorite hands-on activities and crafts that bring the past alive.  Apple pressing, butter churning, candle making, log cabin building, leather stamping, and biscuit making over an open fire will all be a part of this exciting event.  Admission is free.

Glow in the Dark Fun Run

Glow in the Dark Fun Run

September 26, 2015 from 7:00pm to 11:00pm

The Glow in the Dark Fun Run is a benefit 5k to support the San Juan United Way.  Runners and walkers of all ages are welcome to join in for an evening filled with glow sticks, black lights and tons of fun!!  Registration is $30 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under.  Event will take place at Berg Park at 7:00pm.

Brews, Meats & Bands

Brews, Meats & Bands

September 29, 2015 from 12:00pm to 7:00pm

Come enjoy a day at Lions Wilderness Park and Amphitheater for the best in Brews, Meats and Bands! This festival will take place 12:00noon to 7:00pm. Get ready for some Chicago, Kansas City, Memphis, Texas and St. Louis style BBQ Ribs as well as bands. Art vendors will also be on site. You must be 21 or over to attend this festival.

Pumpkin Festival

Pumpkin Festival

October 1, 2015 from 12:00am to 12:00am

Sutherland Farms celebrates Fall with Pumpkin Festival Weekends every Saturday and Sunday in October! Enjoy train rides, hay rides, to the pumpkin patch, the corn pit, corn maze, face painting, great food and much more! October hours are 10 am to 5 pm. Sutherland Farms is located 7.5 miles North of Aztec Ruins.

The event runs 1 Oct, 2015 through 31 Oct, 2015
Chile in October

Chile in October

October 3, 2015 from 11:00am to 4:00pm  |  Berg Park

Get ready for a fun and tasty day as local chile and salsa experts compete to be the best in Farmington!  Join in the fun as a cook and test your recipe against others or as a taster and vote for the best salsa and chile in town.

Harvest Dinner & Hayride

Harvest Dinner & Hayride

October 3, 2015 from 6:00pm to 10:30pm

Dinner, Music, Hayrides in the full moon, Wines of the San Juan and bonfires. An adult only event (18 & older). Cost is $30 per person for a great evening on the farm! Hours: 6:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Road Apple Rally

Road Apple Rally

All day October 3, 2015  |  Lions Wilderness Park

The Road Apple Rally is the longest running annual mountain bike race in the United States.

Historic Downtown Farmington Walking Tour

Historic Downtown Farmington Walking Tour

October 8, 2015 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Meet at the Farmington Museum, 3041 E. Main St., for a walking tour of Downtown Farmington’s fascinating early history, from 5:30pm to 7:00pm.  Learn a little about the devastating Main St., fires, early architecture, pioneer community builders, and more!  Transportation will be provided.  Registration is required.  Tour may be cancelled due to weather conditions.

Four Corners Storytelling Festival

Four Corners Storytelling Festival

October 9, 2015 from 9:30am to 2:00pm  |  Berg Park and Totah Theater

Slow down the pace, kick back, and listen to traditional tales told by some of the very best national and local storytellers.  This festival features stories of all varieties…scary ghost stories, family stories, folklore and myths and will delight all ages.

The event runs 9 Oct, 2015 through 10 Oct, 2015
Harvest Party

Harvest Party

October 9, 2015 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm

The Sycamore Park Community Center, 1051 Sycamore St., will host this free party from 5:00pm to 7:00pm.  Join us for games and fun to include bobbing for apples, hay bale hop, musical chairs, ring toss, a corn dig, and more.

Categories: Family Friendly
Fall Art Walk

Fall Art Walk

October 9, 2015 from 5:00pm to 9:00pm

Come Downtown from 5:00pm to 9:00pm and enjoy art receptions and open houses at many Downtown locations.

Adult Coed Kickball Tournament

Adult Coed Kickball Tournament

All day October 9, 2015

Get a team together and register for the Recreation Center’s 9th Annual Adult Coed Kickball Tournament.  All players must be 21 yrs. of age or older.  Prizes for 1st and 2nd place will be awarded.  Don’t miss the fun!  Register early on-line www.fmtn.org/recreation, or at the Farmington Recreation Center, 1101 Fairgrounds Rd.  The cost is $40.00 a team.

The event runs 9 Oct, 2015 through 10 Oct, 2015
Fall Navajo Song & Dance

Fall Navajo Song & Dance

October 11, 2015 from 10:00am to 4:00pm

The public is invited to the Farmington Indian Center park grounds at 100 W. Elm St., for this fun social event that will close out the local Navajo Nation fair season. Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission is free.

Annual High Desert Fine Art Festival

Annual High Desert Fine Art Festival

October 16, 2015 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm

The festival is held at the Farmington Civic Center.  Opening reception will be Friday from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.  Hours will be Saturday from 10:00am to 6:00pm and Sunday from 11:00am to 4:00pm.  Admission is free.

The event runs 16 Oct, 2015 through 18 Oct, 2015
Categories: Art & Museums, Free
High Desert Fine Art Festival

High Desert Fine Art Festival

All day October 16, 2015  |  Farmington Civic Center

The High Desert Fine Art Festival is open to the public and features 20 to 30 of the best artists of the Four Corners area working in various categories and mediums.

The event runs 16 Oct, 2015 through 18 Oct, 2015
Bizarre Bazarre!! Craft Fair

Bizarre Bazarre!! Craft Fair

October 24, 2015 from 9:00am to 2:00pm

Get your holiday shopping done early.  There will be door prizes throughout the day starting at 9:00am at the First United Methodist Church of Bloomfield, 1105 N 1st St., Bloomfield, NM.

Bubble Bash

Bubble Bash

October 24, 2015 from 11:00am to 3:00pm

The Bubble Bash is the World’s Cleanest & Most Colorful 5K fun run! Dashers run, dash, and splash through several feet of foam every mile. Be prepared to give bath time a run for its money!
This Bubble Bash by Color Dash 5k benefits the New Beginnings transitional living shelter for women and their children who are survivors of domestic violence. Race Starts at 11:00am in Berg Park but make sure to get there early to join in on the dance competitions, hula-hoop contest, and many more contests with awesome swag giveaways.

Full Moon Hike

Full Moon Hike

October 27, 2015 from 5:00pm to 9:00pm

Ever wondered what hoodoos looked like in the moonlight? Join the Farmington Museum from 5:00pm to 9:00pm for a hike in the Bisti Badlands during the full Hunter’s moon and find out. Space is limited so register early. Cost is $5 per person.

Categories: Outdoors & Sports
Boo-Palooza

Boo-Palooza

October 31, 2015 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Family friendly Halloween party in Historic Downtown Farmington from 4:00pm to 6:00pm! Enjoy games, a dance with live DJ, costume contests and of course trick or treating.

Categories: Family Friendly, Free
Christmas Craft Fairs

Christmas Craft Fairs

November 7, 2015 from 8:30am to 2:00pm

Two great locations are featured!  Come to the Bonnie Dallas Senior Center, 109 E. La Plata St. and the Farmington Recreation Center, 1101 Fairgrounds Rd., from 8:30am to 2:00pm.  Beautiful handmade gifts, amazing jewelry, and original art will be available for purchase. Over 100 talented vendors will tempt you with gifts you won’t find anywhere else.

Two Hearts Wedding Expo

Two Hearts Wedding Expo

November 8, 2015 from 3:00pm to 7:30pm  |  Farmington Civic Center

Two Hearts Wedding Expo,Farmington’s premiere Bridal Fair is the region’s best Bridal Show. With this concentrated exposure to all that the Four Corners area has to offer, you can literally “Plan Your Day in a Day!”

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Fee Free Day

Fee Free Day

November 11, 2015 from 8:00am to 8:00pm

Explore our National Parks!  Entrance fees to all national parks and monuments are waived in honor of Veterans Day.  Fee waiver includes entrance fees, commercial tour fees, and transportation entrance fees.

ART350

ART350

November 13, 2015 from 10:00am to 4:00pm

Take advantage of this special affordable art sale where the artwork of well-known artisans will be sold for $350 and under at the Farmington Civic Center. Admission is free.

The event runs 13 Nov, 2015 through 15 Nov, 2015
Categories: Art & Museums
Turkey Trot & Gobble Wobble

Turkey Trot & Gobble Wobble

November 21, 2015 from 9:00am to 1:00pm

The event will feature a 5K Turkey Trot and a 2 Mile Gobble Wobble walk at 9:00am in Downtown Farmington at Orchard Park, Orchard & Main St. This family friendly event will include activities such as children’s carnival games, face painting, a kids gobble contest, music, and more. Participate in a Turkey Trot and Gobble Wobble costume contest!  Enter individually or as a group so bring that gaggle down and do the Gobble Wobble! This is an all-weather event so please plan to participate rain or shine!  Cost is $20.

Holiday Art Walk & Small Business Saturday

Holiday Art Walk & Small Business Saturday

November 28, 2015 from 5:00pm to 9:00pm

In Historic Downtown Farmington, coordinated by the Farmington Downtown Association, and sponsored by Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs.  Come Downtown from 5:00pm to 9:00pm and celebrate the holiday lights with art receptions and open houses at many Downtown locations.  While you’re downtown to appreciate the art, take some time to visit all that Downtown Farmington has to offer and support Farmington’s Small Businesses.  Art Walk maps will be available at any of the participating downtown locations.

Categories: Family Friendly, Free
Festival of Trees

Festival of Trees

All day December 2, 2015  |  Farmington Civic Center

Explore a winter wonderland amidst an indoor forest of artfully decorated Christmas trees at the annual Festival of Trees.

The event runs 2 Dec, 2015 through 5 Dec, 2015
Christmas Parade

Christmas Parade

December 3, 2015 from 5:45pm to 10:00pm

Farmington’s annual lighted Christmas parade begins at 5:45pm and runs through Historic Downtown Farmington along Main Street.

Categories: Family Friendly, Free
Christmas Holiday Delight

Christmas Holiday Delight

December 4, 2015 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Get into the spirit of the season with Sycamore Park Community Center, 1051 Sycamore St., from 5:00pm to 7:00pm.  Hot chocolate and cookies available to celebrate Christmas.  Come prepared with your Christmas list, Santa will be sharing the evening with us.  This is a free event.

Categories: Family Friendly, Free
Riverglo

Riverglo

December 4, 2015 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm  |  Berg Park

Luminarias, bell choirs and carolers, and a live nativity transform Berg Park for this holiday celebration.

San Juan College Luminarias

San Juan College Luminarias

December 5, 2015 from 6:00pm to 11:59pm  |  San Juan College Campus

Each year, San Juan College thanks the community for their support by displaying over 40,000 luminarias on the campus grounds and buildings.

Categories: Signature Events
Christmas Arts & Crafts Sale

Christmas Arts & Crafts Sale

December 12, 2015 from 9:00am to 4:00pm

Don’t miss this arts and crafts sale presented at the Farmington Indian Center, 100 W. Elm. The sale is open to all vendors and buyers alike.  This is a great opportunity to wrap up holiday shopping or in most cases, get started. Admission is free. Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Categories: Family Friendly, Free
Jingle Bell Jamboree

Jingle Bell Jamboree

December 12, 2015 from 10:00am to 12:00pm

Join the Farmington Recreation Center, Farmington Aquatics, and Sycamore Park Community Center as we celebrate the holidays with Jingle Bell Jamboree from 10:00am to 12:00pm at the Recreation Center, 1101 Fairgrounds Rd.  Visit Santa and tell him what you want for Christmas, create a festive holiday craft, play games, and enjoy a doughnut with a hot cup of cocoa!  There is a suggested donation of $2 which will be contributed to charity, or bring 2 canned food items to help those in need.

Categories: Family Friendly
Audubon Christmas Bird Count

Audubon Christmas Bird Count

December 19, 2015 from 8:00am to 2:00pm

The Riverside Nature Center, in Animas Park off Browning Parkway, will be part of this nationwide project which is an opportunity for volunteers to aid in scientific research which has been carried out for over 100 years.  From 8:00am to 2:00pm, spend part or all of the day with other birders counting all the birds, common or rare, abundant or scarce, in their wintering grounds in the Farmington area.  Participants pay a small fee, which helps fund compilation of the census.

Categories: Outdoors & Sports
Reindeer Romp

Reindeer Romp

December 19, 2015 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Farmington gets holiday ready with the Reindeer Romp or the North Pole Stroll.  Held at Orchard Plaza in Historic Downtown Farmington from 4:00pm to 6:00pm, this event will feature a 5K Reindeer Romp (chip timed) and a 2 Mile North Pole Stroll. Registration is $15.00 which includes a shirt.  The 5k will start promptly at 4:00pm, walkers will follow.  This is a family friendly event with activities such as: children’s winter carnival games, live holiday music, hot chocolate, hot apple cider, holiday cookies, and a chance to see Santa!  Register by Thursday, December 17, 2015.  Late registrations will be accepted on Friday, December 18, until 2:00pm, with a $10.00 additional fee.

Live Navajo Nativity

Live Navajo Nativity

December 23, 2015 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm

This annual live nativity uses traditional Navajo clothing and live animals and is presented entirely by children at the Four Corners Home for Children, 2103 W. Main St., in Farmington, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. This is a free events, donations and canned food is collected onsite.

Chaco Canyon Christmas Bird Count

Chaco Canyon Christmas Bird Count

All day December 26, 2015

Join volunteers from the Four Corners Bird Club and the Riverside Nature Center in making a winter census of the birds at Chaco Canyon National Monument.  Participants should be experienced birders and able to hike in backcountry areas in winter weather.

Categories: Outdoors & Sports
New Year’s Eve Dance

New Year’s Eve Dance

December 31, 2015 from 8:00pm to 12:00am

Come to the Bonnie Dallas Senior Activity Center, behind the Senior Center Annex at 208 Wall St., for this annual celebration from 8:00pm to midnight.  Cost is $3.00 for 60+.

Categories: Music & Theater