Events & Festivals

Freedom Days

Thursday Jun 28 2018

All day

Farmington, New Mexico

The Fourth of July is celebrated with a variety of special events throughout Farmington! Special events and performances held June 28th to July 4th, 2018. Check back for the 2018 schedule, parade entry form and vendor applications.

Event Information

Farmington, New Mexico
Freedom Days Committee
Visit Website
505-326-7602 or 800-448-1240

Check back soon for the 2018 schedule of events!

The Four Corners region celebrates the Fourth of July over several days with a multiday celebration of community, patriotism and family!


2017 Freedom Days Schedule of Events

The 2017 schedule follows and is also available as a 2017 Freedom Days Schedule PDF. Parade and vendor applications are available below the schedule. 


Thursday, June 29

8pm Outdoor Summer Theater
“Shrek the Musical” at Lions Wilderness Park by Sandstone Productions 


Friday, June 30

10am - 6pm Gem & Mineral Show
McGee Park Coliseum and sponsored bySan Juan County Gem and Mineral Society

11am – 1pm TGIF Music & Lunch 
Held at Orchard Park and sponsored by City of Farmington's PRCA

8pm Outdoor Summer Theater
“Shrek the Musical” at Lions Wilderness Park by Sandstone Productions       


Saturday, July 1

8am - Dusk Freedom Fours Co-ed Volleyball Tournament
Held at Brookside Park and sponsored by Piedra Vista High School Volleyball Team
     Sign Up Form PDF

10am - 6pm Gem & Mineral Show 
Held at the McGee Park Coliseum sponsored by San Juan County Gem and Mineral Society

8pm Outdoor Summer Theater
“Shrek the Musical” at Lions Wilderness Park by Sandstone Productions     


Sunday, July 2

10am - 5pm: Gem & Mineral Show 
Held at the McGee Park Coliseum sponsored by San Juan County Gem and Mineral Society         


Monday, July 3

5:30pm – 8:30pm Family Freedomfest
Held at the Farmington Museum & Visitor Center. Great food available for purchase from fantastic food vendors.  Stay after and enjoy the fireworks and musical simulcast!

     5:30pm - 13th Yo Down Show Down Yo-Yo Contest
     5:30pm - Performance by San Juan College’s Company
     7:15pm - Kissmah Brass Band, Kysar Millennium Leavitt Insurance - sponsor

9:25pm Fireworks Display 
Fireworks set from Sullivan Hill and sponsored by Citizens Bank, PESCO & Northern Edge Casino. Simulcast on KWYK 94.9fm

Tuesday, July 4

11am - 5:30pm Party in the Park
Held at Brookside Park and sponsored by KWYK 94.9fm & Independence Capital Property Management. Food, entertainment, fun vendors, live musical performances by After Midnight and Company, games and activities for the entire family! Water Balloon Dodgeball brought to you by Independence Capital Property Management.

     11am - Skateboard Competition Registration at Brookside Skate Park and sponsored by Sycamore Park Community Center
     12pm - Skateboard Competition begins 2017 Competition PDF

     12 to 4:30pm - United Blood Services Blood Drive with activities for kids. 
        This is a Jolt Your Summer Challenge stamp stop! 

     3pm - Papa John’s Pizza Eating Contest Registration open 11am to 2pm

9pm - Farmington Rotary Electric Light Parade
Held in Historic Downtown Farmington on Main Street and sponsored by The Bridge Assisted Living
2017 Parade Entry Packet PDF


2017 Vendor Applications and Forms

Party in the Park Vendor Information

Freedom Fours Volleyball Signup

2017 Night Parade Entry Form

2017 Skate Competition Flyer

Friends of Freedom Days 2017

Advertising Ideas, Farmington Municipal Schools, San Juan County, SJC Commissioner Margaret McDaniel, SJC Commissioner Jack Fortner, SJC Commissioner John Beckstead, SJC Commissioner Jim Crowley, San Juan College, Waste Management

Special thanks to the City of Farmington’s Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs, Police, Fire, Traffic and Street Departments

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