Events & Festivals

Jolt Your Summer Challenge

Previously Held May 19, 2018 - August 3, 2018

Farmington, New Mexico

VOTED A JOLT WORTHY EVENT! Take the 2018 Jolt Your Summer Challenge! This summer contest inspires outdoor lovers and active families to explore Farmington and offers families a variety of free and affordable activities. Print your game card today and take the Jolt Your Summer Challenge!

Event Information

Farmington, New Mexico
Activities throughout Farmington and San Juan County
Farmington Convention & Visitors Bureau
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Get to know Farmington a little better this summer and take the Jolt Your Summer Challenge!  Participants have from May 19 to August 3, 2018 to complete 30 activities and have the game card stamped at each location/event.

Turn in your completed forms to the Farmington Museum & Visitor Center between August 4th and August 11th, 2018The first 50 people to turn in their game sheet during those dates will receive a prize.   One prize per game sheet, while supplies last.  Those that complete at least 25 activities will be entered into a drawing for additional prizes such as restaurant gift cards, fishing poles, a tent and more!

Print Your Game Card

2018 Jolt Your Summer Challenge
Please note there is a typo on early versions of the game card. #16 should list the Connie Mack World Series Opening Ceremonies as August 2, 2018. 

Jolt Your Summer Challenge Events

The following is a listing of the dated events.  Additional non-date specific activites are also on the game card. Brief descriptions offered. Click on the event title for the full description.  Stamping stations at each event will be noted, look for the Jolt Your Summer Challenge banner.

May 19 - Walk for Hope
Collect your stamp as you explore the Farmington Police Department's BearCat, Bomb Unit and Mobile Command Unit (free event)

May 26 - 27 - Riverfest
Collect your stamp stamp and take part in FREE family fun activities at the Jolt Your Journey tent (free event)

June 13 or 27- Lake Farmington
Collect your stamp and enjoy a day at The Beach on one of these two dates (cost $5 per vehicle)

June 14 - First Tee Family Night
Collect your stamp at Riverview Golf Course during their First Tee Family Night event (free event)

June 16, July 10 or August 4 - Park Play Day
Attend one of these three Park Play Days and collect your stamp (free event). June 16 at Sandalwood Park 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., July 10 at Westland Park 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and August 4 at Milagro Park from 10:00 a.m. to noon

June 16 - Father's Day Ductmazing Bouquet
Visit E3 Children's Museum from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and make a Father's Day gift ($1 per person)

June 21 to August 4 - Outdoor Summer Theater
Enjoy Mary Poppins at Lions Wilderness Amphitheater on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings and collect your stamp ($7 - $12 per person)

June 21 - Summer Solstice
Observe Summer Solstice at Salmon Ruins from 7:00 to 8:30 a.m. (free)

June 27 or July 25 - School House Rock Live! Jr.
Catch this live performance by local youth and get your stamp (donations welcome)

June 29 to July 1 - Gem & Mineral Show
Enjoy activities at Freedom Days' Gem & Mineral Show and get your stamp in the fluorescent tent (entry is free)

July 4 - Party in the Park
Visit the Jolt Your Journey tent at Brookside Party, enjoy free activities and collect your stamp (free)

July 13 - Back to School Splash
Join in the fun at Sycamore Park Community Center and collect your stamp (free)

July 21 - Rod Run & Car Show
Don't miss this classic car show in Downtown Farmington. Get your stamp at the City of Farmington PRCA booth (free)

July 21 - Make.Do Fair
Visit the Farmignton Public Library for this annual event, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Join the fun and get stamped.

August 2 - Connie Mack Opening Ceremonies
Attend the Connie Mack World Series opening ceremonies and get your stamp at the Visitor Information Booth ($3-$4 per ticket). Please note the initial version of the game card had a typo on #16.  The correct date for this event is August 2, 2018. 

June 1, 15, 29 & July 13, 27 - Cottonwood Concert Series 
Collect a stamp at one of the Farmington Public Library summer concerts at 3:30 and 6:00 p.m. (free event) Schedule: June 1 Krossroad Band, June 15 Bluegrass, Lettuce & Tomato, June 29 The Sandstoners, July 13 Trio Los Amigos, July 27 Mariachi Nuevo Sonido

Tuesdays - Community Line Dancing
Dance and get your stamp at Sycamore Park Community Center every Tuesday from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. 505-566-2480 (free event)

Wednesdays - Brown Bag Birding 
Bring a lunch and enjoy some birding, as you collect your stamp at the Riverside Nature Center, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (free event)