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Jolt Your Summer Challenge

Friday Aug 23 2019

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Farmington, New Mexico

Take the 2019 Jolt Your Summer Challenge! This summer challenge inspires outdoor lovers and active families to explore Farmington and offers 50 free and affordable activities to experience this summer. Print your checklist today and take the Jolt Your Summer Challenge!

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Farmington, New Mexico
Activities throughout Farmington and San Juan County
Farmington Convention & Visitors Bureau
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As a community of outdoor lovers and active families there are so many things to do in Farmington!  The 2019 Jolt Your Summer Challenge is here to help you keep up on event dates and new activities.  Take on this list of 50 family friendly activities and events and you are sure to have a memorable summer! 

There are no stamps to collect or forms to turn in this year.  Simply complete the checklist at your own pace.  Share photos throughout the summer with #JoltYourJourney and #JoltYourSummerChallenge for the chance to win fun prizes (June-August).  Follow Jolt Your Journey on Facebook and Instagram for updates, reminders and winner announcements.  

Printable 2019 Checklist

2019 Jolt Your Summer Challenge Checklist

  1. Hike around - Explore the fascinating landscapes and historical sites around Farmington on a family hike!
  2. June 1 Kids Fishing Derby
  3. June 1 KidFest
  4. Enjoy live music along the Animas River, June 1 - August 31, at Summer Terrace Concert Series
  5. Take a selfie with Stan T. rex
  6. June - July  Jazz Jam
  7. Learn about local flora & fauna at the Riverside Nature Center.
  8. Meet a maker, June 6 - October 24, at the Downtown Maker’s Market
  9. Make a splash at The Beach.
  10. Greet a Farmer, June 6 - October 24, at the Farmington Grower’s Market
  11. Book a Dark Sky Tour with Four Corners Explorers June 21, Aug. 13, and Sept. 28! 
  12. Kick start your weekend every Friday, June 7 - July 26, with TGIF concerts
  13. Explore Salmon Ruins
  14.  Live music at the library, Cottonwood Concert Series - June 7, June 21, July 5 and July 19-
  15.  Tube or bike Animas Park with Animas Outdoors
  16. Meet local artisans, June 14, at the Summer Art Walk
  17. Explore the Bisti Badlands
  18. June 15 Make a Father’s Day Bouquet at E3 Children's Museum
  19. Hook a fish at Lake Farmington
  20. Tee off, June 19, on Range Night at Riverview with First Tee of San Juan County
  21. Play a round of disc golf
  22. Celebrate Elvis, June 20 - July 27, at Outdoor Summer Theater
  23. Find murals and public art around town to back the perfect family picture!
  24. Visit the Sherman Dugan Museum of Geology 
  25. Enjoy Good Night Moon Lullabies, June 20, at Farmington Public Library
  26. Play a round of foot golf at Civitan Golf Course
  27. Meet a rock hound at the Gem & Mineral Sho, June 29 to July 1 
  28. Pay tribute at All Veterans Memorial Plaza in Animas Park. 
  29. Attend a Park Play Day for some good old fashioned fun
  30. Visit Bisti Bay
  31. Pick a spot for the Freedom Days Fireworks, July 3
  32. Have fun in the sun at Party in the Park, July 4
  33. Compete in or watch the July 4 Skateboard Competition
  34. Enjoy a Farmington tradition, July 4 night Freedom Days Parade
  35. Bird watch at Riverside Nature Center! How many species can you identify?  
  36. Watch or take part in the Freedom Fours Co-ed Volleyball Tournament, July 6
  37. Camp at Lake Farmington
  38. Watch or take part in the Kick It 3v3 Soccer Tournament, July 6
  39. July 12 Back to School Splash
  40. Download Pokémon Go or a geocache app and head out for a unique tour of Farmington!
  41. Join the American Indian Cultural Arts Festival July 13
  42. Enjoy a family evening outdoors with Among the Stars Lullabies - July 18
  43. Grab your helmets and bikes, tour the local mountain bike trails or parks.
  44. Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing at the Farmington Museum, 11am-1pm, July 20
  45. Visit local parks and scenic areas to find your favorite place to watch the sun set!
  46. Discover the world of weaving at the Museum of Navajo Art & Culture
  47. July 20 Make.Do Fair & Pallet Throwdown
  48. July 20 Four Corners Rod Run
  49. July 24 - August 3 Connie Mack World Series
  50. Celebrate off roading during Four Corners 4x4 Week, September 4 – 8!  

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