Events & Festivals


Friday May 27 2016

5:00pm - 9:00pm

Berg Park and Animas Park

Voted a Top Farmington Event!
Area rivers are celebrated with a festival of music, food, activities and entertainment. Activities takes place along the Animas river trails from Berg to Animas Park in Farmington.

Event Information

Berg Park and Animas Park
Farmington, NM
River Reach Foundation
Event Entry FREE

Riverfest activities include the annual Wiener Dog Races, Riverfest 10K / 5K run & walk, river raft rides, live music, kid activites, fun vendors, American Indian Market & Dance, Riverfest Fine Art Show, Disc Golf Tournament, beer & wine garden and more! 

2016 Schedule & Special Event Details

The Great Weiner Dog Races -  Saturday May 28, 2016 - 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Always a favorite with Riverfest attenddes!  Races take place at The Arena, at Berg Park (near the intersection of Scott and San Juan Blvd.).  Registration open 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. in front of race gates.  Entry is $5.00 per dog.

Riverfest 5K, 10K and 2 Mile Walk - Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 8:00a.m.
Both runs and walk will start and finish at the Animas Park parking lot area and run along the scenic river trails. All entries receive a race t-shirt. Awards for age groups, both male and female, for the 10K and 5K. Registration closes Friday, May 27 at 1:00 p.m., there will be no race day registration. Registration available online
Information: 505-599-1184

River Rafting - Saturday, May 28 to Sunday, May 29, 2016
Purchase tickets in advance by calling Mild To Wild Rafting at 970-247-4789.

Riverfest Fine Art Show - Saturday, May 28 to Sunday, May 29, 2016
This Fine Art Show is hosted by the Northwest NM fine Arts Council.

American Indian Market and Dance - Saturday, May 28 to Sunday, May 29, 2016
Inter-tribal cultural performances and art sales. Organized by the Farmington Indian Center.
Information: 505-327-6296

Fore! Corners Disc Golf Tournament - Saturday May 28, 2016
Registration open 8:00 to 9:00 a.m., just west of Rocky Reach Terrace. Register online at Free play through the parks on Sunday. 

Riverfest Parking and Trail Access

Riverfest activites take place along the riverwalk trails and parks from Animas to Berg Park. Parking and trail access is available from the intersection of Scott Ave. and San Juan Blvd., and just off of Browning Parkway, near the Farmington Animal Shelter, in Farmington. 


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Farmington CVB videos also available in HD on YouTube.

2014 Farmington Riverfest