Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice

Previously Held
Chaco Culture National Historical Park
The first 100 visitors who arrive will be allowed past the gate to join Park Rangers for the sunrise event. Additional activities planned in the park on both June 21 and June 22.

Event Information

Chaco Culture National Historical Park
1808 CR 7950 Nageezi, NM
Chaco Culture NHP
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Free with Entrance Admission

Chaco Culture National Historical Park will host a viewing of the sunrise alignment at Casa Rinconada on June 21 and 22 for the first 100 participants each day. The gates will open at 5:30am and visitors should arrive early to catch the 5:55am sunrise. The Acoma Enchantment Dancers will perform a mid-morning and mid-afternoon dance on June 21 and a mid-morning dance on June 22. Chocolate historian and alchemist Mark Sciscenti will give an evening program both days on how the ancestral Pueblo people used chocolate. Participants can taste different historic drinking chocolates.

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