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Farmington's Annual Signature Events showcase the charm, character and culture of the area. Visitors can expect an in depth look at our local talent, artisans from the area, the diverse cultures of the region and, of course, our obsession with America's favorite pastime, baseball!

All events are listed in order of the date they occur, and all are family-friendly, quality events that are enjoyed by locals and visitors alike.

Saturday, August 26, 2023 from 8:00am - 12:00pm  |  Farmington Museum & Visitor Center

The Farmington Growers Market is a public market that brings together locally grown food, hand-made crafts, and our community. Saturday market runs from 8:00am - 12:00pm (9:00am to noon in October) throughout the season. The Tuesday market will begin in July and run from 4:30 -7:00pm.

Farmington Grower’s Market

Thursday, August 31, 2023 from 3:00pm - 8:00pm  |  Orchard & Main Downtown Farmington

Explore the Makers Market for locally made and grown treasures! Hosted every Thursday evening in Orchard Park, historic downtown Farmington. VOTED A JOLT WORTHY EVENT!

Downtown Makers Market

Previously Held April 7, 2023 - May 21, 2023  |  SunRay Park & Casino

SunRay Park & Casino brings live horse racing to Farmington! The 2023 racing season will be April 7th through May 21st. Live horse racing every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday with post time at 2:15pm. Admission is free and special activities and themes are featured weekly.

Live Horse Racing

Previously Held July 3, 2023 - July 4, 2023  |  Farmington, New Mexico

Join Farmington, NM as we celebrate the Fourth of July with Freedom Days, our multi-day celebration, in its 37th year! VOTED A JOLT WORTHY EVENT!

Freedom Days

Previously Held July 21, 2023 - July 29, 2023  |  Ricketts Park

Visit Farmington, New Mexico for the finest amateur baseball tournament in the United States! VOTED A JOLT WORTHY EVENT!

Connie Mack World Series

Previously Held September 4, 2023 - September 10, 2023  |  Location varies by event

Join us in Farmington for 4x4 fun as we roll out the red carpet for the 2023 W.E. Rock Grand Nationals competitors! Complete with trail rides, a massive 4x4 show and Downtown Takeover, and the World Extreme Rock Crawling competition - we have plenty of 4x4 fun for everyone! VOTED A JOLT WORTHY EVENT!

Four Corners 4x4 Week

Previously Held September 9, 2023 - September 10, 2023  |  Brown Springs in Chokecherry Canyon

Join us for the 2023 W.E. Rock Grand Nationals at Chokecherry Canyon. The best in extreme rock crawling will battle it out for top honors as Farmington welcomes W.E. Rock competitors and off-road enthusiasts with a week packed with 4x4 fun.

WE Rock Nationals

Saturday, October 7, 2023 from 7:00am - 11:00am  |  Lions Wilderness Park

Each October, mountain bikers meet in Farmington, New Mexico to compete in the annual Road Apple Rally! The Road Apple Rally is a favorite for professional and new riders and is celebrating 42 years of racing this year. VOTED A JOLT WORTHY EVENT!

Road Apple Rally

Previously Held December 17, 2022  |  Riverside Nature Center

More information on the 2022 Audubon Bird Count coming soon! Take part in a holiday tradition and enjoy an afternoon along the Animas River trails, as you take part in the annual Audubon bird census! 70,000 counters, at more than 2,300 locations, stretching from the Arctic Circle to the tip of South America will conduct the count during the month of December. Join birders in Farmington, for this fun day of trail walks and bird watching!

Audubon Christmas Bird Count

Friday, December 1, 2023 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm  |  Berg Park

Discover Farmington's holiday spirit along the Animas River! Luminarias, carolers, and a live nativity transform the riverwalk trails and Berg Park for this holiday celebration.


Saturday, December 2, 2023 from 5:00pm - 9:00pm  |  San Juan College Campus

Each year, San Juan College thanks the community for their support with a phenomenal display of luminarias on the campus grounds and buildings.

San Juan College Luminarias

Previously Held December 22, 2022  |  Four Corners Home for Children

Since 1985, Four Corners Home for Children has presented this annual live nativity. A local favorite, it is a must not miss Christmas tradition.

Live Navajo Nativity

Previously Held September 6, 2023 - September 8, 2023  |  Off Road Trails

Experience the epic off-roading found in the Farmington area at the Four Corners 4x4 Week Fall Crawl. The 2023 Fall Crawl offers three days of trail runs exploring scenic landscapes and phenomenal trails amidst an awesome week of off-roading adventures. Tickets are limited for this event.

 Four Corners 4x4 Week Fall Crawl

Previously Held September 1, 2023 - September 3, 2023  |  Farmington Civic Center

Since 1988 Totah Festival has been an annual celebration in Farmington, featuring quality Native American art from across the region. VOTED A JOLT WORTHY EVENT!

Totah Festival

Previously Held September 29, 2023 - October 1, 2023  |  Lake Farmington, San Juan College, Farmington Museum, Ricketts Park

Enjoy three days of wonder in Farmington, New Mexico as hot air balloons from across the nation take flight over the city in the mornings and light up the night at set locations each evening, along with a special concert with Jefferson Starship. VOTED A JOLT WORTHY EVENT!

Four Corners Balloon Rally
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