Celebrate the Holidays

Farmington lights up with holiday cheer, as we usher in this festive season! From holiday themed 5Ks to traditional Christmas celebrations, Farmington knows how to deck the halls. This year, we invite you to visit Farmington for more than just shopping. Take the time to join us at our holiday events, live performances and craft fairs. Meet local artisans and get to know us a little better. We also have plenty of outdoor and cultural adventures to add to your must see and do list. Please join us over the holidays and let's spread the magical spirit of the season, while creating treasured family memories.  


Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker

December 11, 2019 from 7:00pm - 9:00pm | Farmington Civic Center
Christmas is coming and so is the one and only Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker ~ Gift of Christmas Tour!
San Juan College Choir Concert

San Juan College Choir Concert

December 12, 2019 from 7:00pm - 9:00pm | SJC Little Theater
The San Juan College Choir will present their Christmas concert, Thursday, December 12, at 7 p.m., in the Little Theatre.
Native Holiday Market

Native Holiday Market

December 13, 2019 from 10:00am - 2:00pm | San Juan College Native American Center
Shop handmade Native American goods in time for the holidays! Buy directly from Native artists.
AstroFriday

AstroFriday

December 13, 2019 from 6:30pm - 7:30pm | San Juan College Planetarium, Room 1723
Show will take place in the San Juan College Planetarium with a stargaze to follow, weather permitting. This is a free event! Planetarium show offered at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. with stargaze at 8:30 p.m.
The event runs Aug 9, 2019 through May 30, 2020
Bar D Wranglers Christmas Jubilee

Bar D Wranglers Christmas Jubilee

December 13, 2019 from 7:00pm - 9:00pm | Farmington Civic Center
The much-beloved cowboy crooners come off the Bar D and return to the Farmington Civic Center stage for their traditional cowboy Christmas show.
Audubon Christmas Bird Count

Audubon Christmas Bird Count

December 14, 2019 from 8:00am - 3:00pm | Riverside Nature Center
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!
Bloomfield Craft Fair

Bloomfield Craft Fair

December 14, 2019 from 9:00am - 3:00pm | Bloomfield High School
8th Annual Fran Templeton Memorial Craft Fair.
Jingle & Mingle

Jingle & Mingle

December 14, 2019 from 10:00am - 11:00am | Farmington Recreation Center
Celebrate the holidays at the Farmington Recreation Center’s Open House, visit Santa and join in games and activities!
Christmas Open House

Christmas Open House

December 14, 2019 from 12:00pm - 6:00pm | Wines of the San Juan
Join Wines of the San Juan for their annual Christmas Open House, the perfect chance to sip and shop as you enjoy catching up with friends!
The event runs Dec 14, 2019 through Dec 15, 2019
A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

December 14, 2019 from 7:30pm - 9:30pm | Farmington Civic Center
The Farmington Civic Center presents, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.
Chaco Canyon Christmas Bird Count

Chaco Canyon Christmas Bird Count

December 16, 2019 from 9:00am - 3:00pm | Chaco Culture National Historical Park
Come join park rangers and experienced birders of Farmington’s Four Corners Bird Club at Chaco Culture National Historical Park for the 120th Audubon Christmas Bird Count!
An Appalachian Christmas - Mark O'Connor

An Appalachian Christmas - Mark O'Connor

December 17, 2019 from 7:00pm - 9:00pm | Henderson Performance Hall
Enjoy a special evening with lilting Christmas melodies that will take you right to the heartland with Grammy Award Winner, Mark O’Connor and an all-star cast of music greats.
Winter Concert Fundraiser for the Heartbeat Music Project

Winter Concert Fundraiser for the Heartbeat Music Project

December 18, 2019 from 7:00pm - 10:00pm | Farmington Civic Center
Please join the Heartbeat Music Project teachers and students on December 18th at the Farmington Civic Center for an evening of side-by-side performances of traditional Navajo music, classical music, and holiday classics.
Jazz Jam

Jazz Jam

December 18, 2019 from 7:00pm - 8:00pm | Farmington Civic Center
VOTED A JOLT WORTHY EVENT! Join music lovers for a live Jazz Jam, every other Wednesday evening from 7 to 9pm. This is a free event and open to all.
The event runs Oct 9, 2019 through Dec 18, 2019
Elf, the musical, Jr.

Elf, the musical, Jr.

December 19, 2019 from 7:00pm - 8:00pm | Farmington Civic Center
Local talent takes the popular movie "Elf" to new heights in Elf, The Musical, Jr. This is a Heather McGaughey Youth Theatre Production and sure to be a holiday hit. Don't delay, get your tickets today!
The event runs Dec 19, 2019 through Dec 21, 2019
Winter Solstice

Winter Solstice

December 20, 2019 from 4:30pm - 5:30pm | Aztec Ruins
Aztec Ruins National Monument will host programs in honor of the winter solstice. Event will take place December 20 and 21, 2019.
The event runs Dec 20, 2019 through Dec 21, 2019
Winter Solstice Event

Winter Solstice Event

December 21, 2019 from 11:00am - 2:00pm | Farmington Public Library
Celebrate the return of the sun at the Farmington Public Library's Winter Solstice event!
Reindeer Romp

Reindeer Romp

December 21, 2019 from 4:00pm - 6:30pm | Orchard Plaza, Historic Downtown Farmington
VOTED A JOLT WORTHY EVENT! Farmington gets holiday ready with the Reindeer Romp 5K and the 2 mile North Pole Stroll! This family friendly holiday event is so much more than a Fun Run.
Live Navajo Nativity

Live Navajo Nativity

December 23, 2019 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm | Four Corners Home for Children
VOTED A JOLT WORTHY EVENT! Since 1985, Navajo Ministries has presented this annual live nativity. A local favorite, it is a must not miss Christmas tradition.
Christmas Dinner at SunRay

Christmas Dinner at SunRay

December 25, 2019 from 10:00am - 10:00pm | SunRay Park & Casino
Join SunRay Park & Casino for a wonderful Christmas meal!
New Year's Mandala: A Gift for Our Wildlife

New Year's Mandala: A Gift for Our Wildlife

December 28, 2019 from 10:00am - 2:00pm | Riverside Nature Center
Join in this outdoor project, and help create an artistic New Year's treat for our wildlife to enjoy.
Roaring 20's N.Y.E. Bash

Roaring 20's N.Y.E. Bash

9:00pm Dec 31, 2019 - 1:00am Jan 1, 2020 | SunRay Park & Casino
Join SunRay Park & Casino in the Sportz Arena for a Roaring 20's themed party as we celebrate the new year with music, dancing, food, and fun! Accessories will be provided! RSVP to: 505-566-1205.
The event runs Dec 31, 2019 through Jan 1, 2020
Moonlight Walk

Moonlight Walk

January 11, 2020 from 7:00pm - 8:00pm | Riverside Nature Center
The park trails are beautiful by moonlight, with glimpses of animals, and maybe even the call of an owl.
Keshjee' (Navajo Shoe Game)

Keshjee' (Navajo Shoe Game)

January 17, 2020 from 6:00pm - 11:00pm | Farmington Indian Center
The public is invited to participate in this Navajo winter night oral history game taught through song and playful teasing of opponents.
Stars & Stories

Stars & Stories

January 25, 2020 from 7:00pm - 8:30pm | Riverside Nature Center
Join Riverside Nature Center in Animas Park, for a Moonlight Walk.
The event runs Nov 23, 2019 through Jan 31, 2020

We hope you will join us for these annual festive celebrations! 
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