All day Jun 20, 2017 | Farmington, New Mexico
VOTED A JOLT WORTHY EVENT! Take the 2017 Jolt Your Summer Challenge this summer! This summer contest inspires locals to explore Farmington and offers families a variety of free and affordable activities.
The event runs May 27, 2017 through Aug 12, 2017
June 20, 2017 from 7:00am – 7:00pm | Lake Farmington
VOTED A JOLT WORTHY EVENT! It’s time again to break out those fishing poles and hit Lake Farmington for a fishing adventure! When you do, be sure to snap a picture and enter the Farmington Convention & Visitors Bureau’s Flash Your Fish Challenge for the chance to win $100 and fun prizes.
The event runs May 1, 2017 through Aug 31, 2017
June 20, 2017 from 8:00am – 10:00am | Riverside Nature Center
Join Donna Thatcher, Education Specialist, and other birders for bird watching from 8:00 to 10:00am at the Riverside Nature Center in Animas Park off Browning Parkway, and a leisurely walk of 1 to 2 miles in Animas and Berg Parks every Tuesday. This is a free event.
The event runs Jun 1, 2015 through Jun 9, 2047
June 20, 2017 from 8:00am – 5:00pm | Farmington Museum & Visitor Center
Quiet and still, New Mexico’s desert and mountains evoke a meditative state. Not surprisingly, documenting the state’s landscape is a spiritual experience for photographer Ken Hoffman. He loves the desert and has come to appreciate its many variations of terrain, flora, and fauna.
The event runs Apr 1, 2017 through Jul 22, 2017
June 20, 2017 from 8:00am – 5:00pm | Farmington Museum
VOTED A JOLT WORTHY EVENT! The Green Revolution is a revolutionary exhibition with a minimal carbon footprint that allows host institutions and communities to be part of the green solution.
The event runs Apr 15, 2017 through Sep 9, 2017
June 20, 2017 from 10:00am – 5:00pm | San Juan College Henderson Fine Arts Gallery
Michael Bulloch will showcase an array of art in an exhibit titled, I Dream in Color at the San Juan College Henderson Fine Arts Center Gallery.
The event runs Jun 2, 2017 through Jun 30, 2017
June 21, 2017 from 7:00am – 8:30am | Salmon Ruins Museum
Join your guide at the Salmon Ruins Museum parking area for an event briefing. Then, proceed to the pueblo ruin to continue the talk and witness the sun lift over the pueblo’s horizon to manifest on the walls and focus on a feature of an interior room.
June 21, 2017 from 8:00am – 9:00am | Check Schedule
New to Farmington? Join the Farmington Branding Alliance Live Committee for a cup of coffee and get to know your community!
June 21, 2017 from 10:00am – 12:00pm | E3 Children’s Museum & Science Center
Visit E3 Children’s Museum & Science Center for playdates that are designed for families with young children every Wednesday at 10:00am. Take part in activities that will help develop early motor skills. Different activities are offered each week to encourage children’s imaginations.
The event runs May 6, 2015 through Jun 9, 2047
June 21, 2017 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm | Animas Park
Bring your lunch and join Riverside Nature Center staff and volunteers in Animas Park, off Browning Parkway, from 12:00pm to 1:00pm, in the observation room to watch wildlife as we eat.
The event runs Jun 7, 2017 through Jun 9, 2047
June 21, 2017 from 7:00pm – 10:00pm | Clancy’s Pub, an Irish Cantina
Come out to Clancy’s Pub every Wednesday for Open Mic Night to share your talent or to simply enjoy an evening of live music.
The event runs Apr 20, 2016 through Jun 9, 2047
June 22, 2017 from 10:30am – 12:00pm | Artifacts Gallery
Creative Mornings are held every Thursday and Saturday morning. This is a relaxed time where artists and art lovers can come together and be creative!
The event runs Apr 21, 2016 through Jun 9, 2047
June 22, 2017 from 4:30pm – 9:00pm | Downtown Farmington
VOTED A JOLT WORTHY EVENT! Downtown Farmington: A Main Street Project will once again be hosting the Downtown Maker’s Market in Orchard Park.
The event runs Jun 1, 2017 through Oct 26, 2017
June 22, 2017 from 5:30pm – 6:30pm | Farmington Public Library
Meghan is an awarding winning Professional Ventriloquist with 16 years experience and absolutely loves performing for any audience of any age! Enjoy classic fairy tales with a twist for young and old, as part of the library’s 2017 Summer Reading Program.
June 22, 2017 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm | Mossman Gladden Park
Join Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs at your neighborhood park for a Park Play Day!
June 22, 2017 from 8:00pm – 10:30pm | Lions Wilderness Park Amphitheater
VOTED A JOLT WORTHY EVENT! Enjoy an evening of live entertainment under the stars amidst a natural sandstone amphitheater at Lions Wilderness Park Amphitheater. Sandstone Productions will present Shrek the Musical. Performance held every Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening from June 15th to July 29th.
The event runs Jun 15, 2017 through Jul 29, 2017
June 23, 2017 from 8:00am – 5:00pm | Farmington Museum
Quilts and the Stories They Tell showcases examples made locally alongside quilts brought into the region.
The event runs Jun 23, 2017 through Sep 9, 2017
June 23, 2017 from 9:30am – 11:00am | Kiwanis Park
Bring your favorite pooch to Kiwanis Park and join in the excitement at the Kids’ Dog Show!
June 23, 2017 from 10:30am – 11:15am | E3 Children’s Museum
Join E3 Children’s Museum for Friday Fun for toddlers.
The event runs Jun 9, 2017 through Aug 25, 2017
June 23, 2017 from 11:00am – 1:00pm | Orchard Park
VOTED A JOLT WORTHY EVENT! Celebrate Fridays at TGIF in Orchard Plaza Park in historic downtown Farmington with live music! Grab lunch at the on-site food truck or from one of the local restaurants.
The event runs May 19, 2017 through Jul 21, 2017
June 23, 2017 from 3:30pm – 7:30pm | Farmington Public Library North Amphitheater
VOTED A JOLT WORTHY EVENT! Join the Farmington Public Library for the 2017 Cottonwood Concert Series! Each concert features an hour performance in the library’s rotunda, starting at 3:30 p.m., and another hour under the cottonwoods starting at 6:00!
The event runs Jun 23, 2017 through Aug 4, 2017
6:00pm Jun 23, 2017 – 9:00am Jun 24, 2017 | Westland Park
Bring your boys, your tent, fishing poles and get ready for a special night around the campfire creating memories that will last a lifetime!
The event runs Jun 23, 2017 through Jun 23, 2017
June 23, 2017 from 8:30pm – 9:30pm | Chaco Culture National Historical Park
Take in a Night Sky Program at an International Dark Sky Park when you visit Chaco Culture National Historical Park and experience the New Mexico night sky from the center of an ancient world! Program held every Friday and Saturday evening April to October. Watch for special programs on the annual solstice and equinox.
The event runs Apr 1, 2017 through Oct 28, 2017
All day Jun 24, 2017 | Riverside Nature Center
Learn about butterflies and other insects on this catch and release walk of about a mile starting at the Riverside Nature Center in Animas Park. Event held: June 24th 1:00pm to 3:00pm an July 22nd 10:00am – 11:30am.
The event runs Jun 24, 2017 through Jul 22, 2017
June 24, 2017 from 8:00am – 6:00pm | Begin at Farmington Museum & Visitors Center
Join the Farmington Museum for an educational adventure – a Museum EdVenture! These guided tours will help you discover the cultural treasures of the Four Corners. Excursions scheduled for June 24, September 16 and November 11.
June 24, 2017 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 run from 8am-12pm throughout the season. The Tuesday market will begin on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 from 4-6pm.
The event runs Jun 10, 2017 through Oct 28, 2017
June 24, 2017 from 3:00pm – 5:00pm | Farmington Museum
Photographer Ken Hoffman, whose exhibition New Mexico: A Meditative State is currently on display at the Farmington Museum, will give a presentation discussing how every artist is influenced by other artists; some of whom lived during an earlier period, while others may have lived concurrently.
6:00pm Jun 24, 2017 – 6:00am Jun 25, 2017 | Boys & Girls Club of Farmington
Come join this family friendly, fun and inspiring event!
The event runs Jun 24, 2017 through Jun 24, 2017
June 24, 2017 from 6:00pm – 7:30pm | Farmington Museum & Visitor Center
VOTED A JOLT WORTHY EVENT! Join the Farmington Museum on the terrace by the river each Saturday evening during the summer months for some local live entertainment at the free 15th Annual Summer Terrace Music Series. Don’t forget your folding chair and dancing shoes!
The event runs Jun 3, 2017 through Aug 26, 2017
June 28, 2017 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm | Farmington Public Library
Join the Farmington Public Library for a series of exciting cultural events in partnership with the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. Bring your sandwich or salad and we’ll provide sides, such as chips, cookies, beverages, etc. Each program’s run time is one hour or less!
The event runs Jun 14, 2017 through Jul 19, 2017
All day Jun 29, 2017 | Farmington, New Mexico
The Fourth of July is celebrated with a variety of special events throughout Farmington! Special events and performances held June 29th to July 4th. 2017 schedule, parade entry form and vendor applications are now available.
The event runs Jun 29, 2017 through Jul 4, 2017
June 30, 2017 from 11:00am – 2:00pm | Civitan Park
Kids ages 7 to 13, join the Farmington Recreation Center for a day packed with fun at the annual old-fashioned 4th of July themed celebration at Civitan Park!
July 1, 2017 from 9:00am – 11:00am | Riverside Nature Center
Starting at Riverside Nature Center in Animas Park, walk to the Veteran’s Memorial. See many less well-known sites in Animas and Berg Parks illustrating the history of the area. Learn about river history, native and introduced plants, Farmington history, and national history commemorated by the memorial.
July 1, 2017 from 9:15pm – 11:00pm | Farmington Museum & Visitor Center
Join the Farmington Museum for Outdoor Movies at the Museum! They will be presenting a classic, family-friendly movie on a big screen in the amphitheater along the Animas River. The movies are free, but donations are appreciated.
The event runs Jun 17, 2017 through Jul 15, 2017
July 3, 2017 from 1:00pm – 4:00pm | The Beach at Lake Farmington
Get 4th of July ready with the annual Fire Cracker Fun Festival! Enjoy an afternoon of fun holiday water games and prizes at The Beach at Lake Farmington.
July 7, 2017 from 4:30am – 7:30am | McGee Park the Coliseum
Garden Bros Circus celebrates 100 years entertaining families throughout North America.
July 8, 2017 from 8:00am – 6:00pm | Begin at Farmington Museum & Visitor Center
Join the Farmington Museum for History Hikes and discover the cultural and natural treasures of the Four Corners region! July 8th hike is at Engineer Mountain.
The event runs Jul 8, 2017 through Sep 9, 2017
July 8, 2017 from 10:00am – 2:00pm | Cross Roads Community Church
Come out to the 3rd Annual Pregnancy Expo for planning, expecting, and new mommas (and babies).
July 10, 2017 from 9:00am – 10:00am | Pinon Hills Community Church
This summer, get out of your chairs and get into baseball, basketball, flag football, soccer, tennis, dance, art and more!
The event runs Jul 10, 2017 through Jul 14, 2017
July 12, 2017 from 9:00am – 1:00pm | Quality Center for Business
If you have a new business or are planning to start a business join this workshop as Gregory Neeley of the NM Taxation and Revenue and Tom Stamper, CPA decode the process.
July 13, 2017 from 6:30pm – 7:30pm | San Juan College
Let The Four Corners Home Team help you to find out how to start your home buying process.
July 14, 2017 from 2:00pm – 4:00pm | Sycamore Park Community Center
Join Sycamore Park Community Center for one last big party of the summer. This annual event is a favorite with the kids!
July 15, 2017 from 11:00am – 8:30pm | Historic Downtown Farmington
Celebrate your love for classic cars with this festival of live music, food and of course hundreds of hot rods, classic cars and low riders in Historic Downtown Farmington. Car show will feature 21 classes. This event is free to the public and guaranteed to be a great time!
July 19, 2017 from 1:00pm – 3:00pm | Bowlero Lanes
Kids 6 to 13, get out of the summer heat and head over to Bowlero Lanes for a bowling party!
July 20, 2017 from 2:00pm – 4:00pm | Sycamore Park Community Center
Get ready for a super spacey good time as the staff from E3 Children’s Museum & Science Center bring tons of science fun to the Sycamore Park Community Center for a super science celebration!
July 21, 2017 from 9:30am – 12:00pm | Kiwanis Park
It’s time for the annual Summer Carnival at Kiwanis Park – get ready for an afternoon of summer fun with the Farmington Recreation Center staff!
July 21, 2017 from 7:00pm – 10:00pm | Northern Edge Casino Outdoor Stage
Mark Chestnutt performs live in Farmington! Don’t miss this performance at the Northern Edge Casino Outdoor Stage.
July 22, 2017 from 11:00am – 1:00pm | Farmington Public Library
Don’t miss Farmington Public Library’s giant Make.Do Fair and Pallet Throwdown 4!
All day Jul 28, 2017 | Ricketts Park
VOTED A JOLT WORTHY EVENT! Visit Farmington, New Mexico for the finest amateur baseball tournament in the United States! Select “Read More” for 2017 schedule.
The event runs Jul 28, 2017 through Aug 6, 2017
July 31, 2017 from 7:30pm – 9:00pm | Ricketts Park
Kris “Tanto” Paronto,hero of the Benghazi attack, author of “The Ranger Way” and speaker on 13 Hours in Benghazi written by NY Times bestselling author Mitchell Zuckoff will be speaking in Farmington, NM! This event brought to you by the Connie Mack World Series.
August 1, 2017 from 8:00am – 5:00pm | Farmington Museum & Visitor Center
In years past, artists were encouraged to submit designs for the annual Totah Festival advertising poster. In conjunction with this year’s festival, the Farmington Museum will showcase all of the posters created since 1989.
The event runs Aug 1, 2017 through Oct 31, 2017
August 5, 2017 from 8:00am – 10:00am | Riverside Nature Center
Our parks are full of birds this summer and many of them nest here. Join a walk with Nature Center staff and volunteers to see and learn about the summer birds.
August 5, 2017 from 3:00pm – 4:30pm | Farmington Museum & Visitor Center
VOTED A JOLT WORTHY EVENT! Join Farmington Museum as we explore all aspects of the West and investigate why the West has played such a pivotal role in world history and how it continues to permeate all aspects of American life, at home and abroad.
August 7, 2017 from 6:30pm – 11:00pm | Meet at the Farmington Museum & Visitor Center
Ever wondered what hoodoos look like in the moonlight? Join the Farmington Museum for a hike in the Bisti Badlands during the full moon and find out!
August 8, 2017 from 8:00am – 5:00pm | San Juan College – School of Energy, Merrion Rm.
The Internal Revenue Service-Stakeholder Liaison, in partnership with the Small Business Development Center, the NM Society of Enrolled Agents and New Mexico Society of Certified Public Accountants is bringing the latest in tax information to the field.
August 12, 2017 from 10:00am – 12:00pm | Riverside Nature Center
Join Nature Center staff on a walk to observe and learn about dragonflies.
August 12, 2017 from 6:00pm – 9:00pm | Downtown Farmington
Come out to the 7th annual 4 Corners 4×4 Show and Swap.
August 14, 2017 from 8:00am – 11:00pm | McGee Park
The San Juan County Fair takes place at McGee Park and features livestock shows, a parade, vendors and an excellent selection of live musical performances.
The event runs Aug 14, 2017 through Aug 20, 2017
August 18, 2017 from 7:00am – 8:00pm | San Juan River
The San Juan River Bi-Fly Tournament has become the premier trout fishing tournament of the Southwest.
August 18, 2017 from 5:00pm – 7:00pm | Sycamore Park Community Center
Come check out Sycamore Park Community Center and all they have to offer this fall at their annual open house.
August 19, 2017 from 1:00pm – 3:00pm | Riverside Nature Center
Try your hand at this ancient craft, using willow cuttings from Animas Park, and take home your own creation.
August 21, 2017 from 10:00am – 12:30pm | Farmington Museum
On August 21st, a TOTAL solar eclipse will be visible in the U.S. for the first time since 1979!!! Join the Farmington Museum on the terrace for tons of family-friendly activities leading up to the big show.
August 23, 2017 from 10:00am – 11:00am | MadLab brought to you by Peach’s Neet Feet
Come paint with fingers or brushes! This is a delightful way for you and your child to enjoy art together.
The event runs Aug 23, 2017 through Oct 26, 2017
August 26, 2017 from 9:00am – 12:00pm | Riverside Nature Center
Find out how traditional peoples used plants for dyes, foods, household items and many other things.
September 2, 2017 from 10:00am – 7:00pm | Farmington Civic Center
Talented Native American artisans are juried into this annual festival celebrating the craftsmanship and friendship of regional artists. Totah Festival features a weekend of fantastic food, a contest Pow-Wow, Cultural Dance Expo and the popular authentic Navajo Rug Auction.
September 8, 2017 from 10:00am – 2:00pm | San Juan College – Quality Center for Business
Come join San Juan College in this four-day four hour class to learn the fundamentals of an effective bookkeeping systems.
September 9, 2017 from 12:00pm – 7:00pm | Lions Wilderness Park Amphitheater
Experience the best in Brews, Meats and Bands at the B.M.B Festival at Lions Wilderness Park Amphitheater. This popular festival celebrates the good things in life – so get ready for a day of toe-tapping music, cold beer and hot ribs. You must be 21 or over to attend this festival.
September 9, 2017 from 4:00pm – 8:00pm | Greenlawn Cemetery
Step back in time to the late 1800s and early 1900s when San Juan County’s early pioneers will be brought to life.
September 9, 2017 from 5:00pm – 11:59pm | Pinon Hills Community Church
Join San Juan County Republican Party for this exciting event to honor our local heroes. The Patriot Day Banquet is an event to honor first responders, Veterans and to Never Forget September 11th, 2001.
September 12, 2017 from 8:30am – 12:00pm | Small Business Development Center
This free training program will provide participants with information on the facts and benefits of hiring people with disabilities, while addressing many of the myths and misconceptions many employers may have. It will also provide information on tax incentives associated with hiring people with disabilities.
September 30, 2017 from 7:00am – 9:00am | Farmington High School
The Foundation for Educational Excellence will host Farmington’s Annual Race to Educate 5K, 10K and 1/2 marathon on September 30th, 2017.
September 30, 2017 from 10:00am – 6:00pm | McGee Park Fairgrounds
1st Annual BBQ Cookoff featuring professional and amateur BBQ competitions. Green chile chefs will be showing off their best in this three division cookoff.
October 7, 2017 from 7:00am – 12:00pm | 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 37 years of racing. Pro and expert divisions will compete for $2,000 in cash prizes.
October 7, 2017 from 11:00am – 3:00pm | Berg Park
Get ready for a fun and tasty day as local chile and salsa experts compete to be the best in Farmington! Join in the fun as a cook and test your recipe against others or as a taster and vote for the best salsa and chile in town.
All day Oct 13, 2017 – Oct 14, 2017 | Totah Theater / Farmington Public Library
Slow down the pace, kick back, and listen to traditional tales told by some of the very best national and local storytellers. This festival features stories of all varieties…scary ghost stories, family stories, folklore and myths and will delight all ages.
The event runs Oct 13, 2017 through Oct 14, 2017
October 31, 2017 from 4:00pm – 6:00pm | Historic Downtown Farmington
Family friendly Halloween party in Historic Downtown Farmington from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.! Enjoy games, dancing and a live DJ, costume contests and of course trick or treating.
November 18, 2017 from 9:00am – 1:00pm | Orchard Plaza
Join Farmington families for this annual special holiday event! Sign up for the 5K Turkey Trot, 2 Mile Gobble Wobble or just come for the food and fun.
December 1, 2017 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm | Berg Park
Discover Farmington’s holiday spirit along the Animas River! Luminarias, carolers and a live nativity transform the river walk trails and Berg Park for this holiday celebration.
December 16, 2017 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm | Four Corners Home for Children
Since 1985 Navajo Ministries has presented this annual live nativity. A local favorite, it is a must not miss Christmas tradition.