Gallup, New Mexico

Upcoming Events in Gallup New Mexico


23 - 25 Rt. 66 Freedom Ride, Flight & Cruise - Bikers & Balloonists. Held Annually in celebration of our fighting men and women on Armed Forces Day, always held the last Friday-Sunday of July every year in Gallup NM.

Motorcycle Rally featuring a ride from the New Mexico-Texas State Line to the New Mexico Arizona State Line
Benefit Run and Biker Games on Sunday
66 Hot Air Balloons Fly the canyons of Red Rock Park Saturday & Sunday Morning

Benefit for "Operation Wounded Warrior" and the Gallup V.F.W. Post

Ph: 505-722-2228 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free for spectators.

24 Annual Gurley Motor Co. Route 66 Car, Truck & Street Rod Show - This event is being held in conjunction with the Annual Freedom Ride, Flight & Cruise which is held the last Friday-Sunday of July every year in Gallup NM. Links and info for entire event is available through the web site listed below.

Address: 701 W. Coal Gallup NM , Gallup, New Mexico
Ph: 505-870-7405 Steve (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: $30.00 Registration


30 - 8NM0402006e001 - Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial - Have a desire to understand more deeply the Native American culture in the US? Since 1922, the town of Gallup in the northwest has been celebrating its tribal community and Native Americans with the Annual Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial, a 5-day long event in August. More than 30 tribes from throughout the states join together to participate in parades, dances, rodeo contests, and more. Treasure the preservation and evolution of these tribes through observing their art and crafts, eating their native foods, and witnessing their traditional dances. All the color and flourish you would expect from a celebration of Native American Indian culture is present.

Ceremonial activities consist of four days and five evenings of special Art Previews, five all-Indian professional rodeos, and three performances of Ceremonial Indian Dances. A Ceremonial Queen Contest, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday downtown parade (America's only all-Indian non-mechanized parade), daily performing arts, Indian foods, hands-on activities center, and other educational programs await visitors.

The Indoor and Outdoor Marketplace and the Ceremonial Showroom present the country's most complete and varied displays of genuine Indian fine arts, including Navajo rugs, kachinas, jewelry, pottery, basketry, leather and bead work, paintings, sculpture, and a special juvenile division. A selection of artists will demonstrate the creation of various arts and crafts. All areas open at 10 a.m. daily.

Ph: 800-242-4282 (Always call and confirm events)


3 - 5 Annual Red Rock Balloon Rally - The Red Rock Balloon Rally is the second largest balloon rally in the world, with 200 balloons. Red Rock Park, with its massive, smooth sandstone bluffs and deep canyons is the perfect backdrop for the colorful nylon spectacle viewed by thousands of visitors each year since 1981.

The Balloon Rally schedule of events includes mass ascensions, balloon glows and competition with beautiful, hand crafted Native American arts and crafts.

Address: Red Rock Park , Gallup, New Mexico
Ph: 800-380-4989 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

4 Christmas Bazaar - Selling Assorted Native American Jewelry, Arts & Crafts, Baked Goods, Fry Bread, and much more.
Prices will be reasonable!
Call for More Information.
Located East of UNM-G on Hwy 564. Sign On Left Side of Hwy, If Traveling East.

Address: On Hwy 564 , Gallup, New Mexico
Ph: 505-722-3803 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Things to do near Gallup, NM

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