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Downtown Farmington

  1. TGIF

    May 23, 2014, 11:00 AM - July 25, 2014, 1:00 PM @ Orchard Park

    On Friday's in the summer, come to Downtown Farmington's gazebo in Orchard Park, grab some lunch, take a break from work, listen to live music and relax. Three Rivers Eatery & Brew House will sell burgers and hotdogs so come enjoy yourself! TGIF is brought to you by the Farmington Downtown Association and is sponsored by City of Farmington's Parks, Recreation, & Cultural Affairs.

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Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs

  1. Picnic in the Park for Preschoolers

    April 1, 2014, 11:00 AM - September 30, 2014, 12:30 PM @ Riverside Nature Center

    Preschool children and their families bring lunch and meet at the Riverside Nature Center in Animas Park for a picnic, followed by a story or activity and a stroller-friendly walk in the park. Learn about plants, insects, birds, and all the interesting wildlife. Feed the friendly ducks, and go home in time for naps. This program continues every week throughout the spring and summer.

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  2. Summer Terrace Series

    June 7, 2014, 6:00 PM - August 30, 2014, 7:30 PM @ Farmington Museum at Gateway Park

    Outdoor concerts hosted most Saturday nights at 6:00 p.m. throughout the summer. Concerts take place on the picturesque terrace, next to the river, at Farmington Museum at Gateway Park.

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  3. Outdoor Summer Theatre - FOOTLOOSE!

    June 19, 2014, 8:00 PM - August 2, 2014 @ Lions Wilderness Park

    Enjoy a popular production brought to you by Sandstone Productions. Experience live theater in the beautiful, natural sandstone outdoor amphitheater, at Lion Wilderness Park. Concessions are available. Performances are Thursdays through Saturdays and begin at 8:00 p.m. For tickets and more information, call (877)599-333.

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  4. Navajo Blanket Donation Exhibit

    June 21, 2014 - September 9, 2014 @ The Farmington Museum

    The Farmington Museum is proud to announce an incredible gift of 21 historic Navajo blankets generously donated by XTO Energy Inc., a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corporation. The Navajo blankets range in age from 1870 to 1900 and contain two third-phase Chief’s blankets, a small wearing blanket, and many other examples of early Navajo weaving from the blanket period. It is through their donation that the cultural beauty, legacy, and local Navajo heritage can be appreciated, preserved, and utilized to inspire future generations of Navajo weavers.

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  5. Plants of Many Uses Exhibits

    July 1, 2014 - September 30, 2014 @ Riverside Nature Center

    Local plants were, and are, used in many ways for food, household items, and art. Visit this exhibit at the Riverside Nature Center in Animas Park off Browning Parkway, which will change throughout the summer to learn about the many uses of our local plants. Some of these uses will be featured in Saturday activity programs and walks.

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  6. "Stan", the Tyrannosaurus Rex and other related Dinosaur Exhbits

    July 3, 2014 - September 8, 2014 @ Farmington Museum

    Come visit "Stan", the Tyrannosaurus Rex, who is generously on loan from the Museum of Natural History & Science in Albuquerque, from NOW until September 8. Bring your family and friends to this FREE dinosaur diversion and other dinosaur exhibits at the Farmington Museum.

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  7. Mixed Doubles Tennis Tournament

    July 25, 2014 - July 26, 2014 @ Farmington Tennis Complex (top of the Farmington Sports Complex)

    Farmington Recreation will be hosting a mix doubles tournament July 25 & 26 at the Farmington Tennis Complex. There will be an A and B flight, the entry fee is $10.00 per team, and all teams must enter by Thursday, July 24, 3:00 p.m.

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  8. Be A Human Paintbrush And Back To School Bash

    July 25, 2014, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Sycamore Park Community Center

    Kids bring your bathing suits and get ready for some painting fun at the Sycamore Park Community Center. You will be covered in paint and use your bodies to paint a mural to take with you. Attire should include swimwear or old clothes that can get paint on them. All participants will be cleaned with the garden hose upon completion of their masterpiece.

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  9. Poetry Picnic

    July 25, 2014, 6:00 PM @ Riverside Nature Center Xeriscape Garden

    Bring a picnic lunch and stay for a short program of poetry readings. The final program of the Poetry Picnic series will be held on August 22, at 6:00 p.m., and hosted by the Farmington Public Library, 2101 Farmington Ave. Sit beneath the cottonwood trees idyllically located at the north amphitheater. This program will feature works from the Farmington Public Library’s poetry collection, along with "open mic" time for people to read and share their own original poem, or favorite poetry. A picnic box lunch will be provided for this event through a Grace B. Wilson Southwest Poetry grant. Registration is required for this program, logon to and visit the Library Events Calendar, where you can register to attend. You may choose a sandwich or a salad dinner, with a beverage included.

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