Events in Gallup

Gallup has a lot of exciting things happening throughout the year.  Here are some upcoming events open to the public. 

Gallup Inter-tribal Indian Ceremonial

Gallup Inter-tribal Indian Ceremonial

3 - 11 Aug, 2019 Event schedule is available at

Come celebrate the 96th annual Ceremonial. There are tons of events each day, including parades, native indian dances, pow wows, rodeo, and of course the best market for native american art and jewelry in New Mexico.

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Gallup Native Arts Market

10 - 11 Aug, 2019 8:00 am-6:00 pm Saturday, 10 am-6pm Sunday

Visit Gallup's Annual Direct-Retail Southwestern Native Arts Market. This is the place to get authentic Native American Art at the heart of Downtown Gallup.

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Big Brother Big Sister Golf Fore Kids

Big Brothers Big Sisiter Golf Fore Kids Sake

25 Aug, 2019 - 12:00

Procees of this Golf Tournament help match more local kids with caring adult mentors, changing their lives for the better, forever.

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Gallup Film Festival

12 - 14 Sep, 2019 Visit for a schedule of films

The Gallup Film Festival is Gallup's unique showcase of films from around the world, with an extra emphasis on Native American Actors and Native American made films.

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Squash Blossom Classic Kent Hodges 1/2 Marathon, 5K, & 10K Event

14 Sep, 2019 - 8:00 a.m.

This event takes place at the High Desert Trail System just a few miles north of Gallup, New Mexico. Singletrack trails, Juniper and Pinyon forest, and stunning rock formations and outcroppings. Racers and Runners will compete for age group category pott

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Desert 100 Race Event

Red Rock 100 Desert Race

14 - 15 Sep, 2019 Check in on the Facebook for details!

This is Gallup's premiere ATV/UTV racing event! This is round 7 of the GasIT Offroad Racing Series

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3rd Annual Northfest Community Celebration

15 Sep, 2019 - 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

NorthFest celebrates Gallup's North side community through culture, art and language. Everyone is invited!

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Squash Blossom Classic High Desert Screamer Mountain Bike Race

15 Sep, 2019 - 8:30 a.m.

The High Desert Screamer Mountain Bike Race takes place on the High Desert Trail System, a series of loops on the pristine mesas overlooking Gallup.

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UFO Film Festival

UFO Film Fectival

18 - 19 Oct, 2019 12:00 pm

16th annual event

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All Night Fright Night

All Night Fright Night

19 - 20 Oct, 2019 Showtimes start Saturday morning and end Sunday morning for a full 24 hours of films

Come get your thrills in this 24 hours fright film event in this historic (and haunted) El Morro Theatre

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