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October Special Events in Farmington - Farmington Convention & Visitor Center

Posted Oct 1, 2017

Farmington offers a fun selection of events for the month of October. Click on the title link for the complete event description and details.

Oct 1-Feb 17 - Shipwreck: Grab your matey and stop by the Farmington Museum & Visitor Center to walk the plank into 'Shipwreck! Pirates and Treasure'. This hands-on interactive traveling exhibit includes a robotic arm to pick up treasure, 500 priceless artifacts from recovered famous shipwrecks and more! Admission is $7 adults, $4 children. Open Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm, Saturday 8am-7pm.

Oct 7 - Chile in October: Don’t miss this annual chile cook-off brought to you by the Farmington Chamber of Commerce. Enjoy a beautiful day along the Animas River at Berg Park with chile and salsa tasting and live music, 11am–3pm. $10 adults, 12 and under free with an adult.

Oct 7 - Road Apple Rally: Compete in or watch the longest continually run mountain bike race in North America. Since 1981, this famed race has offered divisions for beginner, pro, expert, sport and single speed and also features a children’s obstacle course. 7am-Noon, starting at Lions Wilderness Park.

Oct 13-14 - Storytelling Festival: Stories aren’t just for kids! Nationally recognized and local storytellers gather in Farmington, as the Farmington Public Library brings to you the free Four Corners Storytelling Festival. Events held at Berg Park and the Totah Theater.

Oct 13 - Boat & Float Fest: Paddle over to the Farmington Aquatic Center for the Boat & Float Fest! Enjoy trying out canoes, kayaks and paddleboards in the pool, 4:30-7:30pm, admission $4.

Oct 31 - BooPalooza: Participate in this family friendly Halloween party in Historic Downtown Farmington from 4-6pm! Enjoy games, dancing and a live DJ, costume contests and of course trick or treating, all made possible by Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs.

Thursdays thru Oct 26 - Downtown Maker’s Market: Visit Downtown Farmington in Orchard Park every Thursday evening through October 26th for The Maker’s Market featuring vendors who grow and sell produce and create baked goods, handmade goods, art, and re-purposed items; along with collectors of antiques and vintage items and much more!

Saturdays and Tuesdays - Farmington Grower’s Market: Shop for locally grown food and hand-made goods at the Farmington Grower’s Market every Saturday, 8am-12pm, and Tuesday, 4-6pm, at the Farmington Museum & Visitor Center.

Wednesdays and Thursdays - MadLab-Sensory: Explore a variety of paints, slime, sound containers, glue, glitter, dough, and more at MadLab, brought to you by Peach's Neet Feet. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver during class and be prepared to get messy. Class is one hour, held every Wednesday and Thursday. Preregister online.

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