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Farmington's Special October Events - Farmington Convention & Visitor Center

Posted Sep 23, 2016

Farmington is proud to announce the creation of a new designation called Jolt Worthy Events which recognizes outstanding activities and events in Farmington and the surrounding area that are guaranteed to energize an individual or family's life journey. Here are the Jolt Worthy events for October:

Chile in October

October 1 - Chile and salsa cooks from across the county tempt and please event goers with their special recipes for the honor of be voting the best in town. Experience a beautiful October day along the Animas River with the best in food, wine and live entertainment. Information: 505-325-0279

Aztec Highland Games

October 1-2 - Get ready to celebrate the culture of the Scottish Highlands with an American Southwest twist at the annual Highland Games. Enjoy live Celtic music, physical competitions, Scottish and Irish dance exhibitions, bagpipe band exhibitions, traditional food and more. Information: 505-334-7646


October 7 - San Juan College Planetarium will entertain and educate audiences with The Constellations of the ZodiacĀ and a spectacular October stargaze. This event is open to the public and free. Planetarium show offered at 6:30 & 7:30 p.m. Stargaze (weather permitting) will be held  at 8:30 p.m. Information: 505-566-3361

Ronnie Milsap Concert

October 8 - Country Music Hall of Famer Ronnie Milsap will perform at the Farmington Civic Center! With 40 #1 hits and more than 35 million albums sold, Milsap remains one of country music's most successful crossover artists. This show is sure to please music lovers! Information: 505-599-1148

Four Corners Storytelling Festival

October 14-15 - National and local storytellers of all ages will be featured in this two-day celebration of an almost lost art - Storytelling. We invite you to slow down the pace, kick back and listen to traditional tales told by some of the very best national and local storytellers at the Farmington Public Library and Totah Theater. Information: 505-599-1270


October 31 - Participate in this family friendly Halloween party in Historic Downtown Farmington from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.!  Enjoy games, dancing and a live DJ, costume contests and of course trick or treating. Information: 505-599-1419

Pumpkin Festival

October 1-2, 8-9, and 15 - Sutherland Farms delight families with their annual Pumpkin Festival. Experience fall on the farm on Saturdays and Sundays in October. Complete with tractor rides, pumpkin patch, farm games and delectable foods of the fall harvest. This is a fantastic fall family outing. Information: 505-334-3578

Wolves and Wild Lands Exhibit & Peregrine Falcon

Enjoy two thrilling exhibitions for the price of one at the Farmington Museum! The museum will host Wolves and Wild Lands in the 21st Century and Peregrine Falcon: From Endangered Species to Urban Bird. The Wolves and Wild Lands exhibition will deepen viewers’ understanding of the wolf and the challenge of wolf-human coexistence. The Peregrine Falcon exhibition tells the story of a species that was brought back from the abyss of extinction. Exhibit open through October. Information: 505-599-1174

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