Rio Rancho is a town that provides activities for family and the community. Check back periodically for new events taking place in our community.

A Park Above is the first fully-inclusive and accessible playground in New Mexico. A Park Above a place where all children can come together, interact, be included and grow, through the gift of play.

2441 A Park Above Ct SE  Rio Rancho, NM 87124

Open 6 am to 10 pm


Click for more info on A Park Above               A Park Above named the “2016 Best City Park” by Albuquerque The Magazine


Music & Movies in the Park, Saturday, July 27 at Cabezon Park
Music begins at 6:00 pm  Movie begins at dusk

Free admission Music: Paul Rino and the Tone Daddies     Movie: Christopher Robin




Mayor’s Sunday is Funday, Sunday, August 18 at Haynes Park
12 noon to 4:00 pm

The 14th Annual Mayor’s Sunday is Funday is taking place on August 18, 2019 from noon to 4 p.m. at Haynes Park, 2006 Grande Blvd., across from Intel on N.M. 528.
Admission is $1 for those ages 13 and older, and free parking with shuttle service will be available at the Intel parking lot off Westside Blvd.
The theme for the event is ‘Rio Rancho is Stronger Together’. At this fun, family style picnic, you’ll find many exciting events and musical entertainment along with inexpensive food choices. The event will feature a rock climbing wall, games and activities for kids, and a variety of vendor booths. During the event, you can also take a dip in the Haynes public pool, and participate in a silent auction inside the Haynes Community Center


Pooch & Plunge, Adopt a thon, Food Drive, Saturday, Sept 7
10:00 am to 3:00 pm at Haynes Park

$5 per dog, last chance for dogs to take a plunge in Haynes Pool before it closes. Adopt pets and donations for pet food & items for shelters.
All dogs must have current shots and be on leash at all times.




Visionary Arts & Crafts Guild Holiday Show
Saturday, Oct 12 at Pongal Event Center
10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Pongal Event Center 1101 Golf Course Rd SE Ste 103  Rio Rancho, NM 87124  Located one block south of Southern Blvd on Golf Course Rd.   FREE ADMISSION and Parking
Holiday shopping provided by local arts & craft artisans with a wide variety of handcrafts.
Shoppers have the opportunity to participate in winning a $10 certificate to shop with the VACG members. Must be present to win.
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Small Business Saturday Arts & Crafts Show
Saturday, Nov 30  TBA
10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Support your local small business arts & crafts artisans do your shopping for the holidays.

FREE Admission and Parking




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