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

2441 Westside 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

parade at 9:00 am     All pets must be on leash during the event

Click for more details       call 505-891-5015




Park in the Park Saturday, April 28, 2018
Annual Car show

10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Cabezon Park   2307 Cabezon Blvd SE  Rio Rancho, NM 87124
FREE ADMISSION    over 300 cars on display  for Vehicle or vendor event registration call 505-892-4499 or 505-891-5015
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Rio Rancho’s Biggest Yard Sale Saturday, May 12, 2018

7:00 am – 2:00 pm   Cabezon Park  2307 Cabezon Blvd SE Rio Rancho, NM 87124
Registration deadline is May 4th , vendors space $30     call 505-891-5015



Summer Music Series Esther Bone Library
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
950  Pinetree Rd Rio Rancho, NM 87124

May 9 – Christine Fawson – American Songbook
June 13 – Ryan Fin – Calypso Island Music
July 11 – Chris Livingston – Acoustic Classical and Jazz
August 8 – Diane Richardson – Contemporary Vocal Jazz

Concerts held in the Library’s Outdoor Concert Pavilion.  Bring blanket and picnic. Chairs provided. Food trucks and ice cream too!
more info Summer Music Series Esther Bone Library



Monday, May 28 Memorial Service Veterans Monument Park
11:00 a.m.
Speakers will include Mayor of Rio Rancho Greggory D. Hull and military personnel

950 Pinetree Rd Rio Rancho, NM 87124

Immediately following the ceremony, there will be a dedication of the Metro Area First Responders Monument. The monument is located inside the Veterans Memorial Park and includes four black granite panels surrounding the foundation to create a monolith engraved with the badges of nearly 30 agencies. The monument was recently completed as part of a Leadership Sandoval County project, and was coordinated and sponsored by a number of community leaders, businesses, and organizations. Leadership Sandoval County is a program of the Rio Rancho Regional Chamber.


Mopar Fest Car Show Saturday, June 16, 2018
8:00 am – 3:30 pm Haynes Park

FREE admission for all ages
Varity of Mopar cars and food vendors



15th Annual Pork & Brew Friday, June 29 – Sunday, July 1, 2018
Santa Ana Star Center 

3001 Civic Center Circle NE Rio Rancho, NM 87144
“The Cooking Channel’s Carnival Eats” will return to the Santa Ana Star Center bringing together the best barbeque vendors from around the region,  this three day festival featuring BBQ, Beer, live music, cooking demos and interactive family activities.
Galloping Grace Youth Ranch will be showcasing a petting zoo and pig races throughout the weekend.
No pets allowed, service animals only.
Alcoholic beverages purchased inside must be consumed inside.
Alcoholic beverages purchased outside must be consumed outside.  (NM State Liquor License Law)

Event Times:
Friday, June 29th, 3PM – 9PM
Saturday, June 30th, 11AM – 7PM
Sunday, July 1st, 12PM – 6PM
General Admission: $6
Active Military w/ID, Adults 65+ and Kids 4-12: $4
Kids 3 & Under: Free

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Fourth of July Activities Wednesday, July 4th

Bicycle Decorating contest at 9:00 am Civic Center Circle FREE Entry
Parade & Ceremony 10:00 am at Civic Center Circle  FREE Entry
Fireworks 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Loma Colorado Park FREE entry




Mayor’s Sunday is Funday August 19, 2018
12 noon to 4:00 pm  Haynes Park

Admission is $1 adults children free 12 years and under

Vendors contact Dave Heil at 505-228-7189

The theme for the event is ‘Honoring Our Heroes’. 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.  Proceeds raised by this event go toward community youth programs.



Saturday, September 8,2018
Pooch Plunge, Adopt A Thon & Food Drive

10:00 am – 3:00 pm  Haynes Park & Pool
$5 per dog to swim       All dogs must be on leash and handled by someone 16 years or older
Must be current on all vaccinations and tags to attend. Food Vendors,donations for pets food, toys, blankets; adopt from shelter.