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

Mountain West Brew Fest 2018 August 25, 2018

$20 per person over 21 yrs. of age, designated driver and children with accompanying adult $5
Click to purchase tickets and more info

Round up your friends for the Mountain West Brew Fest in Bernalillo on August 25, 2018! Taste samples of NM craft beer from breweries such as Bosque, Starr Brothers, Lost Hiker, Kaktus, Red Door, Palmer, Steel Bender, Boxing Bear, Desert Valley, Sandia Hard Cider, Broken Trail, Enchanted Circle and Kilt Check. Enjoy delicious food from Powdrell’s BBQ or one of the many food trucks. You can even try your luck at Ax throwing! Live music is included in the ticket price, with sounds from Calvin & the Jazz Trio, Mariachi Nuevo Sonido with Reynaldo Maestas, Perfect Stranger, Chill House and Black Pearl. Don’t miss this great event!



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.



A Run Above Walk, Run & Roll 5 K , September 15, 2018
A Park Above 

2441 A Park Above Ct. NE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124
8:00 am – 10:00 am      $35 an individual
Registration and details



Tails & Ales Saturday, September 29, 2018
Cottonwood Mall Dog Park

Hosted by the Rio Rancho Regional Chamber of Commerce
Noon – 6:00 pm
Fundraiser for Rescue dogs, along with Vendors, Music, Brew tastings, Food, Fun and activities.

Early Bird VIP Tickets are $27 per person until September 3.
Early Bird General Admission tickets are $19 per person until September 3.
Children under 16 yrs FREE with paid accompanying adult

Click for Tails and Ales Vendor Application
Click for Flier & Sponsor info


Pumpkin Patch October 1 – 31, 2018 Galloping Grace Youth Ranch
Santa Ana Star Center

3001 Civic Center Circle, Rio Rancho, NM 87144

Open daily 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Closing at noon on Oct 31
$4 Admission (2 and under free)
Corn pit, harvest maze, Duck races and 100’s of pumpkins in all shapes and sizes, Petting zoo and paintball target arena.
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Great Goblin Get Together, Saturday, October 20, 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Star Heights Recreation Center, Rio Rancho, NM 87124

Carnival includes games, cupcake walk, costume contest, piñata bust, and much more safe alternative to trick-or-treating.
$5 ages 1 – 12 yrs ( 1 and under Free)
Parents entry free, ages 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
5:30 pm 0 – 2 years
6:00 pm 3 – 5 years
6:30 pm 6 – 8 years
7:00 pm 9 – 12 years



Veteran’s Day Parade and Ceremony,
Monday, November 12,
10:00 am – 12 noon

City Center, 3001 Civic Center Circle, Rio Rancho NM 87144
$15 per parade entry  FREE ADMISSION all ages
Visit or calling 505-891-5015 for parade entry



Holiday Arts & Crafts Festival, Saturday, November 17
9:00 am – 4:00 pm  Sabana Grande Recreation Center, Rio Rancho, NM 87124

Registration Aug 27th for Vendors call 891-7205 or online registration





Winterfest Celebration, Saturday, December 22
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm   Rio Rancho Civic Center

Parade, visit by Santa Claus & Mrs. Claus, Ice skating and craft show at the Santa Ana Star Center
For more info call 891-5015 or parade / vendor online registration