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


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Memorial Day Ceremony Monday, May 27

Ceremony begins at 11:00 am at Veteran’s Memorial Park (located next to Esther Bone Library)
Pine Tree Rd off of Southern Blvd.





Father’s Day “TEE”, Saturday, June 8
1:30 pm – 4:00 pm     Cabezon Community Center and Park

2307 Cabezon Blvd NE Rio Rancho, NM 87124
$10 per person ( each child and parent must register) ages 2 and up. Tee-off with Dad, enjoy an Arnold Palmer, crafting, and play a round or two of miniature golf. Prizes for the top 3 teams.  Call 5050-891-5015 to register



Mopar Fest Car Show Saturday, June 15
8:00 am to 3:30 pm      Haynes Park

Free spectator admission. Visit or call 5050-896-8115 for more information




Movies & Music in the Park Saturday, June 15 at Haynes Park
Music begins at 6:00 pm  Movies begin at Dusk

Free admission Music: Band The New Horizons,     Movie: Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero

Movies & Music in the Park Saturday, June 29 at Cabezon Park
Music begins at 6:00 pm  Movie begins at dusk

Free admission Music: Band Hit Squad  Movie: The Sandlot


Fourth of July Extravaganza
Thursday, July 4     Parade & Ceremony, Bicycle Decorating Contest ,  Fireworks

10:00 am Parade will be at Civic Center at City Hall – parade entry $15
9:00 am Bicycle decorated contest free entry- judging will take place on the top parking lot of Santa Ana Star Center (where the parade line up takes place)
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Fireworks free entry at Loma Colorado Park bring blankets and coolers. Food vendors available. No alcoholic beverages allowed


Pork & Brew Friday, July 5 to Sunday July 7
Santa Ana Star Center

Admission $6 adults, $4 Seniors 65 and older, $4 children 3 to 12, Free under 3
Food festival and craft beer fest        For info purchase tickets
Friday 2 pm – 8 pm
Saturday 11 am – 7 pm
Sunday 12 noon – 6 pm



Music & Movies in the Park, Saturday, July 13 at Haynes Park
Music begins at 6:00 pm  Movie begins at dusk

Free admission Music: Alchemie      Movie: Ferngully: The Last Rainforest



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.
More information contact or


Small Business Saturday Arts & Crafts Show
Saturday, Nov 30  at Elevate
10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Support your local small business arts & crafts artisans do your shopping for the holidays.
Elevate Trampoline Park, 3301 Southern Blvd SE Rio Rancho, NM 87124
FREE Admission and Parking