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



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



Sandoval County Fair  July 31 – August 5, 2018 in Cuba, NM

The 2018 Sandoval County Fair runs July 31 through August 5 at the scenic county fairgrounds in Cuba, New Mexico. A single adult can get a full-day pass for $5.00, with passes for youth 12 and under going for only $3.00. However, the best deal is a $25 family pass that buys entry for the entire fair if you pre-purchase. Family pass at the gate is $40.

Junior Rodeo, 4 H Club offerings, food, fun, Senior day, dancing, baking, quilting and arts & crafts
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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.  More info

Mountain West Brew Fest 2018 August 25, 2018

$20 per person over 21 yrs. of age, designated driver and children with accompanying adult $5
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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
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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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