Fourth of July 2014

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ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) -There are a number of events happening around New Mexico to celebrate Independence Day. Here is a list of Fourth of July events, closures and information from around the state.

Fourth of July Weekend Events

Albuquerque
Freedom Fourth at Balloon Fiesta Park
Fourth of July at Isotopes Park
Concert at the Veterans’ Memorial

Independence Day fireworks
Photos: Stunning photos from Fourth of July celebrations in recent years.

Santa Fe
Pancakes on the Plaza
Santa Fe Wine Festival (July 5 – July 6, 2014)

Rio Rancho
Pork and Brew (July 4 – July 6, 2014)

Las Cruces
Fourth of July Events
Fourth of July Electric Light Parade and Fireworks

Farmington
25th annual Freedom Days Celebration (July 3 – July 6, 2014)

Roswell
2014 Roswell UFO Festival (July 3 – July 6, 2014)

Los Lunas
Fourth of July at Daniel Fernandez Park

Mescalero
Fireworks Over the Lake at Inn of the Mountain Gods
Mescalero Apache Ceremonial (575-464-4494)

Las Vegas
Las Vegas Fiestas and Fireworks (July 2 – July 5, 2014)

Clayton
Fourth of July Street Dance, Parade, Rabbit Ear Roundup and Barbecue (July 3 – July 4, 2014)

Grants
Fourth of July in Grants

Cimmarron
Maverick Club Dance and Rodeo at the fairgrounds

Angel Fire
Fire on the Fourth Classic Car and Motorcycle Show

Eagle Nest
Fourth of July Extravaganza

Artesia
Fourth of July Celebration (575-746-2744)

Clovis
Smoke on the Water Fourth of July Celebration at Greene Acres Park

Corrales
Fourth of July Parade and Family Fun Day

Dry-rubbed Ribs
Photos: Celebrate the 4th with great grilled goodies, refreshing drinks and delicious desserts.

Deming
Fireworks at the Southwestern New Mexico Fairgrounds (575-546-8848)

Jemez Springs
Old-Fashioned Fourth of July

White Rock
Kiwanis Fourth of July Celebration at Overlook Park

Lovington
The World’s Greatest Lizard Race and Party at Chaparral Park

Portales
Smokin’ Fourth of July Bash at the Greyhound Arena

Raton
Fourth of July Fun in Ripley Park (575-445-2321, Ext. 112)

Red River
Fourth of July Parade on Main Street, and music and BBQ at Brandenburg Park

Silver City
Fourth of July Park Festival and Parade at Gough Park (575-538-3785)
Silver City Museum Ice-Cream Social

Socorro
Concert and Fireworks Display, New Mexico Tech Campus

Taos
Fourth of July Celebration
Town of Taos Fireworks Show and Arroyo Seco Parade


Fireworks Ban

NM State Restrictions and Closures

Officials in New Mexico are doing what they can to rein in the use of fireworks given the dry conditions and high fire danger plaguing the state. Read more»


Closures


Tipsy Tow Program

For those who plan on drinking while celebrating the 4th of July, AAA New Mexico is offering free rides home for tipsy drivers and their cars. For more information»

Tavern Taxi

Bernalillo County is offering free rides to and from your favorite restaurant or bar on July 4th. For more information»

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