Fourth of July weekend is right around the corner and there are several Independence Day events planned around the state. Below you will find a list of July 4th and other events, along with camping and fire restriction information for New Mexico camping locations.
- 4 p.m. – 10 p.m.
The Red & Green Vegfest Albuquerque:
Their mission is to teach the public about ethical, environmental, and health benefits of a vegan lifestyle. This event welcomes vegans, vegetarians, and omnivores who want to learn more about how to protect their health, the planet, and its inhabitants. Date and Time: Saturday, July 1 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Albuquerque Convention Center. Admission is $5-$15.
Summer Nights Musical Concert Series:
Performed by local and regional talent in the beautiful setting of the Botanic Gardens. During the concerts, attendees are encouraged to stroll the grounds, enjoy a magic show, and ride on the Garden’s model train. The Heritage Farm and Aquarium will also be open during the concerts, which are held every Thursday at 7 p.m. (gates open at 6) at the ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden. Admission is $3-$10.
- 10 a.m. – Noon
- City Center – Civic Center Circle
- 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
- Loma Colorado Park
The 14th Annual Pork and Brews Festival:
The best food vendors from around the region together for BBQ, local craft beer, live music, and interactive family activities such as face-painting, bouncy houses, and more. Saturday, July 1, through Monday, July 3, at the Santa Ana Star Center. Admission is $6 with discounts for kids & military.
- 6:15 p.m. – 10 p.m.
- Santa Fe Place Mall
- Parade begins at 9 a.m. on Main St.
- Festivities and fireworks begin at 4 p.m. at Daniel Fernandez Memorial Park
- July 1, 2017 from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m.
- Eagle Park
- Fireworks display begins at dusk
- Parade begins at 10 a.m.
- Fireworks display has been cancelled
- July 1, 2017
- 4 p.m. 6 p.m.
- Burro Avenue
- July 1st and 2nd
- Fireworks display Sunday, July 2, at the Community Park Catwalk Road
- July 4, 2017
- Inn of the Mountain Gods
- 3 p.m.
July 4th Parade and Celebration: Parade begins at 10 a.m.
- The Bavarian Lodge and Restaurant
- 1 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- 9 a.m.
- Historic Route 66
- Coyote Del Malpais Golf Course
- Entertainment begins at 6 p.m.
Fourth of July Celebration and Fireworks: Cielo Grande Park.
The Roswell UFO Festival begins Thursday, June 29, and runs through July 2. The UFO Festival celebrates the highly debated crash of 1947. With a planetarium laser show, alien chase, water slides, a car show and more, the UFO Festival has something for everyone. To see a schedule of all the UFO Festival events, click here.
Fourth of July Fiestas: Fireworks display July 4, 2017 from 8 p.m. until 10 p.m.
- Green Acres Park
- Entertainment begins at 3 p.m.
- Firework celebration along the Pecos River at the Beach.
- Bring your own lawn chair or blanket
- Shuttle service from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
- Free parking at The Cascades
- Harry McAdams State Park
- 4 p.m.
Annual Fireworks Display
- 4:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
- Fireworks display at dusk
- Food, music, zipline and more
Planning on going camping this Fourth of July weekend? Most campsites have fire restrictions in place. Please check the restrictions in place for the campsite you plan to visit below.
Black Canyon Campground
Carson National Forest
Cibola National Forest
City of Rocks
Eagle Nest Lake
Elephant Butte Lake
El Moro National Monument
El Vado Lake
Gila National Forest
Living Desert Zoo & Gardens
Mesilla Valley Bosque
Oliver Lee Memorial
Rio Grande Nature Center
Santa Fe National Forest
Santa Rosa Lake
Vietnam Veterans Memorial