Gallup, NM

Gallup, New Mexico, located at the heart of Native American lands, is sometimes called the “Indian Capital of the World”. It has the largest Indian center in the Southwest and the ceremonial capital of Native America. The Inter-tribal Indian Ceremonial features five days of Native American dancing, parades, elaborate costumes, authentic foods, arts, music, rodeo performances and more. One third of Gallup’s population has Native American roots including Navajo, Zuni, Hopi and other tribes. Whether you're interested in exploring culture, history, sports and outdoor activities, shopping, or the beauty of the Southwest, Gallup, New Mexico has it all. Explore New Mexican history at the Red Rock Park and Museum, Rex Museum, The Navajo Code Talker Museum or the Gallup Cultural Center, located in the historic Santa Fe Railway depot. Gallup is also famous for the yearly New Mexican events it hosts: National Junior High School Finals Rodeo, Wild Thing championship bull riding, USTRC roping competition and the Red Rock Balloon Rally. Gallup is a paradise for those seeking the ultimate in New Mexican outdoor adventure: rock climbing, world-class hiking and biking trails, state and national forests are open for horseback riding, hunting and fishing. Motorsports enthusiasts can challenge their skills at the Gallup Motocross Park.
  • Ground breaking ceremonies were held today for the historic El Morro Theatre annex. Construction starts immediately! This project includes state-of-the-art projection and audio system upgrades for the main theater. The new annex on Second Street includes
  • The City of Gallup announced today that it is moving forward with contracting out the operation, maintenance and pro shop of the Gallup Municipal Golf Course. The City has been in contact with New Mexico State University since June to have NMSU's PGA
  • The library is offering free computer training throughout the month of August at the Octavia Fellin Library. Class size is limited to 10 participants per session. Registration is required, to register call (505)863-1291 or email libtrain@gallupnm.gov