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.
Over the past two years, the city has promoted a renewed culture of safety among employees. Many of the latest initiatives have come through the efforts of the city’s risk manager, Jon “JM” DeYoung. JM joined the city in September 2012 and has since
Saturdays @ 10:30 am: Puppet Show! (all ages): Start your Saturday mornings off right with a brand new program. Come see an amusing and entertaining puppet show for the whole family.
Tuesdays @ 4 pm: Coding for Kids: Video Game Design
Are you between the ages of 12 and 18? Interested in making movies? Eager to enter the Teen Film Festival? Then drop in on Saturday February 7th and/or 14th at 1:00 pm for assistance with all your film making needs. Whether you hope to use