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.
The Gallup Police Department has canceled candidate testing on Memorial Day (May 27). Testing will resume on Monday, June 3. If you have further questions, please contact Sgt. Padilla-Begay at (505) 726-5430.
The City has debuted a new page on the popular business and networking site, LinkedIn. Gallup General Services Director Rick Snider stated that "our new LinkedIn page augments our existing presence on other social media outlets, including Facebook
Be SMART! Get a new, free, high quality, water saving toilet, showerhead and faucet aerators to replace old water guzzling fixtures - a value of up to $335! Be one of the first 150 Gallup Joint Utilities residential customers with a family of four
The City of Gallup is pleased to announce the hiring of Richard Matzke as its new Electric Director. Mr. Matzke was chosen from a pool of five finalists following a nationwide personnel search. He is currently Engineering Manager at the Light and Power