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.
  • The City of Gallup has selected Frank Bosler as Manager of the El Morro Theatre. Mr. Bosler was a resident of Gallup for 18 years prior to moving to South Carolina and Albuquerque. Bosler worked for the Gallup-McKinley County Schools as an English teacher
  • City staff has been working on several initiatives to clean up and beautify our neighborhoods and streets. Over the summer, crews from the Parks and Recreation Department, Streets Division, and Solid Waste Division conducted the fourth annual Community
  • The Pro Shop at Fox Run Golf Course will be closed for the winter season beginning Monday, October 6, 2014. The course will remain open daily from 9 am to 5 pm for play at no charge to golfers; however, cart rentals and range balls will not be available.
  • Tuesdays @ 11am: Mother Goose on the Loose (ages 0-2): Interactive Parent-Child Music + Movement Storytime Wednesdays @ 4pm: Weird Science Club (ages 6-12): Exploratory Science, Technology, Engineering and Math programs designed to make learning fun.
  • The library is offering free computer training throughout the month of October 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