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 been notified today that the Digital Postal Mail system will be discontinued soon. If you are currently using this service for your bills, we recommend that you visit the website at and download any archived
  • The City will be offering senior aerobic workouts at the Neighborhood Senior Center, 607 North Fourth Street in Gallup. These forty-minute workouts willl be offered on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 11 am. For more information, please call the center
  • Families are invited to visit the Octavia Fellin Children’s Branch on Saturday, April 26th at 2:00pm to watch Academy Award Winner and Golden Globe Winner, Frozen. The film won 2 Academy Awards for Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song “Let it Go”
  • The library is offering free computer training throughout the month of April 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 or
  • Explora! is coming to the Octavia Fellin Children’s branch with STEM into Reading. This is a science, technology, engineering and mathematics interactive, hands-on experience for children ages 2-5 together with their adult companions.