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 will host a reception for the candidates for the next Gallup Chief of Police on Tuesday, December 1 at 5:30 to 7:00 pm. The reception is open to the public and will be held at the El Morro Events Center, 210 South Second Street in Gallup.
  • In keeping with past years, there will not be any solid waste collection on Thursday, November 26, 2015. All customers normally having Thursday collections will be done on Friday. Customers scheduled for Friday collections will have their refuse picked up
  • The City of Gallup Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) will hold a workshop to review and receive public comments about a draft of the updated Growth Management Master Plan. The growth management master plan is an official public document adopted by the
  • America’s veterans are some of our nation’s bravest, hardest-working men and women. However, it’s hard to show them the appreciation they deserve when, back home and out of uniform, they’re more camouflaged than ever. Greenlight A Vet is a campaign to
  • BNSF honored the city of Gallup, New Mexico in a ceremony on November 2 with its BNSF Railway Heritage Community Award. The award honors communities around BNSF’s 32,500-mile rail network that embrace their past, present and future ties to freight rail.