Thousands of Native Americans and non-Indian tourists throng the streets of Gallup and the huge amphitheater at Red Rock State Park in early August for the Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial. Instigated almost a …
Held in Shiprock and featuring a powwow, traditional dancing and rodeo, this fair is perhaps the most traditional of the large Native American gatherings. It begins with the Night Way, a complex Navajo healing cerem…
While this huge fair, on the first weekend in September, actually takes place in nearby Window Rock, just across the Arizona state line, it effectively spills over into Gallup, which is in any case a better place to…
This fun event includes cross-country ski races, a snowshoe race and even a fat-tire bike race. It's usually held over Martin Luther King Jr weekend in mid-January.
The most famous ceremony at Zuni is the all-night Shalako ceremonial dance, held on the first weekend in December and continuing for the next several days.
The annual Aztec Fiesta Days has arts and crafts, food booths and a bonfire during which 'Old Man Gloom' is burned to celebrate the start of summer.
Some 200 colorful hot-air balloons take part in demonstrations and competitions at Red Rock State Park, during the first weekend in December.
Labor Day weekend, with juried Native American arts and crafts and a Navajo rug auction.
The Zuni Tribal Fair features a powwow, local food and arts-and-crafts stalls.
Music, arts and crafts, and food.