Jemez Springs is attractive year round for its many outdoor recreational activities as well as cultural events. The Village hosts several key annual events unique to the area as well as weekly events, retreats, and workshops. Be sure to book lodging well in advance for larger events as capacity is limited.

January:New Year's Eve celebrations throughout the Village
February: Cabin Fever Festival
April:Earth Day Cleanup
July:4th of July Parade and Fireworks
August: Jemez Pueblo Independence Day Ceremony and Run
September: Jemez Art Walk
October:Jemez Mountain Trail Sale, Jemez Pueblo Feast Day
December: Light Among the Ruins

Independence Day Celebration

July 4, 2018
Featuring duck races down the Jemez River, live bands, evening light show and a great time in the cool mountain Village of Jemez Springs! A schedule of events is as follows:

9 a.m – NM-4 to close for parade

10 a.m. – Parade

10:30 a.m. Flag raising ceremony and presentation of awards

11 a.m.-2 p.m. Arts and crafts vendor and kids activities including: Mermaid fishing and Big Foot bean bag boss hosted by the Jemez Helping Hands. Kids can try their luck at these carnival games to win a prize. All proceeds will benefit the Jemez Helping Hands, a local 501(c)3.

11 am – 3 pm – BBQ benefit lunch. Featuring hot dogs, pulled pork sandwiches, potato salad and dessert. All proceeds will benefit the Animal Amigo’ .

Explore Jemez Springs – Walking Tour of Jemez Springs

Dining, shopping, relaxing and more. Visitors are urged to go on a walking tour of Jemez Springs and visit the local businesses. Exquisite art galleries, relaxing hot springs, food, crafts, gifts and more. Check the back of this schedule for the list of our sponsors, make sure to stop by their shops.

2-3 p.m. Kids entertainment

3 p.m. Duck Race – Try your luck and race a duck down the Jemez River! Purchase a duck and enter it into a race down the Jemez River. The race takes places behind the Jemez Springs Public Library in the river. All proceeds from the races will benefit the Friends of the Jemez Springs Public Library. Remember to purchase your ducks in advance of the race times.

3-5 p.m. Live music, dancing, and ice cream social. Enjoy the music, dancing and ice cream available for purchase.

5-8 p.m. Dinner and explore Jemez Springs

8 p.m. Hummingbird Music Camp concert

8:30 p.m. Light Show

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