Help us celebrate this annual event! Not only are we excited for Chama Days, but our beloved Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad is celebrating 50 years of operation! Check back here to stay in the know of all the upcoming events! Find important deadlines and applications below! Get in the Groove!
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Main Street - 5:30 pm
Bring the kiddos and their pets for a evening of fun! Line-up starts at 5:00 pm on Third Street, and the Parade begins at 5:30 pm. Prizes will be awarded! Contact Mia or Candace for more information (575) 756-2197.
Baseball Field - 6 pm to 11 pm
This Chama Days favorite is back with all your favorite around-the-clock games. Get your team registered, or just come support the players! Please call Isaac Royston at (575) 209-0757 for more information.
LOCAL Restaurant - 6:30 pm
At this ceremony, we will crown the Chama Days Royalty Court as well as officially announce the Grand Marshal of this yearly tradition. Bring your cameras and your appetite!
Baseball Field - 10 am to Midnight
The competition continues! Keep on eye of the brackets that will be posted near the dugouts to see who is still in it! Please call Isaac Royston at (575) 209-0757 for more information.
Chama Rodeo Grounds - 6 pm
Enter at 4 pm, rope at 6 pm. Draw 4 for $120. This event is capped at 6+. Add-ons are $20, buybacks are $10. Buckles will be awarded to the average winner! For more information, contact Reyes Chavez at (505) 321-3921.
Vendor Field - 6 pm - 8 pm
Wander around the different vendors while listening to a favorite local DJ! El Norteño plays local music as well as the classics. Make sure and give him a wave, and he might just play your requests!
Main Street - 10:30 am
Come early to get a good seat! Be courteous and leave driveways accessible. Line up starts at 8 am off of First Street. Judging will begin at 9 am for those in the contest. Submit applications by July 21st! Non-competitive participants also require an application.
Chama Fairgrounds - 1 pm
Enter to compete starting at 11:30 am. Admission: Adult-$15, Child-$10, Under 6-Free! Events include sheep, calf, steer, and bull riding, as well as barrel racing! Buckles will be awarded in all age divisions. Contact Shannon Terrazas at (505) 970-2700 for information.
Chama Rodeo Grounds - 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Live performance by a complete Mariachi ensemble. "Nuevo Sonido performs the entire range of Mexican and New Mexican folk and popular music. The group is dedicated to the celebration of traditional Mexican and New Mexican music of the past and present."
Vendor Field - 6 pm - 10 pm
Free entry and all ages are welcome! This authentic band "plays all styles of Latin music as well as some Top 40, Country, Oldies & Rock~N~Roll, etc. They always put on a high energy show that is sure to make anyone get up and dance."
Baseball Field - 10 am to Midnight
The final day of the competition! Come out and support your favorite athletes and enjoy some local sunshine! Please call Isaac Royston at (575) 209-0757 for more information.
Gallegos Park - 1 pm
This annual tradition features some friendly competition between local fire departments. A perfect spectator sport during the heat of the day, enjoy some cool mist as the teams use water to push barrels across a cable.
Vendor Field - 10 am
If you have had your eye on something, today is the day to treat yourself! Get that turkey leg! Last day that the vendors and exhibitors will be set up. Make sure to get your fill before they are gone until next year!
Food vendors must complete an application to the NM Environment Department and deadline is July 21st. Retail deadline is July 30th.
Our community is trying our best to host a family friendly celebration this year! There is something for everyone, and the wide variety of events will take place throughout the town to offer plenty of space for all to join in safely. Have ideas or talents you'd like to contribute? Contact us below!
We are always looking for more volunteers to help us make this event fun for everyone. Let us know where you would like to lend a hand.
We couldn't accomplish our goals without the help of supporters like you. Thank you for your time and effort that makes this possible!
Find all applications above for all the ways you can participate in this year's Chama Days festivities. Join us!