There's plenty to do in Farmington this summer

31st Annual Freedom Days mean five-day s of fun, activities & fireworks

Audra Winters
Farmington Chamber of Commerce
Participants march in the annual light parade march down Main Street in Farmington on July 4, 2015.

Summer is here and I couldn’t be more excited. I just love summer.  What are your summertime plans?  We would love to hear what you are doing.  
If you need help finding something to do check out the Farmington Convention and Visitors Bureau website for all kinds for events and activities going on in our area. Their website is You can also post events that your organization has going and it is free. 

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Just because it is summer doesn’t mean that things have slowed down at the Chamber.  We have been busy signing up new members, attending Chamber meetings and events, helping at Ribbon Cuttings, mailing out relocation magazines, and welcoming visitors when they stop by the Chamber.  

Miyana Denarend flies high above the air on a bungee trampoline harness on, July 4, 2016, during the Freedom Days' Party in the Park at Brookside Park in Farmington.

Friday, June 16,  the Chamber hosted our annual Music on the Runway, Member Celebration.  It was a wonderful evening celebrating our members and our community. 
Mark your calendar June 29-July 4 for Farmington’s 31st Annual Freedom Days. This five-day event is filled with family fun, great activities, fireworks, party in the park, a parade, and a gem & mineral show.  Thank you to the Freedom Days committee for putting this community event together you make us all proud.

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We also want to remind you to shop local.  I know you have heard it before but shopping local helps our community is so many different ways.  

Participants race for water balloons on July 4, 2016, during a water balloon fight during Freedom Days' Party in the Park at Brookside Park in Farmington.

When you shop local you keep your tax dollars right here in our community helping to pay for services like fire and police, roads and other services our City provides.  It also helps keep people right here employed.  

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Remember, you can always stop by the Chamber office for all the latest news that is happening in the community, or give us a call. Our office is located at 100 W. Broadway, and our phone number is 505-325-0279. 
We would love to see you.
Audra Winters is the president/CEO of the Farmington Chamber of Commerce.