Mountainair Sunflower Festival

The 2020 festival is canceled due to COVID-19. We are disappointed but look forward to coming together as an artistic community in 2021.
Mountainair Sunflower Festival

An arts festival for the whole family!

The free event is sponsored by the Manzano Mountain Art Council and supported in part by the Town of Mountainair, New Mexico Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

  • Arts & Craft Vendors
  • Live Music
  • Sunflower Hat Contest
  • Juried Art Show
  • Children’s Game Area & Activities
  • Food Vendors
  • Art Raffle
  • Treasure Sale


Dr. Saul Community Center
111 W. Roosevelt Avenue
Mountainair NM 87036

Manzano Mountain Art Council
101 E Broadway
Mountainair, NM 87036

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Sunflower Festival Vendors
Artist/Vendor Information

In the spring of 2021, we will be accepting applications for the 2021 Mountainair Sunflower Festival. The event is from 10 am to 4 pm in the town of Mountainair, NM. 

We’d love for you to apply. Submit questions through the form at the bottom of this page.

Artist Application (painters, woodworkers, photographers, other visual arts)

Vendor Application (food, beauty products, authors, non-profits)

Mail-in Application for Artists (painters, woodworkers, photographers, other visual arts)

Mail-in Application for Other Vendors (food, beauty products, authors, non-profits)

Deadline to Apply: June 1, 2021

Acceptance Date: June 15, 2021

Festival Date: TBD

Hope to see you next summer!

Nancy Stone, Vendor Coordinator

Mountainair Sunflower Festival

Accomodations — Make a weekend of it!

Come to the Sunflower Festival and stay for the weekend at one of the comfortable accommodations below. Mountainair offers easy access to the Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument with ruins at three sites: Quarai, Abó, and Gran Quivira. Mountainair is known as the “Gateway to Ancient Cities” due to its proximity to the ruins. Visit our interesting shops and restaurants and take a walking tour of our community murals.

Casa Manzano Bed & Breakfast


Reservations and Rates: 505-384-9767

Casa Manzano Bed & Breakfast is located on a foothill overlooking the Manzano Mountains. Accommodations open onto a central garden courtyard. The design synthesizes environmentally sound construction, traditional Southwest materials, and innovative contemporary features. Owner Guy Seiler will happily welcome you to his lovely retreat.

The Rock Motel and RV

Reservations and Rates: 505-847-2577

901 West Hwy 60, Mountainair, NM 87036
Located on historic US Highway 60 at the west end of Mountainair, you will enjoy beautiful sunsets under our covered pavilion surrounded by a landscaped rock wall. Free unlimited long distance calling and fast Wi-Fi. We have a variety of rooms to accommodate almost any sized party.


Shaffer Hotel


Reservations and Rates: 505-847-2888

103 Main St W., Mountainair, NM 87036

Built in 1923, this pueblo-deco hotel and dining room is on the National Register of Historic Places and located near downtown Mountainair.

Turner Inn & RV Park (Pet Friendly)


Reservations and Rates: 505-847-0248

This independently, American owned motel and RV park is situated at the east end of Mountainair and offers a friendly and inviting atmosphere at affordable prices. Rooms come with refrigerators, microwaves, coffeemakers, DirecTV, WiFi, and free long-distance phone.  An on-site patio area with BBQ, a laundry facility, and a hospitality/exercise room are available for guest use. The RV park comes with full hook-ups, free WiFi, and a shower house. Tent campers are welcome. Big rig parking is available.

Two Ponyz Ranch


Reservations and Rates: 505-847-0245

Two Ponyz Ranch is a spacious 40-acre ranch adjacent to the Cibola National Forest. Situated among plentiful piñon and juniper on red-colored land that rolls and climbs towards the Manzano Mountains, Two Ponyz offers a real taste of New Mexico’s best — brilliant blue skies along with mountain and mesa views that stretch for miles. The guest house features a kiva fireplace, heated stone floors, jetted tub, FREE WiFi, and FREE Dish TV. There is also a stable, should you want to bring your horses. See the website for special offers.

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