Sunflower Festival

The 2024 Mountainair Sunflower Festival! 

2024 Mountainair Sunflower Festival               

Saturday, August 24th – 10a to 4p




A FREE arts festival for the whole family!

Event Location

Monte Alto Plaza

122 W Main ST

Mountainair, NM 87036

At the Intersection of Highways 55 & 60

Live Music


OUTDOORS in several different locations in Mountainair, all in close proximity of each other.


1. In Monte Alto Park on Main St. (across from the Shaffer Hotel) will be the Info Booth (with Raffle Tickets & T-shirts), Arts & Crafts Vendors, Children’s Activities, Selfie Station, & Sunflower Hat Contest.


2. Food Vendors and will be in Mustang Square on Broadway and Summit


3.  Manzano Mountain Art Council
101 E Broadway
Mountainair, NM 87036

Sunflower Festival Vendors
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 or 505-705-0112

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.


Hope to see you this summer!

Megan Schwingle, Vendor Coordinator
Mountainair Sunflower Festival
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