Residents of Curry and Roosevelt counties can enjoy a range of annual events, festivals and community gatherings.
Cannon AFB Air Show
The Cannon AFB Air Show features many aerial demonstrations — which has included the USAF Thunderbirds, a USAFA glider team demonstration and a national anthem jump. There is plenty to see on the ground, too, such as a military working dog demonstration. Admission is free and open to the public at this annual and highly anticipated event, usually held during the Memorial Day weekend. Check the website for air show information.
Clovis’ Draggin’ Main Music Festival
Draggin’ Main and the Clovis Music Festival are officially one combined event called Clovis’ Draggin’ Main Music Festival. Clovis will truly rock this year with the tour of classic drive-ins, three nights of concerts that span several genres, Saturday’s Gearhead Gathering, and the Saturday night Draggin’ Main cruise down
Held in June at City Park, Heritage Days celebrates Portales’ pioneers with a parade, a car show, live music, craft booths, carnival games and lots and lots of food.
Peanut Valley Festival
Celebrate Portales’ famous Valencia peanut at October’s Peanut Valley Festival at the Roosevelt County Fairgrounds. Arts and crafts, food, live music, dance performances, games and more keep the entire family entertained at the two-day festival.
Clovis honors its pioneers with festivities at the annual Pioneer Days in June, a weeklong celebration with a parade, a chuck wagon cook-off and the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association rodeo.