Sunflower Festival


Sunflower Fest 2018


The event is free and sponsored by the Manzano Mountain Art Council, supported in part by New Mexico Arts, a division of the Department of Cultural Affairs, and the National Endowment for the Arts.


Artists & Vendors

Arts and crafts vendors for inside  and outside spaces are encouraged to apply for the Sunflower Festival, August 25 in Mountainair, NM. Work must be original and executed by the exhibiting artist. Indoor space is a juried arts and crafts show and has a few spaces left. Outside space is more available until August 20. Indoor space is $30 until July 1 and then $40. Outside space is $20 until July 1 and then $30. For more information and to obtain an application, click the link below.

Download 2018 Artist/Vendor application here.

23 Years of Enchantment

A juried art show sponsored by MMAC, opening Friday, August 24 from 5-8 PM as a kickoff to the Sunflower Festival, and running through September 29.

Download 23 Years of Enchantment artist info & application packet here.


Accommodations — Make a weekend of it!
Come for the Sunflower Festival and stay for the weekend at one our comfortable accommodations listed below. Mountainair offers the best access to the Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument, consisting of ruins at three sites: Quarai, Abó, and Gran Quivira. Because of its proximity to these ruins, Mountainair is known as the “Gateway to Ancient Cities.” Also, visit our interesting shops and restaurants and enjoy a stroll through town to see our community murals featured in the Walking Tour Brochure.

Turner Inn & RV Park (Pet Friendly)
Website
turnerinnandrvpark@yahoo.com
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. Reservations and Rates: 505-847-0248.

Casa Manzano Bed & Breakfast
Website
casa.manzano@earthlink.net
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. Reservations and Rates: 505-384-9767.

Two Ponyz Ranch
Website
twoponyzranch@gmail.com

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 along your horses. Check the website for special offers. Reservations and Rates: 505-847-0245.

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