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Rug Auction

Rug Weavers will register and check in their rugs at 4:00 PM. Rug Displays will begin thereafter. The Auction will begin at 7:00 PM.

auction dates

November 14, 2014
December 12, 2014
January 9, 2015
February 13, 2015
March 13, 2015
April 10, 2015
May 8, 2015
June 12, 2015 July 10, 2015
August 14, 2015
September 11, 2015
October 9, 2015
November 13, 2015
December 11, 2015

things to do

The Explore Navajo
Interactive Museum

and Code Talker Exhibit


Contact us

Crownpoint Navajo Rug Auction
Crownpoint, New Mexico

Contact phone number is 505 879-9460

New Location; New Crownpoint Elementary School

Google Map to Crownpoint, NM

Take Interstate 40 to Exit 53 at Thoreau. Turn directly onto Route 371 North. Stay on 371 North for about 25 miles, then take a left turn at the sign for Crownpoint. Turn right at the second four-way stop. The Crownpoint Elementary School is on the right-hand side of the road, and the auction is held in the school gymnasium.

Their is no lodging in Corwnpoint.
You can stay in you RV in front of the auction at the school.

Motel accommodations are available just off of I-40 in Gallup (50 miles west of Thoreau) and Grants (30 miles east of Thoreau)
Warrining: Train wistles run all night every 30 minutes in Gallup and Grant.

I allwas stay at the Window Rock Quailty Inn. (No Trians)

The following motels are found in Gallup, Grants, and Farmington: Holiday Inn, Super 8, Best Western, Holiday Inn Express, Motel 6, etc.


Begay-Lee opens the auction. -  Photo by Anne Galer