Sounds of Freedom - Canceled

This event has been CANCELED as of 03/16/20 due to the Public Health Emergency Order from the NM Dept of Health.

The City of Alamogordo, Burt Broadcasting Inc., and Otero Federal Credit Union present:


Join us as we celebrate Sounds of Freedom on May 9, 2020, at the Otero County Fair Grounds.  Festivities kick off at 12 pm and continue till 10 pm!  

This day is meant to bring our entire community together to show our appreciation for our military and have some fun!  2019’s event was a huge success because of our wonderful community. For 2020, we want to continue that success. Bennett’s Amusements is coming back to provide family fun with games and carnival rides.  Live music will be played all day for your enjoyment. There will be a Corn Hole Tournament organized by Thrive in Southern New Mexico, as well as free mechanical bull rides, free Petting Zoo from Runyan Ranch, free caricaturist drawings, adult beverages and food and craft vendors! 

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Want to get involved? Sign up to be a vendor today!

The deadline to sign up to be a vendor is Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at 5:00 PM.

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SOF Food Vendor Sign Up

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SOF General Vendor Sign Up

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SOF Service Craft Vendor Sign Up

Food Vendors are self explanatory. If your business is food/drink related in any way, you should go fill in the application above. Make sure you have all your documents with you in order to complete the application.

General Vendors include businesses like Scentsy, Mary Kay, Jafra, Color Street, and many others. These are businesses that are part of a larger company, but have their own businesses within the company.

Service/Craft Vendors are businesses that sell/provide arts & crafts to the public or offer services. Some examples are: paintings or jewelry, repairing phones, internet providers, etc.

2020 Events and Activities!

Free Petting Zoo by Runyan Ranches

Petting zoo

Carnival Rides & Games by Bennett's Amusements

Bennetts Amusments

Corn Hole Tournament organized by Thrive in Southern New Mexico

Thrive Logo

Free Caricaturist Drawings by Gary Drysdale


Free Mechanical Bull Rides!

Bull ride


(Active Duty/Retired/Veteran)

The first 1000 Military and their immediate family will receive a FREE BBQ Lunch/Dinner from Au Jus BBQ, and the first 1000 will receive FREE ride wristbands!!!

(Please bring your id, meals will be available in the Wade Building.  Wristbands will be available in the Wade building and at a tent between the Pavilion and Bennett’s Amusements) 

A huge Thank You to our Co-Sponsors who are:


A huge Thank You to our Supporting Sponsors who are:

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Sounds of Freedom Day 2019

Frank Ray Flyer
Petting Zoo Flyer
Mechanical Bull Flyer
Corn Hole Tournament Flyer
Frank Ray Flyer - Real Country
Bennetts Amusements Flyer