New Mexico

Tournament of Roses Parade

Pasadena, CA

Since 1890, the Tournament of Roses Parade has produced America’s New Year Celebration, bringing the traditions of the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game to Pasadena and the world for nearly 130 years. This year, Smokey and his friends at the National Association of State Foresters, the U.S. Forest Service, and the Ad Council will…

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Historic Smokey Portraits on Display at Lincoln National Forest

NM

This year Smokey will celebrate 75 years at the forefront of the Forest Service’s wildfire prevention campaign. To commemorate Smokey’s contributions to the U.S. Forest Service and wildfire prevention, replicas of historic portraits by artist Rudolph Wendelin will travel to National Forests across the country throughout 2019. Mr. Wendelin created hundreds of Smokey representations that…

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Smokey Bear Birthday Banner Challenge

(Social-Media-Based Series of Events, Available Nationally) The Smokey Bear Birthday Banner Challenge is a nationwide, social-media-based project aimed at getting as many people as possible across the country to hold up or pose with a banner (supplied by the challenge organizer) wishing Smokey Bear a Happy 75th Birthday. All the photos submitted for the SBBBC…

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Smokey Bear Days

Capitan, NM

Smokey Bear Days celebrate the discovery of Smokey Bear's living symbol, found in the Capitan Mountains during 1950. This event encourages awareness of, and appreciation for, Smokey's wildfire prevention message and will include an unveiling of the New Mexico Wildland Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial. This event will also feature educational exhibits, arts and craft vendors,…

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Smokey Bear’s 75th Birthday Bash

Las Vegas, NM

Our 75th Birthday Bash will feature an appearance by the guest of honor: Smokey Bear! This event will also include a meet-and-greet with first responders and a giveback of backpacks filled with school supplies for area kids.

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Historic Smokey Portraits on Display at Gila National Forest - Forest Supervisor's Office

Silver City, NM

This year Smokey will celebrate 75 years at the forefront of the Forest Service’s wildfire prevention campaign. To commemorate Smokey’s contributions to the U.S. Forest Service and wildfire prevention, replicas of historic portraits by artist Rudolph Wendelin will travel to National Forests across the country throughout 2019. Mr. Wendelin created hundreds of Smokey representations that…

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A Smokey Bear Birthday Party!

Silver City, NM

The Gila National Forest will be sponsoring a community birthday party for Smokey Bear's 75th Birthday. Come on out between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. and help celebrate Smokey's birthday!

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Smokey Bear's 75th Birthday Party

Ruidoso, NM

Smokey Bear is turning 75 and to celebrate we are having a giant birthday party for him! Meet us on Saturday, August 10 at Wingfield Park in Ruidoso, NM, from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Join us for a family-friendly day full of events, including: Cupcakes and refreshments Dunk Tank Raffle Wild Turkey Federation BB Gun Shoot…

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Historic Smokey Portraits on Display at Lincoln National Forest - Sacramento Ranger District Office

Cloudcroft, NM

This year Smokey will celebrate 75 years at the forefront of the Forest Service’s wildfire prevention campaign. To commemorate Smokey’s contributions to the U.S. Forest Service and wildfire prevention, replicas of historic portraits by artist Rudolph Wendelin will travel to National Forests across the country throughout 2019. Mr. Wendelin created hundreds of Smokey representations that…

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