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Ruidoso Calendar of Events

Events celebrate Ruidoso and Lincoln County's unique heritage and culture. Check our events calendar frequently to find out what's happening in our communities.  Browse through the Calendar or search by keywords or Start/End Dates.

Hondo Iris Festival

During the month of May over 400 varieties of prize winning iris bloom at the Hondo Iris Farm.

Ruidoso Downs Racetrack OPENING WEEKEND!

  • 05/26/17 to 05/29/17
  • 26225 US HWY 70, Ruidoso Downs
  • 575-378-4431
Map Ruidoso Downs Racetrack hosts exciting horseback racing from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day

Wind Rider Mountain Festival

Map More than a music festival, the Wind Rider Mountain Festival returns to Ski Apache, May 26-28, bigger than ever with more than 30 bands on two stages, a Kansas City Barbeque Society competition plus mountain biking, zip lining, camping and more. Featuring bluegrass, jam, funk and rock, the line-up includes headliners Spafford, Poor Man’s Whiskey and The Magic Beans.



Ruidoso Pickleball Championship

Map A combination of ping pong, tennis, and badminton, pickleball is the fastest growing sport in the U.S.

Taste of the Spencer

Map The theater’s annual fundraiser is an evening of gourmet food tastings, generous pours of fine wine and the auction of fine items from far and wide.

AIM HIGH Sporting Clay Competition

  • 06/24/17 to 06/25/17
  • 287 Carrizo Canyon Rd., Mescalero
  • 575-257-2120
ENMU-Ruidoso Foundation's Annual Sporting Clay Competition Fundraiser

Ruidoso Marathon

Marathon, half marathon, 5k, 10K and Kids run in Ruidoso with beautiful scenery.

We do not accept the following events:

  • That are closed to the general public as in "members only" events.
  • Regular monthly meetings of any group or association.
  • Garage and/or estate sales or "going out-of-business" sales

Special Reminders:

  • All events must take place within Lincoln County
  • Before submitting an event, please check to make it isn't already on the calendar.
  • If the event is on the calendar but needs to have changes made, please email any changes to us..
  • Do not enter any information in all capital letters.

If your event occurs regularly on particular days of the week enter the final end date below, check the 'Recurring' box and select the appropriate days.

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