Ring In 2018 In Ruidoso

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Whether you’re looking to ring in the New Year with a romantic evening, a night out with friends, or a celebration the whole family can enjoy, Ruidoso has you covered. 

Make it a weekend getaway and enjoy a gourmet dinner or head to the dance floor, then stay overnight at one of Ruidoso's resorts, hotels, condos and vacation rentals.

A few Ruidoso New Year’s Eve celebrations include:

Inn of the Mountain Gods: Celebrate the arrival of 2018 with great music, delicious food and an unforgettable evening at Inn of the Mountain God's Decades of Fun New Year's Eve Bash. The evening will include dinner and dancing with a champagne toast inside the resort's Mescalero Ballroom. Advance ticket purchases recommended. (800) 545-9011

Cree Meadows Country Club: Starting at 8 pm, dance the night away with the with the Thunder Katz Band. You can also dine on a menu of buffalo wings, egg rolls, chicken strips and quesadillas, with a champagne toast at midnight. Cost is $30 for singles, $50 for couples. Reservations recommended. (575) 257-2733

Michael J’s Italian Restaurant: Enjoy a special NYE menu at this Ruidoso favorite. The menu includes Surf & Turf along with jumbo sea scallops, twin lobster tails, bone-in veal chop, and elk tenderloin. Reservations recommended. (575) 257-9559

Hidden Tap:  Celebrations begin at 9 pm and a $15 cover ($10 advance purchase) includes a champagne toast at midnight. Food specials include Prime Rib and Shrimp Diablo. Reserve your tickets now! (575) 257-0497

Sacred Grounds: Enjoy a private New Year's Eve Dinner and Dance Party while listening to the sounds of Tradd Tidwell and Dave Millsap & Friends. Beginning at 5:30 pm, the evening includes heavy hors d'oeuvres, a sit-down dinner, dancing, and champagne toast at midnight. $75 per person. A family-friendly event. Advance purchase recommended. (575) 257-2273

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