Great food, great beer, great music, arts & crafts - and "dressing for the occasion" is encouraged! Don't miss our very own Kinderhall featuring all kinds of fun and games for the kids! Food booths feature delicious German staples such as Bratwurst, schnitzels and sauerkraut.
Embrace the season and join the Ruidoso Greeters for a timeless and treasured tradition, the Christmas Jubilee at the Ruidoso Convention Center. Friday, November 10th noon till 6 PM, Saturday November 11th 10 AM - 6 PM and Sunday, November 12th 11 AM - 4 PM. Admission is only $1.00 and active military are free. Over 80 local merchants and a food court. There will be a Santa Room and Storytelling on Saturday and Sunday. Get a great start on your holiday shopping by visiting the Jubilee.
Each year at the Lincoln County Cowboy Symposium there is ALWAYS stellar entertainment, ALWAYS a chuckwagon cook-off, ALWAYS great family fun, and ALWAYS a great exhibition of western wares with over 100 vendors and their unique products for you to buy. Plus mounted shooting competition and equestrian demonstrations.
Charlie Daniels and Marshall Tucker are coming to Inn of the Mountain Gods stage October 6 at 8pm!
Inn of the Mountain Gods is bringing great food, cold beers and soulful tunes together for Brews, Blues & BBQ at noon on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. Choose from over 200 different beers, enjoy some of the best BBQ anywhere, and listen to live blues bands on the lawn in front of Lake Mescalero.
Build & fly your own kite, food & drinks, and kite demonstrations at the White Mountain Sports Complex. Spend a Sunday with family and friends. See the kites fly, see them swirl and see them do acrobatics in the sky. A perfect way to kick off fall with outdoor fun in a park setting. For more information call Parks & Recreation at: 575-257-5030
Held in the beautiful mountains surrounding Ruidoso, the Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally attracts thousands of biking enthusiasts. 2015 AMA Road Riding Convention with a 86,000 square-foot trade show, 7 different poker runs, bike judging, and a new bike giveaway sponsored by Barnet Harley-Davidson in El Paso.
The All American Futurity at Ruidoso Downs has a purse of $3 million and is the richest race for a two-year-old of any breed in North America.
Join Inn of the Mountain Gods in saying farewell to summer with food, music and fireworks at the End of Summer Bash on Sunday, September 3. The family-friendly event begins at 3 p.m. with jumping balloons and concessions and at 5 p.m. guests can enjoy live music on the lawn. Once dusk settles in, fireworks will light the sky over Lake Mescalero as live music continues to play. Attendance to the End of Summer Bash is free, however jumping balloon tickets are $10 per person.
The Zmed Brothers and their band have been paying a reverential, spot-on, educational tribute to the very aesthetics of The Everly Brothers at concert halls throughout the land to rave reviews. They now bring that iconic vibe to the acoustically supreme Spencer for a night of dreamy melodies and rockin’ love songs.
Join Arizona Antique Shows LLC and The Noon Lions Club August 25, 26, 27, 2017 at the Ruidoso Convention Center – 111 Sierra Blanca Drive.
Hours are Friday 5pm-9pm, Saturday 10am-6pm & Sunday 11am-4pm.
Ruidoso Pickleball Club will be hosting a Super Senior International Pickleball Association (SSIPA) Tournament on August 21-23, 2017 at the White Mountain Tennis Courts starting at 8:00 am each day. Anyone that is 60+ years of age is welcome to enter. Everyone is welcome to watch. Learn more>
NM Flavor Fest features Beers, Wines, and Foods of New Mexico! + Live Art Exhibits, Auctions, Live Music, a Kids Fashion Contest, NM Fashion Show (featuring NM artists), Live Art Creations, Sculptors, Painters, Performers, Indian Tacos, Authentic Mexican and New Mexican Foods + other COOL Contests, and CASH Prizes! Also, enjoy overnight camping in a convenient location near the event center, you can also check out our lodging partners and enjoy our comfortable VIP lounge.
The Annual Butterfly Release is a fundraising event for Ruidoso Hospice Foundation featuring the release of 200 or more butterflies. Witness a magical event, commemorate the anniversary, death, or life of a precious friend or companion, and support your local hospice organization.
The Alto Artists' Studio Tour (AAST) celebrates its 14th Anniversary August 3 - 6, 2017. This free, self-guided tour in Alto, New Mexico, offers the chance to explore behind the scenes of the local art community. The public is invited to visit private studios to interact with the artists. To learn more, visit AltoArtistsStudioTour.com
More than 44 musicians with the Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra join a cast of 10 professional singers and dancers from the United States and Europe in Shining A New Light on the Arts. This original blend of cutting-edge classical & contemporary performing arts takes center stage at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 29, 2017.
A great family event starting & finishing at Wingfield Park using 2 different running trails at Grindstone Lake in midtown Ruidoso. It is sanctioned by USA Track & Field and the American Trail Running Association. Great Ruidoso carved bears as awards. It is a benefit for the Ski Apache Adaptive Sports & Ecoservants.
This is an opportunity for runners to train in the high altitude and cooler temperatures of the Sacramento Mountains. There are three runs: a 4-mile course, an 8.5-mile course & a half marathon. Each run will begin and end in Wingfield Park in mid-town Ruidoso.
Fort Stanton will be hosting its fifth annual March on Rome World War II reenactment and Living History display on Saturday, July 28, 2017, on the grounds of the fort. Authentic camps for both Allied and Axis forces will be open to the public between 4 and 6 p.m. with a public show battle beginning at 5:30 p.m. Attendance is free to the public, although donations to Fort Stanton are welcome.
Distinguished as the best among the best, the winner of this summer’s quadrennial Van Cliburn International Piano Competition will shine in the Spencer spotlights just a month after winning the most grueling piano contest in the world.
For information and tickets, visit http://www.spencertheater.com/Sum17/VanCliburn/index.html
Fine art lovers from around the southwest make an annual trip to Ruidoso for this juried fine arts show that features over 100 of the nation’s most talented artists showcasing a broad spectrum of mediums, showcasing collectible art and jewelry.
Join the fun and come out to watch this Pecos Professional League matchup between the Roswell Invaders and White Sands Pupfish at White Mountain Sports Complex. Game details and ticket sales, here.