Shopping in Ruidoso
Take home a Ruidoso carved bear to sit on your porch. Enhance your wardrobe with the latest styles in western, cowboy fashion or outdoor adventure clothing. Find custom jewelry and art to satisfy every taste and budget. Shop for Southwestern home accessories, rugs, blankets, rustic furniture or inexpensive vacation souvenirs. There's something for everyone in Ruidoso.
Enjoy a day of gallery hopping in Ruidoso's Midtown shopping district with this recommended art itinerary.
They say the best things in life are free. Save money on your next trip by taking advantage of these 5 free things to do in Ruidoso.
Ruidoso's diverse cluster of indie Midtown shops offer something for everyone, from outdoor gear to trendy threads, but here’s a quick primer.
Ruidoso New Mexico lays claim to the "Bear Carving Capital of the World." Tour the Village and you'll see chainsaw bear sculptures in all sizes decorating shopfronts and houses. Take one home to sit on your porch.
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.
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.
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.
Calling all foodies and wine lovers: For savory eats and New Mexico wines, this festival promises eclectic tastings, hands-on cooking demos and wine-related specialty items.