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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.
REZA has taken the art of illusion to a new level, brining his rock concert style magic show to Ruidoso at the Spencer Theater on October 25, 2019. Don’t miss it!
Dust off your Lederhosen and Dirndls for Octoberfest celebrations at the Enchanted Vine event barn. Expect a polka band, Lost Hiker beer, contests and prizes, plus an onsite food truck and local artists with work for sale. This is a family-friendly event with a $5.00 entrance fee.
Although the gates are open every day for visitors, few people get to experience the fort after dark. Conducted after dark, rangers. historians, and the Paranormal Society greet and guide visitors. Half-hour guided tours will begin at 6:OO p.m. and end at 10:00 p.m. Cost is $10 per person, children under 12 are free.
Join us for Midtown Trick-or-Treating and a Haunted Halloween on October 31st from 3:00 - 6:00 PM. There will be Halloween photo booths, pumpkin decorating contests, FREE hot dogs, FREE hot cocoa, book giveaway, costume contests, trick or treating, and more!. We will be closing Sudderth between Chase and Country Club in order to create a safer environment for our community. See you there!
Don't miss this lively annual community Day of the Dead celebration in Lincoln, NM, honoring the stories, lives, and legacies of those who passed away. Come and join the fun with music, dance, family activities, face painting, altar-offerings, arts and crafts, plus food and drink. This community event is free to the public.
Stellar Band returns to Sacred Grounds with their great classic rock dynamics and vocals. Get up and dance. It's practically impossible to sit when this group is on the stage.
Celebrate Dia de Los Muertos with Ruidoso Parks and Rec at Wingfield Park. There will be food, drinks, and plenty of activities for the whole family.
Embrace the season and join the Ruidoso Greeters for a timeless and treasured tradition, the Christmas Jubilee at the Ruidoso Convention Center. Admission is only $2.00 and active military are free.
John Michael Montgomery has turned an uncanny ability to relate to fans into one of country music’s most storied careers. Now you can see him live at Inn of the Mountain Gods on Friday, November 8, 2019.
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Tips on how to dress and gear up for your Ruidoso winter vacation. Think warm layers, a hat and gloves, waterproof jackets, cozy pullovers, wool socks and more.
To get a quick taste of the diverse landscapes that surround our mountain oasis, start with these day trips from Ruidoso.
What's the weather in Ruidoso? Check out the official Village of Ruidoso Tourism Webcam from its strategic point overlooking Midtown in the heart of Ruidoso’s shopping and restaurant district with Sierra Blanca towering in the distance.
How to get to Ruidoso? Driving directions to Ruidoso, NM, from Albuquerque, El Paso, and Roswell airports.
For Ruidoso visitors arriving without a personal vehicle, these local transportation alternatives are available.
Getting to Ruidoso and Lincoln County is easy. It's leaving that's difficult. Most visitors arrive by car, however, bus, plane, or even a horse will get you here.
Whether you’re headed to Ruidoso for a relaxing family vacation or an active mountain getaway, here’s a list of our best packing tips.