Category: Upcoming Events

Celebrate Fall at Oktoberfest in Ruidoso

If you’re looking for fun, fall-themed events, consider attending Oktoberfest in Ruidoso, New Mexico. Oktoberfest, held at the Ruidoso Convention Center, is a celebration filled with food, drinks, live music, and so much more. Oktoberfest will be held on October 20 and 21 at the Ruidoso Convention Center. The Ruidoso Convention Center is located at… Read more »

A Glimpse of Fall in New Mexico

Many people think that the southwestern region of the United States doesn’t get to enjoy all four season, when in fact, we do! If you’re looking to enjoy fall foliage and a mini vacation, visit Ruidoso, New Mexico this fall. Fall in New Mexico is stunning. The leaves will begin to change once the weather… Read more »

Calling All Cowboys: Visit Ruidoso this October

If you are fan of fun-filled cowboy themed events, you’ll have to add visiting Ruidoso to your fall to-do list. The 28th Annual Lincoln County Cowboy Symposium is coming up and will run through Oct. 13 through Oct. 15 at the Ruidoso Downs Race Track. The Cowboy Symposium’s Western Expo in Ruidoso will entertain shoppers,… Read more »

Visit Ruidoso for Art and Wine

Hoping to plan a summer getaway but feeling uninspired when it comes to your destination? Visit Ruidoso this summer for the Ruidoso Art and Wine Festival, which attracts locals and tourists from all over the country. What could be better than a weekend filled with good wines and incredible art? 2017 marks the 46th Annual… Read more »

Smokey Bear Stampede Coming Soon to Ruidoso

If you are a fan of cowboys, horses and fun in the sun then, we have the perfect event for you, the 62nd Annual Smokey Bear Stampede! This rodeo event truly has something for everyone, making it a celebration that the entire family can enjoy. It includes a variety of shows and activities and you… Read more »

The Hubbard Museum Celebrates Cinco de Mayo on Saturday

Looking for something to do this weekend? Why not stop into the Hubbard Museum of the American West in Ruidoso Downs to learn a little more about the rich history and cultural traditions surrounding Cinco de Mayo? This holiday commemorates Mexico’s decisive victory in a battle against the French that took place on May 5,… Read more »

Ruidoso Hosts the 2017 Mountain Living Home & Garden Show

Looking for some fresh ideas to help spruce up your home and garden this spring? This weekend, you can get some great advice from talented home improvement professionals at the Mountain Living Home & Garden Show at the Ruidoso Convention Center. This year, you can find more than a hundred vendors from all over the… Read more »

Celebrate the Music of the Big Band Era on Friday, March 10

Few movements in American music are as iconic as that of the big band era of the 1930s and ‘40s. This unique breed of lively, energetic jazz gave birth to some of the nation’s most well-known and enduring musical stars, including Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman and Gene Krupa. Classic songs like Tuxedo Junction, Boogie Woogie… Read more »

Enjoy a Romantic Weekend at Vines in the Pines Wine Festival

Still looking for a Valentine’s Day gift for your sweetheart? This weekend, you can take them out for a relaxing afternoon of wine tasting with some of New Mexico’s best wineries at the Ruidoso Convention Center! From noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, February 11 and 12, the convention center will be hosting… Read more »

Ruidoso Holds Its 35th Annual Oktoberfest This Weekend

‘Tis the season for celebration! Just a few weeks after welcoming autumn at Aspenfest, Ruidoso will hold its 35th annual Oktoberfest at the Ruidoso Convention Center this Friday and Saturday. Since it was first started by a small, dedicated group of local citizens in 1981, Ruidoso’s Oktoberfest has grown to become one of the most… Read more »