Event Category: Editors Picks

Ruidoso Derby Quarterhorse racing’s Triple Crown kicks off its first leg, with 750,000 dollars waiting across the finish line on the Ruidoso Downs Race Track. Ruidoso Futurity The Ruidoso Futurity is the first leg in the Triple Crown series!  The Ruidoso Futurity purse is estimated at $1,000,000. The Mountain Top Futurity Trials and Ruidoso Juvenile […]

This annual event brings costumed re-enactors from the Civil War and Indian Wars era to the Fort for demonstrations, presentations, live music, and a military ball which will have visitors dancing into the night. Additionally, the event brings authors, historians, photographers, artists and a variety of historical vendors to site to share their crafts and […]

Don’t miss the two-time Grammy award-winning band Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano and Spanish music star Shaila Dúrcal at Inn of the Mountain Gods. Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano The Los Angeles-based group was formed in 1961 by Natividad “Nati” Cano. He was instrumental in the training and mentoring of a new generation […]

Get ready to laugh the night away as stand-up comedian George Lopez takes the stage on Saturday, July 18 at Inn of the Mountain Gods. His multi-faceted career encompasses television, film, stand-up comedy, and late-night television. Lopez is currently bringing his acclaimed stand-up comedy tour to top venues across the country. He also recently completed […]

Don’t miss the 3rd annual Chile the Kid Beer and Wine Festival Presented by City Bank on July 31 – August 2, 2020. Chile Roasting and Wine/Beer Tastings all weekend. Tickets are $15 Live music performances Friday Saturday at 6 p.m. For location information click here. Source: https://www.raceruidoso.com/calendar/chile-the-kid-festival-weekend

A summer tradition since 2003, this free, self-guided tour in Alto, New Mexico, offers the chance to explore behind the scenes of the local art community. Preview Party: August 6, 2020 The Artist Preview Party at the Spencer Theater on August 6, 2020, from 5 – 7 pm.  Tour: August 7 – 9, 2020 Friday & Saturday 10:00 […]

Ruidoso Midtown Association presents: Mountain Smoke Festival BBQ – MUSIC – BEER August 8, 2020 – Sat 11-7PM Wingfield Park – Ruidoso NM – NOW ACCEPTING VENDORS – www.MountainSmokeFestival.com Mountain Smoke BBQ Fest Beer/Wine Glass Unlimited sampling of NM Beer, Wine, & BBQ with admission: TICKETS Saturday Pass – $20.00 Children 16 and under – […]

Join us for free flying fun! Bring your own, purchase and build your own, and view kite demonstrations by professionals. For location information click here. Source: https://www.ruidosoparksandrec.com/calendar-of-events/2018/9/22/kite-festival

See Food Network Star Robert Irvine live in action at Inn of the Mountain Gods! Star of hit shows such as Dinner: Impossible, Worst Cooks in America and Restaurant: Impossible, Irvine is a world-class chef, fitness authority and philanthropist. During this incredible event, you’ll get to enjoy his acclaimed cooking first-hand with a delicious three-course meal. First Course […]

Watch the 147th running of the 2021 Kentucky Derby in the All American Turf Club at Ruidoso Downs! There will be simulcast wagering, door prizes, a $500 Pick-the-Derby-Winner contest, a $300 hat contest, great food, mint juleps, and more. Reserve your 4-seat table for $40 today! *In compliance with the New Mexico public health directives, […]

Come join us for our 25th Annual Aspen Cash Motorcycle Rally Ruidoso Convention Center! You’ll never be dissatisfied riding in Ruidoso, New Mexico. It’s a combination of nature and cool, fresh air that rarely disappoints the motorcycle rider.   If you’ve never been up to Ruidoso, you’ll discover the perfect combination of mountain views, sweet […]

Memorial Day weekend at Ruidoso Downs Race Track features the top two-and-three-year-old quarter horses in the world competing in the Ruidoso Futurity/Derby Trials and the $25kJohn Andreini Memorial Stakes. MAY 28 Ruidoso Futurity Trials MAY 29 Ruidoso Futurity Trials MAY 30 Ruidoso Derby Trials MAY 31 John Andreini Memorial Stakes $25,000 For location information click […]