Gravel Bike Rides

Multi-surface group rides, that range from 10-25 miles. Routes and meet-up location are posted Tuesdays and rides begin every Thursday ~6:30/7PM. For more information go to Monumental Loop | Facebook

Hatch Chile Festival

Hatch, New Mexico Hatch, NM, United States

Parade, Carnival, Chile roasting, Restaurants, Food Vendors, Craft Vendors, Entertainment, Chile Eating & Watermelon Eating Contests, and fun for the kids. Be prepared to walk or to catch complimentary shuttles. Bring your water, sun-screen, and a hat. Don’t forget the stroller for that young one. And enjoy the sights and smells of roasting chile in […]

Sunset Stroll at White Sands

White Sands National Monument 19955 Highway 70 West, Alamogordo, NM, United States

The Sunset Stroll is a leisurely, ranger-guided stroll through the gypsum sand dunes. It is a splendid opportunity to experience the dunes first-hand while learning about the uniqueness of our geology, plants, and animals. As an added bonus, the stroll is timed to end at sunset, providing a panoramic view of the sun setting over […]

Family Fun Walks series

Desert Trail community Park 3492 Sonora Springs, Las Cruces, NM, United States

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department will offer Family Fun Walks! These 5-kilometer walking events will be on Saturdays during July through September. This series consists of five 5K walks. These events will offer giveaways, water, and fruit for all participants. The final walking event in the series on Sept. 3, 2022, […]

Guided hike by Friends of OMDP to La Cueva

Organ Mountains Dripping Springs Natural Area 15000 Dripping Springs Road, Las Cruces, NM, United States

Help us celebrate Monuments to Mainstreet and Friends of the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks' 10th Anniversary with a guided hike! MORE INFO Informational guided hike to visit La Cueva Archeological site about 3 miles- Easy-Intermediate Trail contains some steep climbs PARKING: Parking available at the La Cueva Parking lot This is a free event but there […]

Franciscan Festival of the Fine Arts

Holy Cross Retreat 600 Holy Cross Road, Mesilla Park, United States

The Franciscan Festival of Fine Art is sponsored by the Holy Cross Retreat Center (HCRC) to promote appreciation for fine artists and their work. All participants are approved by a committee with a desire to present the highest quality arts. All proceeds from the festival support the activities of the Retreat Center. This is an […]

Guided Tour of Fort Selden

Fort Selden 1280 Fort Selden Rd., Radium Springs, NM

Join Ranger Flo for a guided tour of the Fort Selden ruins. Explore 1400 years of history from the Mogollon to the Spanish and the American military. Tour included in […]

Harvest Wine Festival

Southern New Mexico State Fairgrounds 12125 Robert Larson Blvd, Las Cruces, NM, United States

Sample over 200 wines from New Mexico’s finest wineries. Find your favorite to enjoy by the glass. Purchase by the bottle or case to enjoy all Summer. Click here for more info

Bird Walks for Mesilla Valley Audubon Society

Mesilla Valley Bosque State Park 5000 Calle Del Norte, Las Cruces, United States

Mesilla Valley Bosque State Park:   1st Monday of the month bird walk.  Meet at the visitors center. Walk leader will be Wayne Treers, substituting for Mark Pendleton. Please contact Wayne by […]

Trail Talk

The Boneyard Cantina 139 N Main St, Las Cruces, United States

The Loco Loop: Scrambling Up the Three Highest Peaks in the Potrillo Mountains in a Day. The Potrillo Mountains Wilderness Area is a located on the remote southern end of […]

Gravel Bike Rides

Multi-surface group rides, that range from 10-25 miles. Routes and meet-up location are posted Tuesdays and rides begin every Thursday ~6:30/7PM. For more information go to Monumental Loop | Facebook

Monuments to Main Street Celebration

Plaza de Las Cruces 100 Main St, Las Cruces, NM, United States

Live music and activities on the plaza de Las Cruces.

Full Moon Hike at White Sands National Park

White Sands National Monument 19955 Highway 70 West, Alamogordo, NM, United States

Have you ever wanted to hike the dunes under the magical glow of the full moon? This is your chance to enjoy the peace and serenity of this elusive environment […]

Bird Walks for Mesilla Valley Audubon Society

Sagecrest Park 601 N Roadrunner Pkwy., Las Cruces, NM, United States

Sagecrest Park / East of Las Cruces Dam:  2nd Saturday of the month bird walk.  Group leader:  Joel Gilb.  Meet at Sagecrest Park by the MVAS “Keep the Park Beautiful” sign. […]

Campfire Cooking

Fort Selden 1280 Fort Selden Rd., Radium Springs, NM

Join Ranger Mike and learn some basic campfire cooking. Recipes and tips will be provided. Demonstration and ranger interaction included in general admission. *Ranger Mike’s ability to cook over a […]

Movies in the Park – Soul

Apodaca Park 801 E. Madrid Ave., Las Cruces, NM, United States

All movies are free. Bring the family and enjoy an evening of fun! ***Movies start at dusk!***

Full Moon Nights at White Sands National Park

Enjoy the radiance of the dunes beneath a full moon with this night of extended park hours. The park will have extended closing hours until 11:00 pm to enjoy the […]

Sunset Stroll at White Sands National Park

White Sands National Monument 19955 Highway 70 West, Alamogordo, NM, United States

FEE: Free. No fee for program, park entrance fees apply. LOCATION: Meet near the sunset stroll sign parking area, a 5-mile (8.05 km) drive from the fee station. Days: Every […]

Gravel Bike Rides

Multi-surface group rides, that range from 10-25 miles. Routes and meet-up location are posted Tuesdays and rides begin every Thursday ~6:30/7PM. For more information go to Monumental Loop | Facebook

2022 White Sands Balloon & Music Festival!

Ed Brabson Balloon Park 700 Lavelle Rd., Alamogordo, United States

The 2022 White Sands Balloon & Music Festival combines the beauty of the Tularosa Basin Landscape, Red Dirt Country Music, Hot Air Balloons, and Family-Friendly Activities. The Alamogordo Center of Commerce has partnered with the New Mexico Tourism Department to ensure a successful comeback. We have exciting details in-store that we cannot wait to announce! […]

Diez Y Seis De Septiembre Fiesta

Mesilla Plaza 2372-2420 Calle Principal, Las Cruces, NM, United States

September 17-18 – Diez y Seis de Septiembre Fiesta, Old Mesilla, near Las Cruces, New Mexico Mexican Independence Day! Join the village of Mesilla as they commemorate Mexico’s independence. Be sure to catch folklorico dances, mariachi music, and authentic Mexican cuisine and have a really good time. Old Mesilla Plaza. (575) 524-3262. https://www.mesillanm.gov/events/ For more […]

Mason’s Fort/ WWII Bombing Site Hike

Help us celebrate Monuments to Mainstreet and Friends of the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks' 10th Anniversary with a hike and brunch! MORE INFO We will carpool to location. Meet up location […]

Ranger talk -“Trade Along El Camino Real”

Fort Selden 1280 Fort Selden Rd., Radium Springs, NM

Join Ranger Flo and learn about the history of El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro, one of North America’s oldest roads. Walk on a portion of the trail and check […]

15th Annual Car Show

Young Park 850 S. Walnut St., Las Cruces, NM, United States

Registration Fee: $25 day of event/$20 per registration before September 5th. Vendors $80 Day of event/$75 pre registration before September 5th. Set Up Time: 7 am – 10:30 am, show time: 11 am – 3 pm. Music Food Family Fun Information: Lupe Jimenez (575) 649-7814/email: phattrios@gmail.com

Bird Walks for Mesilla Valley Audubon Society

Tellbrook Park 4290 E Winchester Rd., Las Cruces, NM, United States

Tellbrook Park: Third Wednesday of the month bird walk.  Group Leader:  Wayne Treers, substituting for Mark Pendleton.  Meet at the park entrance. Please contact Wayne by telephone (575-528-8696) at least 2 […]

Gravel Bike Rides

Multi-surface group rides, that range from 10-25 miles. Routes and meet-up location are posted Tuesdays and rides begin every Thursday ~6:30/7PM. For more information go to Monumental Loop | Facebook

National Public Lands Day

National Public Lands Day - Free entrance to White Sands National Monument (NPS) and BLM-managed recreation areas (Dripping Springs, Aguirre Springs, Three Rivers Petroglyph Site) "Established in 1994 and held […]

Yoga on the Monument

Organ Mountains Dripping Springs Natural Area 15000 Dripping Springs Road, Las Cruces, NM, United States

Help us celebrate Monuments to Mainstreet and Friends of the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks' 10th Anniversary with Yoga on the Monument! LOCATION La Cueva Amphitheater at the large La Cueva Group […]

Archaeology Fair

Organ Mountains Dripping Springs Natural Area 15000 Dripping Springs Road, Las Cruces, NM, United States

Event will be held in Ice Canyon (Behind the A.B. Cox Visitor Center) at Dripping Springs Natural Area. Open to the public No entry fee for the event  

Ranger-Guided Tour of Fort Selden

Fort Selden 1280 Fort Selden Rd., Radium Springs, NM

Join Ranger Mike for a guided tour of the Fort Selden ruins. Explore 1400 years of history from the Mogollon to the Spanish and the American military. Tour included in […]

La Viña Fall Wine Festival

La Viña Winery 4201 Highway 28, Anthony, NM, United States

Event Dates:  September 24th & 25th, 2022. La Viña Winery, 4201 Highway 28, Anthony, NM  88021. More Info

Movies in the Park – Ghostbusters Afterlife

Apodaca Park 801 E. Madrid Ave., Las Cruces, NM, United States

All movies are free. Bring the family and enjoy an evening of fun! ***Movies start at dusk!*** Family friendly movies all summer – select Saturdays June to September.

Stargazing

Sierra Vista Trail Dripping Springs Rd, Las Cruces, NM, United States

Help us celebrate Monuments to Main street and Friends of the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks' 10th Anniversary with a guided hike! MORE INFO Come learn about the night sky and night-dependent […]

Yoga on the Monument

Organ Mountains Dripping Springs Natural Area 15000 Dripping Springs Road, Las Cruces, NM, United States

Help us celebrate Monuments to Mainstreet and Friends of the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks' 10th Anniversary with Yoga on the Monument! LOCATION Ice Canyon behing the Dripping Springs Visitors Center $5 […]

2022 Salsa Fest!!

Amador Live 302 S. Main St., Las, NM, United States

12th Annual SalsaFest celebrates “ALL THINGS SALSA” with the Salsa Triple Threat! Salsa Tasting, Salsa Music and Salsa Dancing at the AmadorLive Eatery & Entertainment District, Sunday Sep 25th, GATES OPEN at NOON! ALSO FEATURING SOME OF THE BEST BARTENDERS AROUND AS THEY COMPETE FOR CASH PRIZES FOR BEST BLOODY MARY AND BEST MARGARITA IN […]

Southern New Mexico State Fair & Rodeo

Southern New Mexico State Fairgrounds 12125 Robert Larson Blvd, Las Cruces, NM, United States

September 28 – October 2 – Southern New Mexico State Fair & Rodeo, Las Cruces, New Mexico The Southern New Mexico State Fair has something for everyone; a midway, an auction, food, music, livestock shows and a cowboy rodeo. Southern New Mexico State Fairgrounds. (575) 524-8602. www.snmstatefair.com Children Under 6 Years of Age – Free […]

Gravel Bike Rides

Multi-surface group rides, that range from 10-25 miles. Routes and meet-up location are posted Tuesdays and rides begin every Thursday ~6:30/7PM. For more information go to Monumental Loop | Facebook

Bird Walks for Mesilla Valley Audubon Society

Leasburg Dam State Park 12712 State Park Road, Radium Springs, NM, United States

Leasburg Dam State Park.  Last Saturday of the month bird walk.  Group leader: CJ Goin.  Meet at the park visitor’s Center at 8:00 AM and plan to carpool to the picnic […]

Hatch Chile Festival

Hatch, New Mexico Hatch, NM, United States

September 1-3– Hatch Chile Festival, Hatch, New Mexico. The Mesilla Valley is the Chile capital of the world, and what better way to celebrate than with a Chile festival. Sample […]

“Antidotes: Seeing Beauty, Finding Connection” Exhibit

New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum 4100 Dripping Springs Road Las Cruces , NM 88001

LAS CRUCES -- For Elizabeth Abrams, the art of photography offers an opportunity to connect deeply with the world around us, especially in the form of nature. Her exhibit, “Antidotes: […]

ORIGAMI IN THE GARDEN: Transforming Paper to Sculpture

Museum of Art 491 N. Main Street, Las Cruces, NM

Join us for a unique exhibition at the Museum of Art, ORIGAMI IN THE GARDEN: Transforming Paper to Sculpture, featuring innovative artwork of Santa Fe artists Kevin and Jennifer Box. […]

Phillip Krumholz and Michael Nail Exhibit

Mesilla Valley Fine Arts Gallery 2470A Calle de Guadalupe, Mesilla, NM, United States

The Mesilla Valley Fine Arts Gallery, located at 2470-A Calle de Guadalupe, Mesilla, New Mexico, across from the Fountain Theatre, will feature two local artists for the month of September: […]

FIRST FRIDAY FINE ARTS FLEA MARKET

Downtown Main St., Las Cruces, NM, United States

5-9PM DOWNTOWN ON THE PLAZA LAS CRUCES NEW MEXICO!! Come celebrate public art from its finest donators! FAFM is a space for artists, creatives & small businesses to showcase their […]

Franciscan Festival of the Fine Arts

Holy Cross Retreat Center 600 Holy Cross Road Mesilla Park, NM 88047

The Franciscan Festival of Fine Art is sponsored by the Holy Cross Retreat Center (HCRC) to promote appreciation for fine artists and their work. All participants are approved by a […]

Las Cruces Wine Festival

Southern New Mexico State Fairgrounds 12125 Robert Larson Blvd, Las Cruces, NM, United States

Sample over 200 wines from New Mexico's finest wineries. Find your favorite to enjoy by the glass. And purchase by the bottle or case with special Festival pricing. ENJOY ALL […]

Pokemon Go Party – POKEMON GOOOOO

Las Cruces Plaza Downtown 100 N. Main Street, NM, United States

September 8, 2023 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM 100 N. Main Street Las Cruces , 88001 POKEMON GOOOOO - The Las Cruces Fair Farmers Market is hosting a Pokémon Go […]

Summer Fair Farmers Friday Night Market

Las Cruces Plaza Downtown 100 N. Main Street, NM, United States

Dates: September 8, 2023 Price: Free Time: 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM Friday Night Market - Join us Friday night from 4-9pm on Plaza de Las Cruces for our themed […]

Low & Slow Lowrider Culture on the Border

nmsu museum

Dates: September 8, 2023 Price: Free Time: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM 1280 E. University Museum Las Cruces , NM 88003 The University would like to invite you to a […]

2023 MOVIES IN THE PARK – Turning Red

Young Park 850 S. Walnut St., Las Cruces, NM, United States

Movies in the Park will begin at dusk on Saturday, June 10th, with “Lyle, Lyle Crocodile”. Movies will be shown on select Saturdays  in  June, July,  and  August, at Young […]

Yoga on the Monument

Organ Mountains Dripping Springs Natural Area 15000 Dripping Springs Road, Las Cruces, NM, United States

Join us for a rejuvenating morning of yoga amidst the breathtaking beauty of the Organ Mountains in Las Cruces, NM. This in-person event will take place on Saturday, September 9, […]

Peña Blanca Guided Hike

Peña Blanca

Come join a BLM archaeologist for a hike to Peña Blanca in the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument! Attendees will learn about the prehistory of the Peña Blanca area and […]

Sábados on Bikes with Friends

Young Park 850 S. Walnut St., Las Cruces, NM, United States

We are SO excited to announce "Sábados on Bikes with Friends"! We've partnered with Friends of the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks to put together monthly bike clinics for kids of all […]

2023 Classic Film Series – Cry Baby

Rio Grande Theatre 211 N Downtown Mall, Las Cruces, NM, United States

September 9, 2023 @ 7pm Price: $5 A prim and proper schoolgirl goes against her mother’s wishes when she dates a motorcycle-riding juvenile delinquent (Johnny Depp). Concessions served including snacks, […]

Yoga on the Monument

Organ Mountains Dripping Springs Natural Area 15000 Dripping Springs Road, Las Cruces, NM, United States

Join us for a rejuvenating morning of yoga amidst the breathtaking beauty of the Organ Mountains in Las Cruces, NM. This in-person event will take place on Saturday, September 10, […]

Shine On Floyd’s Tribute to Pink Floyd at the Rio Grande

Rio Grande Theatre 211 N Downtown Mall, Las Cruces, NM, United States

Presented By: Shine On Floyd band Dates: September 10, 2023 Price: $30 Time: 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM Don't miss Shine On Floyd's tribute to Pink Floyd at the Rio […]

OMDP Economic report reception

Friends Office 211 N water St, Las Cruces, NM, United States

Join us for the OMDP Economic Report Reception, where we'll dive into the economic impact the designation of OMDP has had. OMDP Economic Report Reception Join us for an exciting […]

White Sands Balloon and Music Festival 2023

White Sands National Monument 19955 Highway 70 West, Alamogordo, NM, United States

Come out and see the wonderful and colorful hot air balloons! September 15, 2023 - September 16, 2023 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM MDT

Diez Y Seis De Septiembre Fiesta

Mesilla Plaza 2372-2420 Calle Principal, Las Cruces, NM, United States

Dates: September 16, 2023 - September 17, 2023 Mexican Independence Day! Join the village of Mesilla as they commemorate Mexico’s independence. Be sure to catch folklorico dances, mariachi music, and […]

Dripping Springs Guided Hike

Organ Mountains Dripping Springs Natural Area 15000 Dripping Springs Road, Las Cruces, NM, United States

Theme: The ethnobotany and historical hike to the Dripping Springs Mountain Camp and Boyd Sanatorium MORE INFO Hike is led by Tom Dormody Easy-moderate hike, takes roughly 3-3.5 hours so […]

Prehistoric Trackways Guided Hike

Prehistoric Trackways 32°21′0″N 106°54′0″W / 32.35000°N 106.90000°W

Depending on the weather, Colin may offer the short or long version. See both descriptions here: Come join us for a shorter hike to the Brachiopod Sidewalk at the Prehistoric […]

Trail Talk

Salud! de Mesilla 1800 Avenida de Mesilla, Las Cruces, United States

Hiking the Bishop's Cap Loop: Geology, Plant, and Historical Highlights  Join Visit Las Cruces for a presentation about Hiking the Bishop's Cap Loop. Dr. Tom Dormody, Docent for Friends of […]

Summer Fair Farmers Friday Night Market

Las Cruces Plaza Downtown 100 N. Main Street, NM, United States

September 22, 2023 Price: Free Time: 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM Friday Night Market - Join us Friday night from 4-9pm on Plaza de Las Cruces for our themed night […]

National Public Lands Day

National Public Lands Day – Free entrance to White Sands National Monument (NPS) and BLM-managed recreation areas (Dripping Springs, Aguirre Springs, Three Rivers Petroglyph Site) “Established in 1994 and held […]

2023 MOVIES IN THE PARK – Super Mario Bros

Young Park 850 S. Walnut St., Las Cruces, NM, United States

Movies in the Park will begin at dusk on Saturday, June 10th, with “Lyle, Lyle Crocodile”. Movies will be shown on select Saturdays  in  June, July,  and  August, at Young […]

Public Lands Day Cleanup

Join volunteers across the country on September 23 for National Public Lands Day, celebrating 30 years of care and community for our public lands.! Water and snacks provided Volunteers should […]

Southern New Mexico State Fair & Rodeo

Southern New Mexico State Fairgrounds 12125 Robert Larson Blvd, Las Cruces, NM, United States

2125 Robert Larson Boulevard (575) 524-8602 Dates: September 27, 2023 - October 1, 2023 The Southern New Mexico State Fair has something for everyone; a midway, an auction, food, music, […]

Full Moon Hike at White Sands National Park

White Sands National Monument 19955 Highway 70 West, Alamogordo, NM, United States

19955 Highway 70 East Alamagordo , NM 88310 whsa_interpretation@nps.gov (575) 479-6124 Dates: September 28, 2023 Time: 7:00 PM Have you ever wanted to hike the dunes under the magical glow […]

Jazz & Blues Festival

Mesilla Plaza 2372-2420 Calle Principal, Las Cruces, NM, United States

September 29, 2023 - September 30, 2023 12:00 AM to 11:45 PM Old Mesilla Plaza. (575) 526-2620. Please visit website for more information: https://www.mesillanm.gov/events/

Full Moon Night

White Sands National Monument 19955 Highway 70 West, Alamogordo, NM, United States

Dates: September 29, 2023 Price: Program is free. Park entrance fees of $25 per vehicle apply unless you have a National Park pass. Time: 7:00 PM Enjoy the radiance of the dunes beneath a full moon with live music, ranger programs, and special guest presenters and artists. Full Moon Nights share the cultural legacy of […]

Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Rio Grande Theatre 211 N Downtown Mall, Las Cruces, NM, United States

Join us for the 2023 Wild & Scenic Film Festival on September 30 from 6-8pm at the Rio Grande Theatre SYRCL’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival inspires environmental activism and a love for nature–through film. Wild & Scenic shares an urgent call to action, encouraging festival-goers to learn more about what they can do to […]