New Mexico Events Calendar

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241For the love of Art Month (Las Cruces)

A month-long celebration of the arts in Las Cruces and Mesilla




MimbresChocolate Fantasia (Silver City)






HomeSanta Fe Japanese Cultural Festival

April 16th, 2016

A celebration of traditional Japanese martial arts, food, music, arts and crafts.



5892_11661289497954_bigthumbTrinity Site Open House

April 2nd, 2016

This event is free and open to the public. No reservations are required.


Hiv-WalkHIV Walk New Mexico and 5K Fun Run

April 17th, 2016
Check-in begins at Noon
UNM North Golf Course
2201 Tucker Road NE
Albuquerque, NM 87106

The funds raised by HIV Walk New Mexico & 5K Fun Run 2016 support organizations that provide treatment, medication, prevention education, behavioral health services, substance abuse counseling, and research to those living with and affected by HIV/Stage 3(AIDS).

GatheringofNationsGathering of Nations Pow Wow at the University of New Mexico (Albuquerque)

April 28th -30th, 2016

A full weekend of Native American Nations showing off their heritage and talent.



Town-of-Mesilla-Text1-300x85Cinco De Mayo Fiesta

May 5th
Mesilla, NM


SNMWineFestivalSouthern New Mexico Wine Festival

May 28th – 30th, 2016

Bringing together wineries from around the state in a relaxed setting, the Southern New Mexico Wine Festival is the place to be Memorial weekend! Find the wines you like through sampling, purchase a glass to enjoy on site and buy bottles to take home to enjoy later. Plus, Enjoy the delicious foods, dance to live music and shop the arts & crafts booths!​


RT66SummerfestMap_01Route 66 Summerfest (Albuquerque)

Albuquerque is filled with live music and entertainment, car shows, tours of historic Nob Hill, kids’ events, arts, sidewalk sales plus local wine, beer and culinary events.


SCBFAnnual Silver City Blues Festival

Albuquerque is filled with live music and entertainment, car shows, tours of historic Nob Hill, kids’ events, arts, sidewalk sales plus local wine, beer and culinary events.




Albuquerque PrideLos Ranchos Pride




epscpEl Paso Sun City Pridefest

The Largest Pride Celebration in West Texas!



FestivalFlamencoFestival Flamenco

P.O. Box 4502
Albuquerque, NM 87196

Festival Flamenco Internacional is the largest gathering of flamenco dance and music in the United States, with the most diverse and high quality flamenco experience available in terms of education and performance.


Albuquerque PrideAlbuquerque Pride Parade and PrideFest

New Mexico’s Largest LGBT Event.


Santa Fe Pride LogoSanta Fe Pride

Celebrate your pride in this unique 400 year old town.


header_03Southern New Mexico Pride (Las Cruces)

Held in Las Cruces, fast growing LGBT Community.


MountainofBluesAnnual Mountain of Blues Festival (Ruidoso)

National touring artists regularly headline this event, held outdoors in mid-town Ruidoso. Additional events are held at the Quarters on Friday night and Sunday afternoon. And don’t miss the BeerFest!






LasCrucesAnnual 4th of July Electric Light Parade, Celebration and Fireworks


UFOFestivalRoswell UFO Festival


DemingPrideDeming Pride

A yearly event where we come together to stand for Equality and Pride. We stand together as a family.


imgresGallup Pride

Annual Pride in Northwestern New Mexico


Zia-Regional-RodeoZIA Regional Rodeo

August 12th – 14th, 2016
Rodeo de Santa Fe
3237 Rodeo Road
Santa Fe, NM 87502

Produced by the New Mexico Gay Rodeo Association. 2nd Largest Rodeo in the state.




Santa Fe Indian MarketSanta Fe Indian Market

The Santa Fe Indian Market is a 93-year-old Native art market. It is the largest and most prestigious Native arts market in the world and the largest cultural event in the southwest.


Demming Duck RaceGreat American Duck Race (Deming)

Features feisty waterfowl fighting feathery foes in speedy duck races.



Taos PrideTaos Pride

Celebrating the LGBTQ Community


WHFNew Mexico Wine Harvest Festival



Hatch Chile FiestaHatch Chile Festival (Hatch)

In the town of Hatch 37 miles North of Las Cruces where you can do a Chile Toss! Taste the local “Hatch” chiles, famous for explosive flavor and high heat!



exponmNew Mexico State Fair

September 8th – 18th, 2016
300 San Pedro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108



Santa Fe Wine & Chile FiestaSanta Fe Wine & Chili Fiesta

September 21st -25th, 2016
1000 Cordova Place #723
Santa Fe, NM 87505

Chefs from Santa Fe’s most celebrated restaurants pair food with wines from the region.



5892_11661289497954_bigthumbTrinity Site Open House

October 1st, 2016

This event is free and open to the public. No reservations are required.

Albuquerque-International-Balloon-FiestaAlbuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

October 1st – 9th, 2016

Hundreds of balloons fill the sky at dawn and dusk.



SWGLFFSouthwest Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

Albuquerque, NM 87102

SWGLFF will run for 10 days, screen over 100 features, shorts and documentaries in over 50 programs, and represent over 20 countries, while hosting an array of guests and filmmakers – creating a truly regional experience.

Big5MarathonAnnual Big 5 Duke City Marathon (Albuquerque)

October 16th, 2016

The State’s largest and longest running marathon in the history of New Mexico.



516ARTSRufusBenefitConcert.inddRufus Wainwright Benefit Concert & VIP Reception

November 11th, 2016
8:00PM – 10:30PM

Kimo Theatre & 516 ARTS
Downtown Albuquerque

Rufus Wainwright benefit concert for 516 ARTS at the Kimo Theatre.


DODDia de los Muertos

Mesilla, NM


TDRTransgender Day of Remembrance

Transgender Day Remembrance

The Transgender Day of Remembrance is recognized annually each November 20. It is a day to memorialize fallen members of the trans* community who have been killed as a result of transphobia and hate.


2013coverAnnual Festival of the Cranes

Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge celebrates the return of the cranes.



LuminariasChristmas Carols and Luminarias on the Plaza in Old Mesilla


LuminariasLuminarias of New Mexico (State Wide)

Visit the Luminaria lined streets of Old Santa Fe, Albuquerque and Mesilla.