Cultural in Ruidoso


Bavarian-themed, with German food and beer, along with professional polka dancing and oompah bands. Held the third weekend in October.
Cultural in Ruidoso


Held on the first weekend in October, Aspenfest features a chile cook-off, a classic car show and a street festival.
Cultural in Ruidoso

Lincoln County Cowboy Symposium

Held at Ruidoso Downs on the second weekend in October, with cowboy poetry, chuckwagon cooking and horsebreaking.
Cultural in Ruidoso

Apache Maiden Puberty Ceremony

Takes over the July 4 weekend, and features a powwow, a rodeo and arts-and-crafts demonstrations.
Art in Ruidoso

Ruidoso Art Festival

This juried art show, on the last weekend of July, attracts artists, browsers and buyers from all over the Southwest.
Cultural in Ruidoso

Golden Aspen Motorcycle

Thirty thousand motorcycle-riders flock to Ruidoso on the third weekend of September.