Bavarian-themed, with German food and beer, along with professional polka dancing and oompah bands. Held the third weekend in October.
Held on the first weekend in October, Aspenfest features a chile cook-off, a classic car show and a street festival.
Held at Ruidoso Downs on the second weekend in October, with cowboy poetry, chuckwagon cooking and horsebreaking.
Takes over the July 4 weekend, and features a powwow, a rodeo and arts-and-crafts demonstrations.
This juried art show, on the last weekend of July, attracts artists, browsers and buyers from all over the Southwest.
Thirty thousand motorcycle-riders flock to Ruidoso on the third weekend of September.