Deming's biggest annual draw occurs on the fourth weekend in August. Anyone can enter the races to compete for a cash prize. Other wacky events include the Great American Tortilla Toss, Outhouse Races and a Duckling…
Held in the Native American village of Tortugas, south of Las Cruces, late into the first night, drummers and masked dancers accompany a statue of Mary in a procession. On the following day, participants climb sever…
Pie Town features baking contests, followed by eating contests, horny toad races, and the coronation of a Pie Queen and King.
On the third weekend of November, featuring special tours of Bosque del Apache, wildlife workshops and arts and crafts.
Held the last full weekend in May, this music fest attracts big-name performers from across the country.
Annual Labor Day weekend festival, with a chile-eating contest, ristra-making workshop and beer garden.
Features a livestock show, an auction, a daredevil rodeo and live country music.
This five-day bike race culminates with a grueling tour of the mountains.
All Socorro turns out for the annual 49ers Festival, with parades, dancing and gambling over a long weekend.
Las Cruces celebrates all things mariachi with educational workshops and big-name performances.