Las Cruces Museums and Events



  • Cinco de Mayo - An annual celebration held in the historic Mesilla Valley square inspired by the Mexican victory at the battle of Puebla
  • Southern New Mexico Wine Festival - Discover wines from around the state, enjoy live music and shop for unique arts and crafts over Memorial Day Weekend
  • Hatch Chile Festival - A two-day celebration over Labor Day weekend of the world-famous chile harvest in southern New Mexico
  • Southern New Mexico State Fair Rodeo - Experience southern New Mexico’s largest state fair and rodeo each fall
  • Annual International Mariachi Conference - Mariachi music fills the air each fall during this 5-day festival and performance showcase celebrating the cultural and visual arts
  • Country Music Festival - Three days of heritage and up-and-coming country acts straight from Nashville
  • Renaissance ArtsFaire - Experience this showcase of local and regional artists, crafts and entertainers and culinary delights