There is always something going on in Las Cruces. From festivals and fiestas to art shows and annual events, Las Cruces offers visitors a way to enjoy our wonderful culture, relaxed atmosphere and of course our 350 days of sunshine a year! Click on the monthly calendar link for a detailed list of everything Las Cruces has to offer. Four of Las Cruces’ annual events – the Whole Enchilada Fiesta, the Renaissance ArtsFaire, Cowboy Days and Fiesta de San Ysidro – have been voted to the list of the Top 100 Events in North America by the American Bus Association.

 

January Featured Events

 

January 13
Ralph Kirshbaum, Cello & Shai Wosner, Piano “Back to Bach”
Cellist Ralph Kirschbaum, called “an upper echelon cellist,” who performs with the World’s Leading Orchestras will return to the region. 
WHERE: Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main St.
TIME: 7:30 pm COST: $20-115 INFO: 575-523-6403,
riograndetheatre.com

January 14
Aggie Men’s Basketball vs. Missouri-Kansas City
WHERE: New Mexico State University Pan American Center, 1801 E. University Ave. TIME: 7 pm COST: $8-31 
INFO: 575-646-1420, nmstatesports.com

January 15 – 31
Shooting Star
There are plenty of laughs in Shooting Star, but at every important moment, every emotional high, every startling revelation, the theatre grows utterly silent.
WHERE: Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Downtown Mall
TIME: Friday-Saturday 8 pm, Sunday 2:30 pm COST: $8-12
INFO: 575-523-1223, no-strings.org

January 16
Aggie Men’s Basketball vs. Chicago State
WHERE: New Mexico State University Pan American Center,
1801 E. University Ave. TIME: 7 pm COST: $8-31 
INFO: 575-646-1420, nmstatesports.com

January 16
Robert Mirabal
Two-time Grammy Award winner, Robert Mirabal, lives with his family at the foot of the sacred Taos Mountain in northern New Mexico. Maintaining a traditional life, keeping the centuries-old customs of the Taos Pueblo people, Robert has been described as a Native American “Renaissance man” – musician, composer, painter, master craftsman, poet, actor, screenwriter, horseman and farmer – and he travels extensively playing his music all over the world. 
WHERE: Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main St. TIME: 7:30 pm
COST: $20-30 INFO: 575-523-6403, riograndetheatre.com

January 17
Valinor Quartet
The Valinor Quartet offers a unique hybrid of music from classical jazz to the Beatles. 
WHERE: Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main St. TIME: 3 pm
COST: $26 INFO: 575-405-7429,  www.lascrucescca.oom

January 19
Every Other Tuesday – Flat Black
When it comes to power rock trios, Flat Black breaks the mold. Their original music comes from a love of all things Rock-n-Roll with a blues based vibe like no one else. A very high energy mix of a passion to play and perform, combined with their years of experience puts their shows in a league of their own.
WHERE: Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main St. TIME: 6:30
pm COST: Free INFO: 575-523-6403, riograndetheatre.com

January 21
Aggie Women’s Basketball vs. Seattle U
WHERE: New Mexico State University Pan American Center,
1801 E. University Ave. TIME: 7 pm COST: $8-31 
INFO: 575-646-1420, nmstatesports.com

January 23
Aggie Women’s Basketball vs. CSU Bakersfield
WHERE: New Mexico State University Pan American Center,
1801 E. University Ave. TIME: 2 pm COST: $8-31  INFO: 575-646-1420, nmstatesports.com

January 29
Quint Quintet “An Evening of Tango”
An evening of the finest “Nuevo Tango” music with the Quint Quintet, led by violinist Philippe Quint. 
WHERE: New Mexico State University, Atkinson Recital Hall, 1075 N. Horseshoe Circle TIME: 7:30 pm
COST: $20-115 INFO: 915-833-9400, eppm.org

January 29
Mark Nizer
Don’t miss the combination of original comedy, world class juggling, movement, music and technology that promises a spellbinding evening. 
WHERE: Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main St.
TIME: 7:30 pm COST: $25-35 INFO: 575-523-6403,
riograndetheatre.com

January 30
Aggie Men’s Basketball Team vs. UT Rio Grande Valley
WHERE: New Mexico State University Pan American Center, 1801 E. University Ave. TIME: 7 pm COST: $8-31 INFO: 575-646-1420, nmstatesports.co

January 30
Lake Lucero
The White Sands National Monument covers 275 square miles of desert. Sandwiched between the dunes and the San Andres Mountains, lies a vast area known as the Alkali Flat. Lake Lucero lies in the southwest corner of this flat, which is the lowest part, and together they make up the source of the dunes.  Reservations required and accepted one month in advance on their website.  Program fees may apply.
WHERE: White Sands National Monument, 45 miles east of Las Cruces, Hwy. 70 TIME: 2 pm COST: $5
INFO: 575-479-6124 ext. 236, nps.gov/whsa

More Events

Daily Events Calendar (a detailed listing of Las Cruces events)
2016 Annual Events Calendar (list of our major annual events)
Ongoing Events (events that happen every week, month)
New Event Form (click to submit your event for consideration)