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.

 

June Featured Events

 

June 3-August 20
Plastics Unwrapped
Everything you ever wanted to know about plasitc.
WHERE: Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St.
TIME: Tuesday-Friday 10 am-4:30 pm, Saturday 9 am – 4:30 pm COST: Free INFO: 575-541-2154,
las-cruces.org/museums

June 3-July 2
Fire & Fiber
A visual arts collaboration of clay and fiber artists.
WHERE: Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St.
TIME: Tuesday-Friday 10 am-4:30 pm, Saturday 9 am – 4:30 pm COST: Free INFO: 575-541-2154,
las-cruces.org/museums

June 4-5
St. Genevieve’s Annual Summer Antique and Collectible Show and Sale
A show and sale featuring antiques, collectibles, jewelry and free appraisals.
WHERE: St. Genevieve’s Parish Hall, 1025 E. Las Cruces Ave.  TIME: Saturday 10 am-5 pm, Sunday 10 am-4 pm.  COST: $2 INFO: 575-649-6959

June 5
Bumps, Babies & Beyond
Activities for kids, special events, crafts and informational booths for parents.
WHERE: Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E. University Ave. TIME: Call COST: Call INFO: 575-522-1232, BumpsBabiesBeyondExpo.com

June 17-July 3
The Real Thing
The play focuses on the relationship between Henry and Annie, an actress who is part of a committee to free Brodie, a Scottish soldier imprisoned for burning a memorial wreath during a protest.
WHERE: Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Downtown Mall.
TIME: Friday and Saturday 8 pm, Sunday 2:30 pm.
COST: $8-12 INFO: 575-523-1223, no-strings.org

June 18
Annual Kiwanis Kars for Kids
Antique, classic and custom cars.
WHERE: Young Park, 1905 E. Nevada Ave.
TIME: 10 am-3 pm COST: Free INFO: 575-525-9478

June 18
Battle of the Badges
Boxing match between Las Cruces fire fighters and Las Cruces police officers.
WHERE: Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E. University Ave. TIME: 6 pm  COST: $20  INFO: 575-202-0823

june 19
Full Moon Hikes
Hike the moonlit dunes with a ranger.
WHERE: White Sands National Monument, 45 miles east of Las Cruces. TIME: 8 pm COST: $4-8. Reservations required  INFO: 575-479-6124, ext. 236, nps.gov/whsa

June 20
Full Moon Nights
Listen to music, learn about the monument, and enjoy the beauty of the moonlit dunes.
WHERE: White Sands National Monument, 45 miles east of Las Cruces.  TIME: 8 pm.  COST: $5.  INFO: 575-479-6124, ext. 236, nps.gov/whsa

June 25
“Raft the Rio Grande” Raft Race and Festival
Home built rafts, many made of recycled materials, race down the Rio Grande. Music, food, kids’ events, displays.
WHERE: La Llorona Park, Picacho Rd. and the Rio Grande.
TIME: 7 am-4 pm COST: Free INFO: 410-925-9126

 

 

 

 

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)