For 49 years, the Golden Aspen Motorcycle Association has hosted riders and enthusiasts in Ruidoso, NM for the Golden Aspen (Est. 1969) and AspenCash (Est. 1997) motorcycle rallies. In 2018, the father-son team of Humberto and Blayne Maldonado, both long-time Ruidoso residents and rally participants and supporters, have taken over the association from former owners Ron and Jill Andrews.
Join us for this fun and family-friendly event that brings our community together and raises vital funds to help the Alzheimer Society.
Celebrate Autumn in Ruidoso with a weekend of cool cars, hot chili, and a festive parade! Parade begins at the top of Sudderth & Mechem and finishes in front of Ruidoso Valley Chamber of Commerce.
Ruidoso's celebration of the fall season includes a parade through mid-town, an arts and crafts fair, a rod run and car show, and the New Mexico State Open Chili Cook-Off.
The Ruidoso Toss No Mas Community Clean Up will be held Sunday, October 14, 2018 at the Wingfield Park Pavilion from 1:00 - 3:00 pm. Registration begins at 12 pm. Trash bags, gloves, snack & drink will be provided. To learn more about youth fundraising opportunities, please call David at the Parks & Recreation Office at (575) 257-5030.
Join us for Midtown Trick-or-Treating and a Haunted Halloween at Wingfield Park on Monday October 31, 2018 from 3 - 5 PM. There's a costume contest for children 17 and younger. Pumpkin carving, glow necklace, candy and much more. See you there!
Please come out and kick off the Christmas Season while viewing the beautiful Christmas lights put up by the Parks and Recreation Department. Enjoy Christmas carolers, music, sleigh rides, and don’t miss your visit with Santa Claus.
Get your adventure on year-round! Ruidoso Parks & Rec offers a wide variety of facilities for the pursuit of recreation and sport. From playgrounds and walking trails to tennis courts and a municipal swimming pool complete with a water slide, plus lakes and rivers you can fish, we have plenty of places to relax or be active.
Looking for a unique venue to host a special event or gathering? Ruidoso parks offer a variety of venues to host everything from picnics to concerts, weddings to birthday parties. In addition we have venues for sporting events with soccer fields, tennis courts, pickle ball courts and baseball/softball fields.