Ruidoso Pickleball Club will be hosting a Super Senior International Pickleball Association (SSIPA) Tournament on August 22 - 25, 2019 at the White Mountain Sports Complex Tennis Courts starting at 8:00 am each day. Anyone that is 60+ years of age is welcome to enter. Everyone is welcome to watch.
Come wish Smokey Bear a happy 75th birthday. Our special Smokey Bear birthday party will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on August 10, 2019 at Wingfield Park in Ruidoso. Have your picture taken with the birthday bear himself, enjoy cupcakes, games, a raffle, and refreshments.
Bring your pooch to the pool for some doggie paddle fun! The Ruidoso Municipal Pool closes for the summer with a fun-filled Dog Days of Summer Pooch Party and Donation Event for the Ruidoso Humane Society. Swimming is exclusively for dogs and their owners.
End of summer is near and we think you deserve a party! Early bird ticket: $15/person or $20 ticket at the door. Ticket includes 1 drink voucher and swim & slide entry. Must be 21 or older to attend. Space is limited. Call or visit our Parks and Rec office, or the Ruidoso Swimming Pool for your tickets today!
In memory of Yank Kannady, we are hosting the 3rd Annual Organ donor Awareness Run. This year we will have a 10K, 5K and 1 mile run. The run will be directed by Race Adventures Unlimited. It will start at the White Mountain Park complex. All proceeds go to help us continue to raise awareness about organ donation and register new donors.
Join us for our Summer Movie Nights with Ralph Breaks the Internet Friday, July 12, 2019 at Sundown at the White Mountain Recreational Complex. FREE to attend! Bring your blankets, lawn chairs, and we'll have snacks and popcorn available.
Lace up those running shoes and get those buns in gear for the 37th Schlotzsky’s Bun Run! The Bun Run is the perfect race for casual runners and serious racers! And don’t forget the kids and pets! Kids are welcome to sign up for the 5K, but if they aren’t quite ready they can run the kids only 1K!
Break out the small rods and reels for young anglers to tests their skills. Grindstone Lake in Ruidoso will be teeming with activity the morning of June 15, 2019, as children line the shore to try out their casting arms.
Support High Mountain Youth Project's Drop-In Center for at Risk High School Kids by entering a team in the Bed Race! Catch the Parade through Midtown beginning at 9:00 am Saturday morning. Then, watch as the teams race their beds back to Zipline Park for a Chile Cookoff. Following the race there will be activities at the park! All proceeds benefit the High Mountain Youth Project.
Bring the kiddos out to enjoy the largest Easter Egg Hunt in the area. Over 5,000 eggs are hidden for children ages 12 and under. After the event, enjoy fire truck rides, visits with the Easter Bunny and Smokey Bear might even be there!
Come out and join Ruidoso Parks and Rec for the First Annual Bunny Run at Cedar Creek. You are welcome to run / walk with an Easter Costume. We'll have Medals for the "Top 3" Finishers in each division. The Village of Ruidoso, Parks & Recreation Easter Egg Hunt will be right after the Run at 10:00AM. Registration fee: $15. For more information call Parks and Recreation at 575-257-5030.
Join us for this family-friendly annual event benefiting the Lincoln County Food Bank. This event begins in the parking lot between the dog park and the tennis courts at the White Mountain Sports Complex and completes one time around the Links Walking Trail.
Showcase your fitness through a dribbling, shooting, and rebounding skills competition in the sport of basketball. This program is free for all participants and organizations. Boys and girls, ages 13 and younger, compete separately in two different age groups: 11U and 13U. The event location is the Horton Gymnasium.
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.
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 Kite Festival
Date: Saturday, September 22, 2018 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sunday, September 23, 2018 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
White Mountain Recreation Complex
Join us for free flying fun! Bring your own, purchase and build your own, and view kite demonstrations by professionals.
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.
Come and see the work of local artists at Art in the Park in Wingfield Park located near the Midtown Shopping District. Free to artists, residents and visitors from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m..
Come and see the work of local artists at Art in the Park in Wingfield Park located near the Midtown Shopping District. Free to artists, residents and visitors from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.. Additional Art in the Park events are set for Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018.
Come and see the work of local artists at Art in the Park in Wingfield Park located near the Midtown Shopping District. Free to artists, residents and visitors from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.. Additional Art in the Park dates are set for Saturday July 7 and Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018.