Join us for flying fun! Bring your own, purchase and build your own, and view kite demonstrations by professionals. FREE to attend! Fun for all ages. There will be food concessions and jumping houses for the little ones.
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 Toss No Mas Community Clean Up will be held Sunday, October 13, 2019 at School House Park, from 1:00 - 3:00 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 October 31st from 3:00 - 5:00 PM. There's a costume contest for children 17 and younger. Pumpkin carving, glow necklace, candy and much more. See you there!
Celebrate Dia de Los Muertos with us! We'll have food, drinks, and plenty of activities for the whole family.
Put down that fork and put on your running shoes for the After Turkey–Turkey Trot in Ruidoso, a 5K Run-Walk around The Links at Sierra Blanca. Registration begins at 8:30 AM with entry fee of one or more cans of food to support the Lincoln County Food Bank. T-Shirts will be handed out to the first 30 who register as sizes and supplies last.
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.
Beautifully lit and fantastically festive, the Festival of Lights–Parade of Lights starts at 5:30 pm from the corner of Sudderth and Mechem through Midtown, down to the Chamber of Commerce.
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.